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May 06, 2015 5:11 AM ET


Company Overview of South African Airways SOC Limited

Company Overview

South African Airways SOC Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled air services for the transportation of passengers, freight, and mail to domestic, regional, and international destinations. The company provides catering, travel agency, line maintenance, heavy maintenance, and in-flight services. It operates to 38 destinations in 26 countries. The company, formerly known as Union Airways, is based in Kempton Park, South Africa.

Airways Park

Jones Road

OR Tambo International Airport

Kempton Park,  1619

South Africa

11,491 Employees

Key Executives for South African Airways SOC Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
General Manager of Operations
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Mango Airlines SOC Limited
Chief Executive Officer of Air Chefs SOC Limited
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

South African Airways SOC Limited Key Developments

South African Airways Seeks To Sell Units

South African Airways SOC Limited is considering selling some of its units including its inflight and airport lounge catering business, Air Chefs, as part of a broader turnaround strategy after the government rebuffed its request for a cash injection. "We have not looked at the asset but it could make sense for us," Brian Joffe, Bidvest's Chief Executive, said.

SAA Planning To List Mango

South African Airways SOC Limited Chief Executive Officer Nico Bezuidenhout also said the national carrier was considering listing its no-frills airline unit, Mango.

South African Airways Extends Contract with Aviance Ghana

Aviance and South African Airways renew passenger and cargo handling contract for Ghana. Aviance Ghana announce that the SAA ground handling contract has been extended into 2017. This extension builds upon the relationship between Aviance Ghana and SAA over many years working together as one team.

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