SAA and Emirates sign partnership deal, what you need to know

PUBLISHED: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:59:53 GMT
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African Airways (SAA) said on Tuesday that it had signed a partnership deal with Emirates airline which would see the two firms expand an existing codeshare agreement and work on other areas of cooperation.

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has been at pains to stabilise struggling state-run firms like SAA, which has not generated a profit since 2011.

Reporting by Alexander Winning; Editing by Adrian Croft