Authorities has positioned the embattled SAA on enterprise rescue.
In a media assertion despatched out on Wednesday, Cassius Lubisi, the secretariat of the cupboard, mentioned SAA was positioned on voluntary enterprise rescue to forestall the cash-strapped airline from imploding.
“On this regard, SAA must urgently go into voluntary enterprise rescue. That is the one viable route open to the federal government to keep away from an uncontrolled implosion of the nationwide airline.
“The voluntary enterprise rescue method can even stop liquidation utility by any of SAA’s collectors, which might land the airline in a good worse positions,” he mentioned.
Explaining how the choice was taken, he mentioned: “His excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has directed me to tell all members of the chief of the pressing want to vary the method adopted by the cupboard in regard to addressing the dire scenario wherein SAA finds itself.
“Cupboard adopted an method that entailed the restructuring of SAA. Nevertheless, after discussions with varied key stakeholders together with potential lenders, developments have now necessitated a change of method to the SAA conundrum.
“We stay seized with the SAA disaster and can preserve members of the chief knowledgeable in any respect materials instances,” mentioned Lubisi.