APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) on Friday announced the suspension of all international flights until the end of May, citing worldwide low demand for its travel services due to the coronavirus outbreak.
APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The cash-strapped South African Airways (SAA) plans to retrench nearly 5,000 workers as part of a restructuring exercise to return the loss-making government-run airline to profitability, unions confirmed on Tuesday.
APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Rights group Botswana Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) on Friday expressed concern over reports that President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s government plans to forcibly repatriate Zimbabwean refugees next week.
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.
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.
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.