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Pravin Gordhan Assures SAA’s Survival and Growth Plans

  • Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan reassures South African Airways (SAA) staff of the airline’s enduring presence and growth potential, despite the collapse of a strategic equity partnership deal with the Takatso Consortium.
  • Gordhan emphasizes the government’s commitment to SAA’s profitability, aiming for it to generate enough revenue to support the fiscus without relying on bailouts. He underscores the importance of combating corruption within the airline and promoting teamwork.
  • The Minister outlines SAA’s corporate plan focused on gradual route expansion, leasing more aircraft, and ensuring job security with the help of aviation expertise. This plan aims to secure the airline’s future presence domestically, across Africa, and internationally.

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