JOHANNESBURG. 20 June 2017 – South African Airways (SAA) has been announced a winner at the World Airline Awards for fifteen consecutive years.
At this year’s World Airline Awards run by aviation experts Skytrax, the airline won the Best Staff Service award as part of the highly acclaimed international awards held at the Paris Air Show.
SAA also managed to retain its 4-Star rating for the 15th year in a row.
“To win the Best Staff Service award shows that our customer-facing employees are our true brand ambassadors who made a difference to more than 19 million travelling customers. Feedback on excellent customer… Read More
JOHANNESBURG. 12 June 2017. South African Airways (SAA) is showing its support for the youth of the country during Youth Month by hosting a Youth Careers Summit.
The Summit will see over 800 participants from six high schools and five TVET college campuses converge to form part of the discussions on the country’s skills requirements and opportunities.
The Summit with the theme, Limitless Opportunities on the Ground and in the Sky, will showcase the wide variety of career options at SAA in disciplines such as engineering, flight operations, logistics, catering, aircraft maintenance, aviation medicine, and aviation law.
JOHANNESBURG. 25 May 2017 – South African Airways (SAA) proudly joins hands with all the people of Africa to celebrate Africa Day today. In being a leading player in the aviation industry in Africa by facilitating the movement of goods, services and people and enhancing cross-cultural interchanges on the continent for over 83 years, we are proud to be recognised as the Best Airline in Africa for 14 consecutive years (Skytrax).
Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the 25 May 1963 foundation of the Organisation of African Unity, which then became the African Union on 26 May… Read More
South African Airways Cargo (SAA Cargo) is proud to have bagged another international award within a short space of time at the 2017 Air Cargo Airline of the Year awards hosted by Air Cargo News. SAA Cargo was voted Best Cargo Airline-Africa by the readers of Air Cargo News.
The awards are an annual gala event where the air cargo industry gathers to recognise the very best of the industry across 14 categories.
Stephen Mangan (MC); Colin Smith SAA Cargo’s UK and Ireland Manager; Shahe Ouzounian from Chapman Freeborn (category… Read More
Johannesburg, 10 May 2017 – South African Airways (SAA) has announced the appointment of Ms Phumeza Nhantsi (39) as SAA’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).The appointment is effective from 1 May 2017.
Ms. Nhantsi was appointed as SAA’s Interim CFO in November 2015 after the position was left vacant following the departure of Mr. Wolf Meyer.
The appointment followed a rigorous recruitment and selection process before a recommendation was made to the Shareholder for concurrence.
“Since the appointment of the full-strength Board in September 2016, the focus has been on stabilising the business and one of the priorities was to ensure that key management… Read More
JOHANNESBURG, 3 May 2017. South African Airways (SAA) has successfully argued at the Labour Court to have an interim order granted on the 26th April 2017 confirmed as a final order against the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) and its members. This is after the labour union appealed to the court against the interim order granted in favour of the airline.
SAA approached the Labour Court and argued successfully to have SACCA and its members interdicted from embarking on industrial action and declaring the industrial action an unprotected strike.