No end in sight for Air Botswana woes

Goitsemang Morekisi
Goitsemang Morekisi

The national airline, Air Botswana continues to experience financial losses and severe disruptions despite government’s attempt to revive the parastatal and make it profitable.

Appearing before the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Communications Goitsemang Morekisi confirmed that the airline is experiencing a number of problems.

While the airline has been battling to stay afloat, it has been making losses each year, leading to the grounding of some flights.  

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