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Gordhan reveals SAA’s financial losses

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan confirmed on Tuesday that SAA had made a loss of R4.7bn in the 2014-’15 financial year. “We owe it to the South African public that we be honest and frank and truthful about the financial status of the...
Jacob Zuma

Zuma does not prefer chartered planes – Presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday denied allegations made by aviation experts that President Jacob Zuma preferred chartered aircraft, and said the South African Air Force (SAAF) aircraft fleet were used to transport him and deputy president Cyril...
IATA passengers

July air passenger volumes resilient

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for July showing an acceleration in demand growth over the previous five months. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.9%, compared to the same...