MIGRATIONS | MIGRATIONS

29-May-2020 to 14:05

S/African Airways’ strategists want more time for rescue plan

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Officials responsible for rescuing South African Airways (SAA) from certain bankruptcy on Friday requested the government to grant them more time to produce a business rescue plan for the troubled airline.

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13-May-2020 to 10:00

Zambian leader orders reopening of premier tourist attraction

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambian President Edgar Lungu has ordered the re-opening of the Victoria Falls and local hotels to tourists in a move aimed at injecting life into a tourism sector crippled by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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09-May-2020 to 07:26

Court orders freeze on planned S/African Airways job cuts

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — South Africa’s Labour Court on Friday ordered business turnaround strategists in charge of the country’s troubled national carrier to stop their plans to dismiss nearly 5,000 workers at the airline.

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05-May-2020 to 13:38

Mozambique: Aviation sector coughs as COVID-19 takes a toll

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The coronavirus pandemic is taking more than just a toll on the health of most Mozambicans but is threatening to inflict a knockout punch to the south-eastern African country’s economy, especially its fledgling aviation sector.

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28-Apr-2020 to 14:04

S/Africa: Court places airline under ‘provisional liquidation’

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — A South African court on Tuesday placed a state airline with mainly domestic routes up for provisional liquidation, APA has learnt.

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19-Apr-2020 to 07:18

10,000 workers could lose jobs at S/African Airways – Body

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — As many as 10,000 employees of the South African Airways are in danger of losing their jobs if the troubled airline’s caretakers’ plan to dismiss them succeeds amid the current nationwide coronavirus lockdown, APA learnt on Sunday.

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03-Apr-2020 to 12:43

Kenya: Anxiety as airlines delay refunds amid coronavirus

APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — Kenyan travel agents on Friday voiced concern over delays by airlines to refund customers affected by cancellations of flights due to the coronavirus pandemic and called upon the International Air Travel Association (IATA) to intervene in the matter.

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