BA and Ryanair fly into trouble over Covid refund policy

UK competition authority looks into customers’ complaints the airlines denied refunds and offered vouchers  while they were unable to fly

Mango’s financial difficulties multiply

It is anticipated that it will receive R819m from the treasury in July after the passing of the Special Appropriation Bill in parliament

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WATCH: Tourism sector in focus as third wave looms

Tourism Business Council of SA CEO Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa talks to Business Day TV

Tsogo Sun Gaming to reduce debt as earnings plummet

The company’s income for the year to end-March fell 51% as pandemic hit global tourism sector

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Sweden’s Dometic to buy SA’s Front Runner Vehicle Outfitters

Listed Swedish firm agrees to buy SA producer of outdoor vehicle accessories for undisclosed sum

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Tsogo Sun Hotels warns of R3.4bn fall in revenue after Covid-19 crunch

Writedowns and a lack of occupancies continue to weigh on the hotel group, whose shares have lost almost 42% since the beginning of 2020

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Ryanair wins court challenge over EU rivals’ Covid-19 aid

Ryanair argued that the aid for selected airlines creates an unfair advantage and will help rivals emerge stronger

Airbus and Air France to face the music for 2009 crash

Court orders manslaughter prosecution for an accident that killed 228 people

WATCH: Acsa lifts suspension on cash-strapped Mango

Aviation expert Joachim Vermooten talks to Business Day TV about how Mango will recover

Imperial Logistics deal gives firms owned by black women 25% interest in SA operations

Afropulse and Willowton to acquire a 25% interest in company’s SA operations

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Swiss hospitality education giant acquires Invictus

Sommet buys majority stake in SA group as it looks to springboard into Africa

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Imperial Logistics sells South American shipping business for R1.3bn

The deal comes after the group shifted focus to growing its footprint in Africa

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WATCH: SAA appoints Thomas Kgokolo as interim CEO

SAA interim board chair Geoffrey Qhena talks to Business Day TV about the appointment of Thomas Kgokolo

Richard Branson sells $150m in Virgin Galactic shares

The billionaire is using his biggest listed asset to help his other businesses hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic

WATCH: Why the SAA pilots’ settlement is hanging in the air

SAA Pilots Association chair Grant Back talks to Business Day TV about how the union and the airline are battling to agree on a payment calculation method

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