South African Airlines [SAA] once renowned as one of the best airlines in the World though recently downgraded to the best in Africa and currently in a deep financial crisis is getting a new owner.
This is the SA Government explanation for giving it to Mandela for his own private use. Well, maybe flamboyant President Jacob Zuma will sometimes use it for his forty wives, or maybe Trevor Manual and new wifey Maria Ramos when they go gallivanting; please note the “maybe” as I have a feeling little Maria would prefer a safer mode of transport.
Most safety concerned South Africans will hence on simply go Air Zimbabwe or even Air Nigeria. Here is the reason.
For once South Africans will be united. Let the old goat have it and the millions that his children and grandchildren have already started arguing about who should get most of it. Give them a free airline too. Why not?