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South African government falters on SAA restructuring

The South African government has addressed a long-awaited rescue plan for the country's flag carrier, which calls for as much as 10bn rand ($580m USD) in fresh bailout funding.

SAA could receive a further $1.2bn from South African government

A new draft proposal has been announced by administrators overseeing the finances of South African Airways, which includes a US$1.2 billion bailout loan to help the airline overcome the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. The team was given 25 days to come up with the plan in May. The proposal is just that, a request,

Monday airline updates: South Africa eyes new national carrier

The South African government will attempt to create a new national flag carrier out of the remains of struggling South African Airways, which is on the brink of liquidation.

Airlines update: South African Airways lays off all staff

South African Airways will lay off all of its staff at the end of April after the national government ruled out further assistance to the struggling airline.

Sleepy outlook for cabin crew on ultra-long haul flights

Cabin crew on ultra-long range flights could feel sleepy on the job because of a perception of higher workloads, new research suggests.

Did you hear the (other) one about the unqualified pilot?

South African Airways is taking legal action against a pilot who claimed he had an ATPL when, it seems, he didn’t. What are the implications?


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