South African low-cost carrier (LCC) Mango Airlines is planning to expand its regional routes and remain the fastest-growing LCC in Africa to operate with the lowest cost base, South African Airways CEO Nico Bezuidenhout told ATW. Mango, a 100% subsidiary of South African Airways (SAA), operates with a cost base that is 50% lower than SAA’s main fleet. Bezuidenhout said Mango will focus on its short-haul expansion. Mango has a 20%-25% market share in South Africa. “Regarding ...

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