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

PUBLISHED: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:59:53 GMT

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.

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

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