SAA chief executive Mnwabisi Kalawe has been locked out of his office for the past two days as tensions reach boiling point.
The removal of the feckless Malusi Gigaba was prudent, but he has left a huge mess to clear up.
A strain of tobacco holds the promise of biofuel for South African Airways's fleet of planes, but raises issues of feasibility and economic viability.
After two consecutive years of of losses, SAA will become profitable again, the public enterprises minister has promised.
The South African Human Rights Commission says it will investigate the South African Airways' cadet pilot programme on allegations of racism.
Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has unveiled a 12-year strategy for the troubled SAA, focused on consolidating routes and updating fleets.
SA flights could be disrupted after SAA's technical staff have vowed to go on strike over wages, adding to SA's already sticky labour situation.
A hijacking claim delayed an SAA plane on the tarmac at OR Tambo, while police tried to determine whether the captain was not in fact a hijacker.
Solidarity has asked the SA Human Rights Commission to facilitate a meeting with SA Airways concerning the airline's cadet pilot programme.
While SAA lifted a ban on pilot applications from white males in August, no white men were selected for its cadet programme this year.
South African Airways has postponed its bond issue in favour of borrowing R1.5-billion from two banks.
South African Airways has appointed seasoned corporate leader Monwabisi Kalawe as its new chief executive, says the state-owned airline.
The lead story in last week's sought to provide some context to the recent upheavals at South African Airways.
The Airbus tender was approved by SAA's board – but this put it at odds with a distinctly unimpressed ministry.
Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba has removed suspended SAA chief executive Vuyisile Kona from the airline's board, says the department.
Comair has launched a court application to compel government to consult with the aviation industry before awarding bailouts to SAA.
The public enterprises department is alleged to have leaned heavily on state-owned enterprises to enter into financial agreements with the "New Age".
The move by SAA to secure R550-million to cover operations during the festive season was unsurprising given the financial difficulties it has faced.