On the back of videos released yesterday of two of Air Namibia’s aircraft being flown bearing the country’s flag for the last time, Mango Airlines, once one of South Africa’s busiest low-cost airlines, was forced to ground all flights this week, leaving thousands of passengers unable to fly. Bussines Insider reports that despite The Airports Company of SA on Wednesday lifting its ban on Mango, after the airline made a partial payment on outstanding debt and made promises around the rest, its future remains uncertain and it may still go into hibernation for lack of funds on 1 May. This the publication says will leave a gaping hole in South African skies – and several new routes that are underserved by an airline industry hit hard by Covid-19.