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    BA and Kulula will kick you off SA flights if you take a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 onboard
    Posted by on Oct 25th, 2016

    Heads up to frequent flyers across South Africa. You will be offloaded from British Airways and Kulula flights if you take a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 onboard. The device which was recalled by Samsung after… Read More »

    SAA newspaper ad quietly asking for R16 billion in funding [PIC]
    Posted by on Aug 29th, 2016

    We all know South African Airways (SAA) is in the deep end and treasury has refused to grant the struggling airline an additional R5 billion in guarantees until they submit financial statements which they havn’t… Read More »

    Picking Up Stompies: Weekend Edition 15/08/2016
    Posted by on Aug 15th, 2016

    Internet has a meltdown over US President Barack Obama’s daughter allegedly caught smoking weed [Times LIVE] Zuma friend’s R550m bonanza. Mystery surrounds payments in excess of R550 million to a known ANC benefactor and friend… Read More »

    SAA has been charging you up to R100 for a bag wrapping service that doesn’t exist
    Posted by on Feb 10th, 2014

    Meanwhile in other dodgy hidden charges news…South African Airlines has apparently been charging passengers flying out of OR Tambo between R50 and R100 for a bag-wrapping service that doesn’t exist. The additional charges were never… Read More »

    The new Kulula ad that’s pissed off SAA and caused them to file an official complaint [pic]
    Posted by on Mar 14th, 2013

    Kulula is well known for it’s tongue-in-cheek advertising and their latest campaign has resulted in competitor South African Airlines filing an official complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority. And why is SAA so pissed off…well… Read More »

    SAA crisis gets worse as chairwoman and six more board members resign
    Posted by on Sep 28th, 2012

    The dire situation at South African Airways just got worse after it’s chairwoman, Cheryl Carolus, along with six other board members announced that they have resigned. This comes after JSE CEO Russel Loubser resigned on Wednesday… Read More »

    No more direct flights from Cape Town to London via SAA
    Posted by on Jun 6th, 2012

    South African Airways has ended direct flights between Cape Town and London. From August 15 all passengers flying from CT to London on SAA will be re-routed via Johannesburg. A slight inconvenience for those of… Read More »