Then finance minister Nhlanhla Nene quashed Dudu Myeni’s bid to force SAA to fly an "unprofitable" route to Khartoum – at Jacob Zuma's behest.
Jumping ship, but different.
The national treasury has officially rejected the controversial alternative Airbus deal proposed by the SAA board and its chair, Dudu Myeni.
Interdicts served on several media recently are a hint at yet another attempt to protect SAA boss Dudu Myeni - at the cost of the national airline.
South African Airways’s new boss, Musa Zwane, believes he can address the company’s problems in five years.
Freshly appointed Musa Zwane has told Parliament the airline needs to engage with all disgruntled employees, as it freezes non-critical positions.
The government is pushing for legislation to overhaul South Africa's foundering state enterprises.
SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni faced hostile questions from MPs on Wednesday as woes at the national carrier show no sign of abating.
A copy can be made of the data taken from the forensic auditor’s office but it must be kept sealed pending an appeal, the high court has ruled.
A city manager is at the centre of an apparent scam that has backfired on embattled chief executive Monwabisi Kalawe.
Dudu Myeni has defied an order from Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown, which will test her pull with the president.
The South African Human Rights Commission says it will investigate the South African Airways' cadet pilot programme on allegations of racism.
Despite the hype, the number of work hours lost has been declining since 2010.
Workers from the automotive industry will meet to discuss revising pay demands as the strike involving 30 000 people enters its 11th day.
"Unfounded claims" by Satawu that its strike disrupted SAA operations are false, says the airline, adding that its contingency plans were effective.
Acsa will not permit demonstrations on airport premises during a strike by Satawu members at airline SAA's technical department.
About 4 000 South African Transport and Allied Workers' Union members employed by SAA will strike on Thursday, says the union.