Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni, insists the R10.5-billion allocation to South African Airways is not a bailout. eNCA reports that Mboweni, who was answering questions in the National Assembly, said a discussion is needed on restructuring state-owned entities. According to Eyewitness News however, Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan said that SAA was far too important and strategic for the economy to be allowed to fail again, he added that a number of industries would be impacted if the airline was not fixed. Gordhan is backing the multi-billion rand cash injection for the airline to help with its business rescue plan.