OPINIONISTA: Favouritism in flight: The uneven playing field of South Africa’s aviation industry

South Africa’s aviation industry is a classic case of the state abusing its position as the player, referee and spectator. Tapping into Treasury’s purse, year after year, the state-owned airlines are bailed out to stay afloat, while the private airline industry players are forced to survive with their shareholders’ funds, finding more shareholding or depleting whatever cash reserves they have left....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Thursday, 10 June