At a time when very few African airlines are surviving, let alone making a profit, South Africa’s Comair appears to be flourishing. Daniella Horwitz speaks to Erik Venter, Comair CEO, about the company’s two-pronged approach: cost containment and diversification. The South African economy is under huge pressure, and national carrier South African Airways is in dire straits, yet Comair made a post-tax profit of 199 million rand ($15.4 million) in 2016. To what do you ...


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