07-Feb-2020 to 12:54

Shut down S/Africa Airways – Opposition

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) on Friday called on the government to shut down the loss-making South African Airways (SAA) following the latter’s move to cut 11 flights as part of its cost-cutting measures.

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07-Feb-2020 to 12:16

161 Nigerians repatriated from Libya

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received 161 distressed Nigerians who were repatriated from Libya aboard an Al Buraq Air Boeing 737 aircraft with flight number UZ 189 and registration number 5A-DMG.

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06-Feb-2020 to 14:01

S/Africa: Another state-owned airline to undergo bankruptcy protection

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — State-owned airline, South African Express, should undergo a bankruptcy protection process while it tries to get its operations back on track, the Johannesburg High Court ruled on Thursday.

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31-Jan-2020 to 13:12

Troubled S/African Airways cancels flights to stem expenses

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Despite a healthy injection of bail-out funds this week, the troubled South African Airways (SAA) on Friday announced that it was cancelling at least 48 flights in February as a cost-cutting measure.

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30-Jan-2020 to 14:28

S/African Airways rescue plan a waste of money – Opposition

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The embattled South African Airways has no chance of being rescued from its current liquidity and mismanagement problems, the country’s main opposition party said on Thursday.

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29-Jan-2020 to 13:42

Bank funds S/African Airways to get it off ground

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) is breathing a huge sigh of relief on Wednesday following a US$233 million emergency funding from the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) to get the grounded airline back into the air.

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24-Jan-2020 to 18:56

Botswana restricts travel to China over Coronavirus fears

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Botswana has advised its citizens who intend to travel to China and other Asian countries to consider rescheduling their trips if possible following an outbreak of Coronavirus, APA can reveal here Friday.

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