SAA’S YANKEE DOO-DOO


In 1998 American airline executive Coleman Andrews rode in like the fifth cavalry to rescue SAA. Now he’s sneaking off early, the way he said he never would. And, we now discover, like he did just before the previous airline he headed collapsed. He’s also ducking our questions: and there’s so much we wanted to know. For instance: what exactly is his relationship to the consulting firm Bain, that gave SAA such lousy - and expensive - advice which resulted in the airline spending a sweet $600 million on unsuitable and outdated Boeing 737-800’s? Was the big yank yanking the chain of our national airline?

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Submitted by : ratchet on 2017-08-21 14:31:42
Good to be back. A pleasure to read Harold Strachan once again. His cameos of KZN surely fit for a book.

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