SA Express suspended operations on March 18, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On April 28, 2020, an application was submitted to the Pretoria High Court for the liquidation of the airline. The airline has been under provisional liquidation pending a potential buyer.
The court approved a provisional liquidation of the company.
The former employees now operating under the name of Fly Sax Proprietary Limited have been named as the preferred bidders for the assets of the airline as of September 29, 2020 according to The South African (see below).
SA Express aircraft photo gallery: