What can SAA learn from Ethiopian Airlines?

Dr Greg Mills, Director at Brenthurst Foundation, has hailed Ethiopian Airways as a good airline in terms of keeping costs low and making profit.

Mills has described how the airline has been able to stay afloat.

They have kept the salary structures low and because of that they have not only been able to make money but to expand.

Dr Greg Mills, Director at Brenthurst Foundation.

Asked how South African Airways can learn from the airline, Mills says there has to be a difference between an airline being run by politicians or aviation experts.


This article first appeared on 702 : What can SAA learn from Ethiopian Airlines?


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