SAA To Slash Unprofitable Routes

South African Airways (SAA) is reviewing its full route network with a view to slashing those that are failing to make a profit. The route cuts are part of a turnaround plan to pull the carrier out from under heavy losses. SAA is focusing on its intra-Africa network and has launched services to new destinations including China. The airline has said, however, that all routes – including long-haul – will be reviewed. Also part of the turnaround project, SAA's regional carrier, SA Express, and its low-cost carrier, Mango, will combined as one airline.

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