South African Airways has reportedly suspended operations and mothballed its fleet.
The state-owned airline is under a “care and maintenance” programme until funding for restructuring can be found, according to The Washington Post and local media reports.
The carrier entered bankruptcy protection in December and awaits government funds under a restructuring plan published in June.
Since then, SAA’s fortunes have been hit by the pandemic and South Africa’s government has failed to inject the £478 million needed to restart it.
Low-cost sister airline brand Mango is also affected.
SAA’s London office remains “temporarily closed”, according to an email reply to TTG.