SAA’s crisis deepens (amid job cuts, pilot discontent and a fight with Treasury)

SAA’s management crisis has deepened amid job cuts, pilot discontent and a battle with Treasury.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Guy Leitch, Editor and Publisher of SA Flyer Magazine.

Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.

I’m a little bit sceptical of Musa Zwane. Engineering skills aren’t what’s required to turn SAA around.

Guy Leitch, Editor and Publisher of SA Flyer Magazine

I’m very unimpressed by Dudu Myeni playing the race card. We can’t procure people without a proven track record. Her protestations that this is a race-thing doesn’t hold any water.

Guy Leitch, Editor and Publisher of SA Flyer Magazine

The colossal losses of this airline is being subsidised by the poor in South Africa.

Guy Leitch, Editor and Publisher of SA Flyer Magazine

SAA has been putting in a great effort to transform. It’s unfair to single out the pilots.

Guy Leitch, Editor and Publisher of SA Flyer Magazine

Satawu’s statements are outright lies.

Guy Leitch, Editor and Publisher of SA Flyer Magazine

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