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SA EXPRESS’ OPERATOR’S CERTIFICATE REINSTATED   1 May 2016, Johannesburg: SA Express is pleased to confirm that the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has reinstated its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) following a temporary 42-hour suspension related to the airline’s quality assurance systems. Following the suspension notice on Friday evening, and subsequent meetings between SA […]


SA EXPRESS AWAITS THE SACAA’S DECISION TO REINSTATE ITS AIR OPERATOR’S CERTIFICATE   1 May 2016, Johannesburg: Following the South African Civil Aviation Authority’s (SACAA) decision to temporarily suspend SA Express’ Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC), the airline’s executive management team met with SACAA to obtain clarity on their audit related concerns and procedural issues that […]

SA Express Temporarily Suspends Operations-Latest

Dear passengers  We apologise for the inconvenience that you have been unable to reach our call centre.  Please note that our phone lines are operational, we are just currently experiencing very high call volumes. We have added additional capacity in order to deal with the influx of calls so please direct all queries and questions […]

SA Express Temporarily suspends operations

SA EXPRESS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDS OPERATIONS   30 April 2016, Johannesburg: SA Express confirms that the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has temporarily suspended its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) as the SACAA deems the airline’s quality assurance systems to be inadequate. “Since we started operations 22 years ago, we have had an impeccable safety record […]

Launch of Pilanesberg / Sun City Services

SA Express is proud to announce the introduction of three (3) weekly flights between OR Tambo International Airport and Pilanesberg / Sun City starting on the 1st of April 2015. In addition, SA Express will be introducing two (2) flights between Pilanesberg and Cape Town. This growing regional and domestic airline is confident that adding this […]

Argus Cycle Tour-Bicycles transported for Free!

The annual Argus cycle race will take place on the 08th March 2015. For cyclists using the services of SA Express Airways in to and out of Cape Town International please note the following:   PROCEDURE   SA Express will for the period from the 05th March – 10th March transport passengers bicycles free of […]

SA Express continues festive giving in January

On Thursday, 22 January 2015, SA Express paid Emelia Active Learning for children with Disability – Bloemfontein a visit to close the festive charity drive. The charity drive was opened to all SA Express stations. Bloemfontein station selected the Emelia Active Learning Centre for disabled children to gift. The organisation has 20 children, 18 with […]

Mehlareng Combined Farm School Receives Desks And Hoists The National Flag

SA Express Airways on Friday, 20 February 2015 joined hands with several government departments to donate over 100 desks and stationery to the Grade 1 to 4 learners of Mehlareng Combined Farm School, one of the schools the regional feeder airline has adopted. The donation was made possible by the Departments of Arts and Culture, […]

SAX hosts festive giving day to over 200 children in Brakpan

EMPLOYEES of SA Express, the state-owned airline, today hosted a Christmas party for more than 200 learners from Sithand’izingane Care Project in Witkpooi, Brakpan.  Amongst others, the employees raised money to buy 200 pairs of shoes which were handed over to the learners at a function held at the project’s offices. The project, which has […]

SA Express Travel Agent Awards

On 24 April 1994, in the midst of the imminent watershed general elections, a new player made a low-key entry into the South African airline industry when a plane took off from Johannesburg to Kimberley. Twenty years have lapsed since that initial foray into aviation by SA Express, and to mark its two decades of existence, […]