Hein Kaiser
Journalist
2 minute read
19 Oct 2021
7:00 am

Mango Airline may be on runway again soon

Hein Kaiser

Mango remained mum about any developments, with spokesperson Benediction Zubane insisting the airline would not communicate until the publication of its business rescue plan.

Mango may be gone forever, soon. Picture: Gallo Images/Foto24/Theana Breugem

Mango Airline may restart operations next month with a fleet reduced to its 2006 launch level of four aircraft. This is according to a member update from the Mango Pilots’ Association seen by The Citizen. In addition, staff will only get half pay for this month and next month, with the balance deferred to a later date, along with an estimated eight months’ back pay. But Mango remained mum about any developments, with spokesperson Benediction Zubane insisting the airline would not communicate until the publication of its business rescue plan. At its launch, Mango employed just over 250 staff and...