South African Airways

South African Airways probed after “take-off blunder” on covid vaccine flight to Brussels, Belgium

On 25 February, South African Airways operated an Airbus A340-600 (registered ZS-SNG) from Johannesburg, South Africa to Brussels, Belgium to…

South African Airways Airbus A340-600 at Brussels to fetch Covid-19 vaccines

This 25 February morning, after a failed trip cancelled in favour of TUIfly Belgium, South Africa managed to send one…

TUI fly Belgium replaced South African Airways for a shipment of Covid-19 vaccines to South Africa

Flight plans had been filed for a South African Airways Airbus A340-600 registered ZS-SNG to fly from Johannesburg to Brussels…

South African Airways suspends its operations amid lack of funding

Ailing airline South African Airways (SAA), in "business rescue"-modus as from December 2019, has suspended its flight operations. The struggling…

South African Airways to be replaced by new airline

The South African government National Transport Movement (NTM) says a decision to shut down South African Airways and form a…

South African Government refuses additional state aid for ailing South African Airways

The South African government has refused South African Airways (SAA) an additional loan of approximately €500 million. South African Airways…

South African Airways arrives at Brussels on 10 April

On 9 April, South African Airways is going to operate a repatriation flight from Johannesburg and Cape Town to Brussels,…

[Coronavirus] South African Airways temporarily suspends all commercial operations until 16 April

After careful consideration and to be consistent with South Africa’s countrywide 21-day lock-down to prevent the spread of COVID-19, South…

[Coronavirus] South African Airways suspends all international flights until the end of May 2020

South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it will immediately suspend all international operations until 31 May 2020 in response…

SAA brings Miss Universe back home aboard new Airbus A350-900 aircraft

South African Airways (SAA) was honoured to bring Miss Universe 2019, Zozibini Tunzi back home aboard its brand new Airbus…

South African Airways announces restructuring with a series of route cancellations

South African Airways today announced the airline's restructuring program. A transformation into a sustainable and profitable business, the airline said.…

South African Airways’ Airbus A350 now operates flights to and from New York

Most technology-advanced aircraft available for international ultra-long-haul travel between New York and Johannesburg South African Airways (SAA) has introduced the…

South African Airways has been placed into “business rescue” – modus

South African Airways (SAA) has been placed into business rescue modus, Minister of Public Enterprises P.J. Gordhan wrote in a…

South African Airways cancels nearly all flights on 15 and 16 November due to industrial actions

South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled nearly all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday, 15 November and…

South African Civil Aviation Authority cancels 12 flights of aircraft maintained by South African Airways Technical

A Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) inspection of the technical maintenance division of South African Airways (SAAT) saw British Airways, Kulula.com…

Four African airlines in talks to form an alliance

South African Airways, Kenya Airways, Air Mauritius and RwandAir are in talks to create an alliance before March 2019, in…

Emirates and South African Airways to expand strategic partnership

Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic…

Eurowings and South African Airways work closely together

• Two strong partners will work together in future • The German airline will supply high-quality feeder flights in the…

South African Airways on the verge of bankruptcy

South African Airways is on the verge of bankruptcy, according to information given to the country's parliament. The national carrier…

South African Airways takes delivery of its first A330-300 aircraft

South African Airways (SAA), has taken delivery of its first of five new leased A330-300 widebody jetliners, becoming Airbus’s first…