SAA mulls R60bn fleet overhaul

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Cape Town - South Africa's national airline plans to finalise plans to replace up to 30 planes in a long-haul fleet overhaul worth around 60 billion rand and was looking mainly at Boeing and Airbus, its group chief executive said on Wednesday.

“We are doing this replacement programme over a period 10 to 15 years and expect the first two planes to arrive somewhere in 2017/18,” Monwabisi Kalawe told reporters. - Reuters


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