South African Airways Newswire

South African Airways Newswire

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  1. South Africa deports 90 NigeriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Vanguard

    According to DSP Joseph Alabi, the spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command , the deportees ,who were all men, landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 3.30pm. He said they were brought back to Nigeria from Johannesburg aboard a South African Airways aircraft with registration number BBB712 He said : "This afternoon, about 3.30pm, 90 Nigerians were deported from South Africa for committing immigration-related offences.

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  2. Again South Africa deports 90 NigeriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Vanguard

    Alabi said the deportees, who are all men, landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 3.30pm. He said they were brought back to Nigeria aboard a South African Airways aircraft with registration number BBB712 from Johannesburg.

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  3. 'Zuma could be called in to get SAA money back from abroad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Iol.co.za

    If all else failed, National Treasury might enlist the help of President Jacob Zuma to secure the repatriation of South African Airways funds from fellow African states, Deputy Finance Minister Sifiso Buthelezi told MPs on Wednesday. Buthelezi told Parliament's standing committee on finance the efforts to get the funds back could "include going to talk to the president to see if he would make himself available should need" to talk to his counterparts in Angola, Nigeria, Senegal and Zimbabwe.

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  4. .com | Workers are booing Zuma for the wrong reasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | News24

    ... state. They must imagine the government nationalising their pension funds and run them the way it runs South African Airways or Petro SA. Business leaders and workers need to understand that they are not enemies. They are allies whose interests are ...

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  5. SAA will get cash injection this year, says Treasury DGRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Iol.co.za

    South African Airways will receive a cash injection from National Treasury during the course of the year, but the size of it was still being debated, outgoing director general of finance, Lungisa Fuzile, said on Tuesday. Fuzile told Parliament's standing committee on finance that this much was made clear by former finance minister Pravin Gordhan in February.

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  6. MPs grill Gigaba on radical economic transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Mail & Guardian

    ... such as transformation in the financial sector, the issue of rotation of auditors and the vacancies at South African Airways. Carrim said the process of appointing a chief executive officer and a chief financial officer at SAA has been long overdue, ...

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    Monday May 8 | Al Bawaba

    ... as the property and infrastructure portfolio. Prior to Etihad, Ricky held roles as Group Treasurer at South African Airways and Managing Director in the Standard Bank Group. Ricky holds a Masters Degree in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering and ...

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  8. Hogan to leave Etihad on July 1; Gammell to be interim group CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Air Transport World

    ... Thirion has overseen Etihad Group's treasury since he joined the company in 2007, following roles as South African Airways (SAA) group treasurer and managing director in the Standard Bank Group. "Ray and Ricky are experienced leaders and have the ...

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  9. Nigeria: Experts Warn Against Sale of Aero, Arik to Foreign AirlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | AllAfrica.com

    ... history of such cooperation in the past between Nigeria Airways and KLM or the Nigeria Airways and South African Airways in the 90s and the one for establishing Virgin Nigeria between the government and Virgin Atlantic. "In the event that the ...

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  10. .com | Strike ends at South African AirwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | News24

    South African Airways says cabin crew members whose strike forced some flight cancellations have returned to work after a court order. The financially struggling airline has said that it hopes for a negotiated solution to the dispute with the South African Cabin Crew Association, a labour union whose members went on strike on Wednesday to demand higher meal allowances when working outside South Africa.

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  11. Strike ends at South African Airways after court rulingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 27 | The Gazette

    South African Airways says cabin crewmembers whose strike forced some flight cancellations have returned to work after a court order. The financially struggling airline said Thursday that it hopes for a negotiated solution to the dispute with the South African Cabin Crew Association, a labor union whose members went on strike Wednesday to demand higher meal allowances when working outside South Africa.

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  12. SAA to passengers: 'We apologise for any inconvenience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Iol.co.za

    South African Airways said on Thursday that they would be assisting passengers who could not travel to their destinations due to the cabin crew strike at no extra fee. SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali said in a statement: "We apologise for any inconvenience to our customers as a result of the service disruptions, and we are assisting all passengers who could not travel due to the strike action to ensure they reach their intended destination as soon as possible."

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  13. Strike forces South African Airways to cancel some flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    FILE A South African airways flight takes off as another one is parked in a bay on the tarmac at the Johannesburg OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg South Africa However, today's strike, which has caused the cancellation of 32 flights, and has left thousands of passengers stranded at airports throughout the country, is a symptom of a much deeper crisis at South African Airways. "We are in close contact with the airline to ensure that we are prepared for all eventualities arising from the strike", said Gunkel-Keuler.

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  14. Strike forces South African Airways to cancel 32 flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    South African Airways on Wednesday cancelled nearly three dozen flights, most of them domestic, because of a strike by some cabin crew. The national carrier doesn't have enough crewmembers to operate all its flights and is working to help passengers affected by cancellations and delays, the airline said.

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  15. SAA cabin crew to return to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Iol.co.za

    South African Cabin Crew Association on Wednesday said they would return to work following the Labour court putting an end to the cabin crew strike. Around 200 flight attendants were gathered outside the South African Airways head office in Kempton Park in protest against low international meal allowances.

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  16. South African Airways cabin crew begins strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Vanguard

    Cabin crew at South African Airways went on strike on Wednesday over pay benefits, a top workers' union at the state-owned carrier said. The South African Cabin Crew Association said that its nearly 1,400 in-flight workers would down tools indefinitely.

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  17. SAA pleads with customers to 'bear with them'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Iol.co.za

    South African Airways on Wednesday pleaded with their customers and stakeholders to "bear with them" as they were experiencing operational delays and flight cancellations due to industrial action by members of their cabin crew. Around 200 flight attendants have gathered outside the SAA head office in Kempton Park in protest against low international meal allowances.

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  18. South Africa: South African Airways Ready for Service DisruptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | AllAfrica.com

    South African Airways says preparations are underway to support service disruptions as the South African Cabin Crew Association has started its strike. In a statement on Tuesday, SAA advised its customers and stakeholders that the airline had been served with a notice of intention to embark on industrial action by SACCA.

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  19. #SAAStrike grounds planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Iol.co.za

    South African Airways says it is experiencing operational delays and flight cancellations due to industrial action by members of its cabin crew. Speaking on 702 this morning, the spokesperson for the South African Cabin Crew Association said the crew had not had an international meal allowance increase in six years.

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  20. Hugh Masekela Hospitalized, Jazz Epistles Show at the Town Hall ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... produced by The Town Hall and (Le) Poisson Rouge, in partnership with WBGO, South African Tourism, and South African Airways. Tickets for this event are from $37 to $127 (VIP, includes reception with the artists) and are available for sale via The ...

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