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SAA cancels several flights, says Flight Centre

21 January 2020 9:58 AM
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Flight Centre SA has issued an advisory informing clients that SAA has cancelled several domestic and international flights.

South African Airways (SAA) has apparently cancelled a number of domestic and international flights, according to travel group Flight Centre.

“We are in the process of contacting our customers to advise and assist,” the travel agency said in an advisory posted Twitter on Monday night.

RELATED: SAA's future on the line if govt doesn't come up with R2bn funding it promised

Meanwhile, SAA had issued a statement to the contrary earlier on Monday evening, claiming that operations continue as normal.

"SAA remains committed to transparently communicating with all stakeholders, including customers, about any material or significant operational changes", the statement reads.

This comes after talks on Sunday over the bailout plan for the state carrier ended with no solution.

Government is scrambling to work out how they can provide the R2 billion it promised when SAA entered business rescue last month.

It's reported that the cash-strapped national carrier could be forced into insolvency if Treasury does not provide the funding.

This is a developing story. More to follow.

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21 January 2020 9:58 AM
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