If you’re on a short flight – a seat is a seat, and you want the cheapest one.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
To do great things you have to love what you do.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
We are profitable!— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
FlySafair CEO Elmar Conradie has been with Safair since 2005.
He was instrumental in getting the company’s low-cost carrier off the ground.
Conradie is a qualified chartered accountant and certified information auditor.
FlySafair is the most punctual airline in the world, according to UK-based air travel intelligence company OAG.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
The company is 52 years old.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
I grew up in Odendaalsrus.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
We’ve kind of given up trying to figure out what’s going on across the runway [at SAA].— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
SAA is still a great operation.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
Fifteen or 20 years ago it [SAA] was one of the best airlines in the world.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
Utilisation of the aircraft is the secret of low-cost airlines.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
SAA with Mango and SA Express have about 35% of the market.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
As more people buy tickets, the price goes up.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
Our vision is to be South Africa’s favourite airline.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
Very long-term, that [going abroad] will have to happen.— Elmar Conradie, FlySafair
Enter your email address in the form below to receive a newsletter containing the most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show every Friday morning in your inbox.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews South African Airways' brand-new CEO.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews key industry players Donald Colville, Shauna Jennens and David Roussier.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Nyati for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Hirsch for his regular “ShapeShifter” feature.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews the former CEO of Africa’s largest retailer by far.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Comair CEO Erik Venter.
Bruce Whitfield interviews Nikiwe Bikitsha, who is on a fact-finding mission in Mauritius courtesy of Standard Bank.
The Council on Higher Education announced that four universities are at risk of losing their accreditation for LLB.
There have been several reports of abuse of the facility, with a number of people tapping far more water than is allowed.
The broadened bill will see those who lose their jobs receive money for a longer period when they apply for unemployment benefits.
"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.
The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.
WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...
Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?