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August 02, 2015 4:21 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 and Executive Director
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Age: 53
General Manager of Operations
Age: 52
Chief Executive Officer of Mango Airlines Soc Limited
Age: 37
Chief Executive Officer of SAA Technical SOC Limited
Age: 51
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

South African Airways SOC Limited Key Developments

South African Airways and Air Mauritius Announces CodeShare Agreement

South African Airways and Air Mauritius announced that it have concluded an agreement that will see a broadening of its codeshare agreement to enhance greater connectivity between the continent, South Africa, Mauritius and other inter-continental routes. From 1 July 2015 both airlines will sell freely on one another s networks with increased availability on its code-shared trunk route between Johannesburg and Mauritius. SAA this year also celebrates half a century of operations between the two countries.

AAR and South African Airways Technical, South African Airways Signs Memorandum of Understanding to Establish Joint Venture Partnership

AAR and South African Airways Technical, South African Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a joint venture partnership to reduce costs and increase operational efficiencies of the airline's fleet. The joint venture will also focus on growing SAAT's MRO services to third-party customers/airlines across the continent. Under the agreement, AAR will provide operational analysis and technical assistance for MRO and warehouse facilities and integrate IT solutions including AAR's 1MRO Software Suite. AAR has a global reputation in the aviation sector for improving operational efficiencies and turn times, as well as lowering costs through its customer-centric solutions. AAR also will support expansion of SAAT's component repair capabilities, including landing gear, and potentially support a new MRO facility in West and Central Africa to meet growing regional travel in sub-Saharan Africa and increasing international travel to the continent. In addition to being the independent MRO in the United States, AAR's 1MRO Network also includes a component repair shop in Amsterdam and a landing gear overhaul facility in Malaysia. AAR was recently named Best Airframe MRO Provider Worldwide by ATE&M, the third honor in the past four years.

South African Airways Expands Presence in West Africa

South African Airways, or SAA, has expanded its presence in West Africa with the upcoming introduction of a second West African country linking air travel to North America.

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