Hein Kaiser
Journalist
2 minute read
29 Jul 2021
7:20 am

Unions in bid to save Mango

Hein Kaiser

The staff’s high court bid to place the airline into business rescue will be heard on Tuesday, the same day that the previously deferred liquidation application by aircraft lessor Aergen is expected to be on the court roll.

Unions representing Mango staff will head to court to file an application for the airline to be placed in business rescue.

Unions at Mango airline are hoping to close ranks with creditors and start a business rescue process which will exclude parent company South African Airways (SAA) and the government. Mango Pilots Association chair Jordan Butler said the trio of labour representatives, that also includes the National Union of Metalworkers of SA and the South African Cabin Crew Association, may be a preferred partner for creditors in the business rescue process. The staff’s high court bid to place the airline into business rescue will be heard on Tuesday, the same day that the previously deferred liquidation application by aircraft lessor Aergen...