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SAA in talks with unions, CCMA to end ‘mother of all...

Management of embattled state-owned entity South African Airways (SAA) are currently in talks with striking unions and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration...

SAA hit by crippling strike but international passengers have no idea

South African Airways (SAA) workers on Friday embarked on an indefinite strike for higher wages and against the national carrier’s retrenchment plan, forcing the...

SAX, SAA, Mango merger ‘makes sense’, says economist

The merger of South African Express (SAX), SA Airways and its subsidiary, Mango, as suggested by parliament, makes economic and operational sense, a leading...

Parliament committee meets SA Express over grounded flights

The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises said on Friday it had met executives at South African Express Airways to probe its financial problems which...

Today, 28 years, ago Helderberg 747 crashes near Mauritius

South African Airways (SAA) aircraft, the Helderberg 747, crashed into the Indian Ocean near Mauritius, killing all 159 people on board on 28 November...

Today, 11 years ago, a severed human leg drops off SAA...

A human leg was dropped from a South African Airways (SAA) aircraft as it was preparing to land at John F. Kennedy Airport in...

Today, 76 years ago, the first SAA plane hijacking takes place

The first hijacking of a South African Airways (SAA) plane took place when two men armed with gelignite sticks hijacked a SAA Boeing 727...

Today in History: 1st February

Historical Events: • 1935: SAA, inaugurated the previous year, takes over South-West African Airways which has since 1932 been providing a weekly air-mail service between Windhoek...