South Africa’s SA Express Airline Hopes to Break Even by Financial Year End

JOHANNESBURG – State-run South African airline SA Express, which has seen several executives suspended over corruption allegations, hopes to break even by the end of the financial year, its spokesman said in a radio interview on Friday.

Passengers alight from a South African Airways at George Airport in the Western Cape, South Africa. December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

He was speaking ahead of the relaunch of the airline’s flights from Cape Town to Bloemfontein, after its aircraft were grounded by the civil aviation authority in May, citing safety concerns.

(Reporting by Emma Rumney; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)