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VW is closing in on Ford deal on electric, autonomous cars

Jun 15 2019 18:00

Volkswagen is nearing a deal to cooperate with Ford on electric-car technology and self-driving vehicles, according to CEO Herbert Diess, who also called for a faster transformation of the German manufacturer.


SAA suspended top exec for using 'wrong' whistle-blower service, inquiry hears

Jun 14 2019 16:01

The embattled airline charged a former employee for breaching its 'anonymous reporting policy' when she blew the whistle on a contract she said was costing the company tens of millions of rands in pointless fees.


Finance group SAA hired for R15bn loan had access to confidential briefings, inquiry hears

Jun 14 2019 11:59

The judicial inquiry into state capture has heard that BnP Capital, the little known firm which SAA contracted in mid-2016 for a R15bn loan, was privy to confidential briefings about the state of the airline's finances.


Rothschilds are the new Guptas, SAA unions charge

Jun 15 2019 10:12

The fiery joint statement by the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and the South African Cabin Crew Association was released on Friday morning, after the two unions met with the board of SAA on Thursday.


Jobs, money from extra direct Cape Town flights - expert

Jun 15 2019 11:03

Every single extra aircraft that lands in Cape Town means more jobs and additional funds for the region, an aviation consultant tells Fin24.


SA aviation: A tale of 2 airline industries, says CEO

Jun 15 2019 13:27

That there are essentially two sets of airline performances in Southern Africa, and there are clear differences between those that are privately owned and those that are not, the CEO of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa tells Fin24.


'Flight shaming' not the answer to air pollution woes – aviation CEO

Jun 14 2019 20:07

Some say the answer to climate change is to stop or heavily reduce flying, but that would have grave consequences for people, jobs and economies all over the world, says the CEO of the International Air Transport Association.


Unions demand board removals at SAA

Jun 11 2019 17:18

Unions Numsa and SACCA have called for members of the SAA board to be removed, accusing them of preventing outgoing CEO Vuyani Jarana from turning the national carrier around.



PROFILE: 5 things to know about SAA's new interim head Zuks Ramasia

Jun 11 2019 07:00

Zuka Ramasia's appointment as the embattled airline's interim group CEO came nearly a week after Vuyani Jarana's resignation from the embattled airline was confirmed by SAA.

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