Sumary of Mercy flights: SA aviation sector takes to the skies to deliver goods in KZN:
- South Africa’s aviation sector has stepped in to provide relief to the disaster-struck province.
- According to Moneyweb, many national chain stores in urban KwaZulu-Natal that have not been looted are shut or have empty shelves.
- AVIATORS TO THE RESCUE The Commercial Aviation Association of South Africa (CAASA) together with a number of commercial pilots, some of whom have been affected by the ongoing dispute with national carrier South African Airways, are volunteering both manpower and aircraft to help out in this time of crisis.
- The initiative was established by the CAASA and the South African Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), to coordinate flights to the disaster-struck province.