Editorials
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1 Mar 2021
4:56 am

Airline mess not good for flyers

Editorials

Eventually, South Africans, who want to travel by air, could be exploited.

SA Express an entity that has "'clearly failed". Image: Moneyweb

Airlink CEO Roger Foster wasn’t mincing his words when he said some companies in the SA aviation sector are going to crash and burn, because of the traumatic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns. And he wasn’t specifically referring to South African Airways, which is already in dire straits with its business rescue practitioners pleading for more government money to bail it out. Foster was referring also to the other airlines currently trying to service an air transport market which has all but collapsed. Airlines like Comair – which operates British Airways services on local routes, and kulula –...

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