Cuts on domestic routes a promising sign for SAA turnaround - Guy Leitch

The South African Airways (SAA) is drastically cutting down on the number of domestic flights between Johannesburg and Durban and between Johannesburg and Cape Town.

SAA will effectively handover the bulk of the flights to low-cost subsidiary Mango.

Read: New SAA CEO says every decision must have commercial logic

Aviation expert Guy Leitch says the decision taken under the new leadership of SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana makes commercial sense.

It's a sign that things are hopefully beginning to change and turn around at SAA.

Guy Leitch, Editor and Publisher of SA Flyer Magazine

There are good signs that Vuyani Jarana is getting on with the general housekeeping that the airline needed, with other strategic changes.

Guy Leitch, Editor and Publisher of SA Flyer Magazine

Take a listen to Guy Leitch explain the benefits and impact of the changes:


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