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South African Airways Announces the start date of its new CEO

Johannesburg, 22 September 2017 – South African Airways (SAA) announces the start date of its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the airline’s headquarters, Airways Park, Johannesburg.

“We are pleased to announce that the start date of our new CEO, Mr Vuyani Jarana has been determined as 1 November 2017. The decision follows the conclusion of negotiations with his current employer on his release date,” said SAA Spokesperson Tlali Tlali.

The appointment of Mr Jarana will bring stability at the executive tier of the airline’s leadership. This will also enable the acting CEO, Mr Musa Zwane, to return to the…
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South African Airways Announces the start date of its new CEO

SAA cancels flights between JHB & HK due to bad weather

JOHANNESBURG.  22 August 2017. South African Airways (SAA) would like to advise its customers of its decision to cancel flights to and from Johannesburg and Hong Kong International Airport due to bad weather caused by Typhoon Hato.

“We have taken a decision to cancel our flights between the two cities due to unfavourable weather in the form of Typhoon Hato,” said SAA Spokesperson, Tlali Tlali.

The following SAA flights to and from Hong Kong International Airport will be cancelled.

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

  • SA 286 from Johannesburg (JNB) to Hong Kong (HKG)

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

  • SA 287   from Hong Kong (HKG) to Johannesburg (JNB)

Assistance will be provided…
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SAA cancels flights between JHB & HK due to bad weather

South African Airways resumes flights between South Africa and Zimbabwe

JOHANNESBURG. 20 August 2017. South African Airways has received clearance to commence operations between South Africa and Zimbabwe. Flights between the two countries will resume today.

Flights between South Africa and Zimbabwe were affected yesterday due to flight restrictions imposed by the Zimbabwean authorities on operations. The decision to impose the restriction was based on the requirement from Zimbabwean authorities for SAA to have a Foreign Operators Permit (FOP) to operate in that country.

The airline had to cancel operations between Johannesburg, Harare and Vic Falls.

Since the grounding of SAA’s aircraft in Harare yesterday, the airline prepared and submitted all required…
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South African Airways resumes flights between South Africa and Zimbabwe

Meet 16 women who are flying SAA’s flag high

From senior cabin crew members to cargo operations assistant managers, the multifaceted and dynamic women behind South African Airways certainly fly the airline’s flag high. We celebrate 16 of these formidable ladies in our August issue in honour of National Women’s Day. Read about what they do and their fondest memories with our national carrier.

Click through the images to read their profiles:

 

Meet 16 women who are flying SAA’s flag high

South African Airways a winner at World Airline Awards for 15 consecutive years

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…
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South African Airways a winner at World Airline Awards for 15 consecutive years

South African Airways Celebrates Youth Month with Youth Career Summit

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.

The aim of the event, which runs…
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South African Airways Celebrates Youth Month with Youth Career Summit