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Covid-19 causes Acsa to dust off its begging bowl

The SOE has asked the government for R3.5-billion in extra support over the next three years to offset losses incurred because of the pandemic

Uncertain future for domestic airlines

The uncertainty of a post-Covid-19 airspace makes it even more difficult for the airline industry to forecast its recovery

Comair strike by Numsa-affiliated ground staff averted, for now

Numsa, in a statement, said the two sides would continue talks in early January over wages and shift patterns

SAA flights’ failure to take off may down state airline

A related problem is that its maintenance and repair company could lose lucrative contracts

Court rules in favour of Comair in SAA anticompetition case

The airline says SAA was involved in a scheme designed to keep travel agents loyal to the national carrier, to the detriment of its competitors.

Editorial: Public pays for state failure on constitutional values and good governance

SAA abusing its dominant market position and two ministers fighting over the same portfolio cost the public billions of public funds.

Headwinds slow Comair down

Competition and economic stagnation coupled with the new visa requirements have put profits on ice for the airline.

FlySafair grounded before first flight

A judge has granted an interim interdict to prevent a new, low-cost airline from operating, following an application by Comair and Skywise.

Editorial: The tiller wobbles

When Malusi Gigaba became minister of public enterprises, he told anyone who would listen he intended to keep a firm shareholder hand on the tiller.

Comair wants input on SAA bailouts

Comair has launched a court application to compel government to consult with the aviation industry before awarding bailouts to SAA.

Fresh Air goes sour with 1time demise

The liquidation of 1time has come as a shock to the executives of Fresh Air, which has had to ground budget flights linking Joburg and the Vic Falls.

Comair sues SAA for unfair practice

Comair is going for the jugular of South African Airways in a court case seeking compensation of up to R124-million.

Taxed to the sky

Durban's La Mercy Airport is at the heart of a disputed 133% increase in airport taxes, reports Lloyd Gedye.

JSE weak in quiet trade, miners weigh

South African stocks were weaker at noon on Wednesday with miners under pressure on retreating metal prices, but the session was quiet as most traders are still away on a long weekend break. At noon, the JSE's broader all-share index was down 0,46%, with the gold and platinum mining indices down 1,47% and 1,65% respectively.

Comair seeks tribunal order against SAA

In order to pursue a civil claim for damages in the high court, regional airline Comair is seeking an order from the Competition Tribunal declaring that an incentive scheme for travel agents that was run by South African Airways (SAA) was a prohibited practice in terms of the Competition Act.

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