Time for unions or pilots’ association to take charge of SAA’s cockpit
Bungling by business rescue practitioners requires employees to use rule of law to fly airline back on course
When SAA went into business rescue it was generally greeted with expressions in the online aviation community along the lines of “finally, SAA and [public enterprises minister] Pravin Gordhan have come to their senses and done what should have been done years ago”.
Everyone was apparently an expert when it came to SAA. The business-rescue practitioners (BRPs) were seen as the sort of heroes who don’t wear capes. Any questioning of their activities and whether they were following the law was greeted with a bombardment of abuse and ad-hominem attacks that so often characterise social media. ..