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A South African Airways A340 pushing back at Washington Dulles International Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks)

South Africa Budgets More Funds for SAA and SA Express

In a briefing on Wednesday to the Parliament for the South Africa Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), acting Director-General Kgathatso Tlhakudi presented the department’s budget plan for state-owned South African Airways (SAA) and SA Express airlines. South Africa’s government is being asked to set aside R3.8 billion ($212 million) for SAA and R164 million ($9.2 million) for SA Express in the current 2020/2021 fiscal year. These funds are not considered COVID-19 rescue funds but instead part of the carriers’ primary…

South African Express Placed Under Liquidation

South African Express has become one of the latest victims of the global pandemic as the South African High Court gave an order on Tuesday, April 28., for the provisional liquidation of the airline. The airline has been under a form of bankruptcy protection since February and had suspended its…