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International Helpline:

+27-12-333-6000 ask for MayDay

Mayday General Enquiries:

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ALPA SA: 011-394-5310
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Mayday Articles

Stay resilient

Stay resilient

As an aviator you may be going through a really challenging time currently. However, your resilience, learned from many hours of preparation and training, may just be the trigger that pulls you through the turmoil you might be experiencing at a time like this....

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Communicating with your partner

Communicating with your partner

  Communicating with Your Partner As an aviator one might feel: These are anxious times: It’s okay not to have the answers but it’s crucial to talk about it. As the weeks of uncertainty roll on and the implications for aviation worsen, it may increasingly affect our...

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Finances

Finances

We are now two months into the COVID19 pandemic and South African lockdown, which has closed down many industries for extended periods, disrupting people’s lives and livelihoods.  Salary cuts, unpaid leave and retrenchments have become part of life, and have forced...

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My Identity as an Aviator

My Identity as an Aviator

The definition of identity is who you are, the way you think about yourself, the way you are viewed by the world and the characteristics that define you. An example of identity is a person's name. Another example of identity is the traditional characteristics of a...

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Work Quarantine: what to expect and how to prepare

Work Quarantine: what to expect and how to prepare

Since most governments have started easing lockdown regulations and made the provision for domestic and international business travel, you may find yourself required to undergo quarantine in a specified facility such as a hotel in the near future.  In an attempt to...

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Controlling our thoughts

Controlling Our Thoughts during the challenging season of COVID-19 Do you see a duck or a rabbit? The Power of Thoughts Whether one is back on the flight deck and faced with remaining focused or struggling to remain positive and focused at home or trying to prepare...

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Options when there’s no money left

Options when there’s no money left

Article reproduced with kind permission from Health|Insite Author:  Bruce J. Little 18 May 2020 Having no money to your name places you amongst the stars. According to an article by Matthew Michaels and Angélica Acevedo for Business Insider, “even the biggest...

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Job loss: What do I do now?

Job loss: What do I do now?

“We’re retrenching” “We’re closing your division” “We’re closing the business” “We’re offering voluntary severance packages” “We’re offering unpaid leave” No matter how they say it, the devastating fact is YOU ARE NO LONGER EMPLOYED. At a time like this, a multitude...

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Covid-Positive | What Now?

Covid-Positive | What Now?

“This is a reality and I can honestly say I have never been as sick in my life before this episode”. “No-one talks about the recovery.  You may now be Covid-19 negative but some of the lousy symptoms carry on unabated”. It has been 6 months since the declaration of...

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