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Numsa accuses Comair of collusion with minority union

By Daily News Published on Monday, 23 November 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Litigation
The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) is calling for Comair's section 189 notices to be scrapped, accusing the airline of colluding with another union, Solidarity, to circumvent the ongoing retrenchment process.

Numsa case seen as threat to Comair rescue

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 19 November 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
Whether Comair's kulula.com and British Airways brands will be able to start operating again as from 1 December after all, might be impacted by an urgent Labour Court application by the National Union of Metalworkers of (Numsa), says a Fin24 report.

Comair hopes to start flying in December

By Daily News Published on Friday, 04 September 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Insolvency Law #Litigation
The future of Comair should be known by 18 September when creditors and shareholders are to make their decision on whether to adopt the business rescue plan tabled on Wednesday.

SAA business rescue finally gets all clear

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 29 July 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Business & Industry Law #Insolvency Law #Litigation
The business rescue plan for SAA has finally been approved after all conditions on which it rested were met yesterday, according to Business Day.

SAA business rescue hits another snag

By Daily News Published on Friday, 24 July 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Business & Industry Law
The business rescue of SAA has been prolonged after a dispute broke out between the government and the consortium of banks to which SAA owes money, on the eve of the finalisation of the rescue plan.

Court rules liquidators can sell SA Express property

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 17 June 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Insolvency Law
The Gauteng High Court (Pretoria) has ruled the provisional liquidators of SA Express can sell and transfer the state-owned airline’s property and try to attract new investment for the airline.

Court puts SA Express in provisional liquidation

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 29 April 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Insolvency Law #Litigation
SA Express has become the first state-owned entity to be placed under provisional liquidation after the failure of its business rescue process, says a Business Maverick report.

Finally, government gives up on SAA

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 15 April 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Business & Industry Law #Insolvency Law
The government has told the SAA business rescue practitioners (BRP) that it is unable to provide the airline with more funding, portending its imminent death or at best an orderly winding down, notes a Business Day report.

Myeni under pressure to explain SAA deal switch

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Litigation
Former SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni has struggled to explain why she disregarded a previous board decision and instruction from the Finance Minister to sign a leasing deal with Airbus in 2015 and instead tried to alter the agreement without board approval, says a Daily Maverick report.

SAA judgment labelled 'a travesty of justice'

By Daily News Published on Monday, 17 February 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Employment and Labour Law #Litigation
A Labour Court judgment, which on Friday dismissed an application to compel SAA to consult employees pending retrenchments was a ‘travesty of justice’, according to Numsa, which, together with the Sacca, failed to force the employer to begin consultations as required by the LRA.

Another SA Express matter in SCA today

By Daily News Published on Monday, 17 February 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Litigation
With the dust from its failed bid to avoid business rescue barely settled, SA Express (SAX) is already gearing up for another legal battle – this time over more than R4.7m which global baggage services company Bagport says it is owed by the ailing state-owned airline.

Myeni still absent during damning evidence

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 13 February 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Business & Industry Law #Litigation
More damning evidence continues to pile up against embattled former SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni in the North Gauteng High Court (Pretoria), where Outa and the SAA Pilots Association want her to be declared a delinquent director.

Firm appointed to run Wonderboom Airport suspended

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 13 February 2020
Tags: #Administrative Law #Aviation Law #Litigation
The appointment of Ntiyiso Consulting as a transactional adviser to Wonderboom Airport by the City of Tshwane, has been suspended.

SA Express to appeal business rescue judgment

By Daily News Published on Friday, 07 February 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Insolvency Law #Litigation
SA Express, which was ordered yesterday by the Gauteng High Court (Johannesburg) to go under business rescue for failing to settle its debt of R11m to global logistics firm Ziegler SA, is to appeal the ruling.

Airlink seeks R700m owed by SAA

By Daily News Published on Monday, 03 February 2020
Tags: #Aviation Law #Insolvency Law #Litigation
Regional airliner SA Airlink is heading to court to get permission for litigation against SAA under business rescue, according to Rapport.

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