SA’s aviation industry is teetering on the brink of collapse as it tallies up the costs of a  nationwide lockdown that has grounded hundreds of aircraft, putting nearly half-a-million jobs at risk, the head of an industry group said.

"If we do not start soon to operate [again] the situation will worsen and we will see further collapse. All airlines will be affected," Chris Zweigenthal, CEO of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa, told Business Day on Tuesday...

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