South African Airways (SAA), South Africa’s national carrier, has been under new management since 1st November. Vujani Jarana has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He will be in charge of implementing the airline's turnaround strategy jointly with the new SAA management team and board and will lead the airline responsibly with his sound entrepreneurial expertise and his confident vision for the future of the airline.
South African Airways’ first new A330-300 aircraft arrived in December. The aircraft forms part of five new A330-300 aircraft on order which will enable the airline to expand its current route network and improve its efficiencies.