Why Vuyani Jarana remains confident of SAA turnaround

PUBLISHED: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 12:36:49 GMT

According to independent fact-checking organisation- Africa Check, South Africans have spent R29 billion on the ailing national carrier- South African Airways from 1999 to 2017. In October last year- National Treasury allocated R5 billion to SAA. And last week the carrier received a further R3.5 billion which will last them until the end of this financial year- in March. So how much more money do we have to throw at SAA before it can be self-sustaining? SAA CEO, Vuyani Jarana joins CNBC Africa for more.

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