January 31, 2023

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Airline operator Comair’s growing challenges affecting the broader airline industry

<img width="1920" src="https://i.ytimg.com/vi/YVa5p_KfXeY/maxresdefault.jpg" class="webfeedsFeaturedVisual wp-post-image" alt="Airline operator Comair's growing challenges affecting the broader airline industry" loading="lazy">The difficulties that airline operator Comair is currently facing have brought into sharp focus the challenges faced by the broader local airline industry. The low-cost airline sector grew robustly in the past 15 years, encroaching on the local market share of traditional carriers like South African Airways. But being a highly competitive terrain, a number...



The difficulties that airline operator Comair is currently facing have brought into sharp focus the challenges faced by the broader local airline industry.

The low-cost airline sector grew robustly in the past 15 years, encroaching on the local market share of traditional carriers like South African Airways.

But being a highly competitive terrain, a number of low-cost carriers have come and gone, with now very few managing to hold their ground.

SABC News reporter Nompumelelo Siziba looks at how low-cost carriers, in particular, can survive what’s become an extremely unpredictable market.

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