SA Express Grounds its FleetBack to Forum
This follows on I guess from the 2 engine failures on two separate aircraft on the same day.24 May 2018
In the old days I’d have said that was SA censorship but the current lot are too stupid to get that right.
Here’s an update:
UPDATE: Recovery plan underway as SA Express operations remain suspended
shared via @Traveller24_SA25 May 2018
LP – Here’s the correct link from yesterday. Sorry for the error.
1 user thanked author for this post.25 May 2018
SA Express should be flying again any day now. Once the agreement for the free tickets for government ministers and their families, and friends, has been agreed and signed……27 May 2018
SA Express expects to remain grounded for some time.
Its technicians are to be transferred to SAA temporarily.31 May 2018
Its technicians are to be transferred to SAA temporarily.
Sort of sweeping the dirt under the carpet. I fear that things may not be much better at SAA, although until a year or so ago I would always have felt safe flying on them, with all the corruption and mismanagement/lack of management that went on during Dodo Myeni’s tenure and the culture of rot that set in, I would not have the same confidence now.
This is a mirror of events in the country, an ongoing tragedy caused by greed and corruption.31 May 2018
SA Civil Avaition Authority @OfficialSACAA tweeted this evening “South African Civil Aviation clears SA Express for take-off.”
No information on when SA Express will resume operations.26 Jul 2018