‘People feel they have a stake in SAA’ — Gidon Novick

Gidon Novick, one of the people trusted with getting SAA back in the skies, is prepared to face criticism of the airline’s new ownership. “There will always be detractors. You can’t make everybody happy,” he says on a phone call with the Mail & Guardian on Sunday.

Days before, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan announced that the government has relinquished its majority shareholding in SAA. 

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Sarah Smit
Sarah Smit
Sarah Smit is a general news reporter at the Mail & Guardian. She covers topics relating to labour, corruption and the law.

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