Category: SAA

SAA denies using fake parts

SAA has released a statement rejecting media reports of the use of fake parts in its aircraft.   South African Airways, SAA Technical and Mango Airlines are being investigated by the South African Civil Aviation Authority following an emergency where a Mango aircraft had to turn back.   The flight experienced technical difficulties caused by a faulty component. The component, a stabiliser trim motor, failed during take-off which required the crew to assume manual…
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SAA launches direct service to Guangzhou

South African Airways will launch direct flights between Johannesburg and Guangzhou on September 18. SAA will be the only carrier operating a direct service between Johannesburg and Guangzhou, with the flight operating three times a week with a flight time of 13 hours and 40 minutes. The flights will complement SAA’s service four times a…
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