Will South African Make a Comeback?

Edward Russell
September 2nd, 2021 at 1:54 PM EDT

The Airline Weekly team heads south to look at South African Airways’ restructuring and restart after an 18-month suspension. Can the notoriously poorly run airline emerge a successful carrier? We also touch on Norwegian Air’s results and the raft of budget carriers aiming to disrupt the transatlantic, again.

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Edward Russell
September 2nd, 2021 at 1:54 PM EDT

Photo credit: South African Airways resumes flights on September 23 after an 18-month suspension. Airbus

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