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President Zuma's flight costs amount to R140,5m - Ministry

SAAF spent a further R69,7m on flying Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe

Answer on flight costs of President Jacob Zuma:

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE AND MILITARY VETERANS
REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
NATIONAL ASSEMBLY
QUESTION FOR WRITTEN REPLY
QUESTION NO.: 1291
DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18 May 2012

Mr S Esau (DA) to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans:

(1) How many flights were undertaken by the President using aircraft (a) operated by (i) the SA Air Force's Squadron 21 (VIP Squadron) and (ii) a SA Air Force Reserve Squadron or (b) chartered by the SA Air Force (i) in the (aa) 2009-10, (bb) 2010-11 and (cc) 2011-12 and (ii) since 1 April 2012;

(2) what is the (a) total cost of the flights and (b) breakdown of the costs of each specified flight? NW1500E

REPLY

(1) (a)(i)(aa) 72

(bb) 84

(cc) 72

(dd) 6

(a)(ii)(aa) 16  

(bb) 7

(cc) 2

(dd) 0

(b) (aa) 3  

(bb) 1

(cc) 23

(dd) 0

(2) 2009-10 91

2010-11 92

2011-12 97

2012-15/5/12 6

(a) 286

(b)(i) R 140 515 430.15

Flight costs of Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe:

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE AND MILITARY VETERANS

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

QUESTION FOR WRITTEN REPLY

QUESTION NO.: 1292

DATE OF PUBLICATION: 18 May 2012

Mr S Esau (DA) to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans:

(1) How many flights were undertaken by the Deputy President using aircraft (a) operated by (i) the SA Air Force's Squadron 21 (VIP Squadron) and (ii) a SA Air Force Reserve Squadron or (b) chartered by the SA Air Force (i) in the (aa) 2009-10, (bb) 2010-11 and (cc) 2011-12 and (ii) since 1 April 2012;

(2) what is the (a) total cost of the flights and (b) breakdown of the costs of each specified flight? NW1501E

REPLY

(1) (a)(i)(aa) 52  

(bb) 48

(cc) 47

(dd) 3

(a)(ii)(aa) 14  

(bb) 16

(cc) 7

(dd) 0

(b) (aa) 0  

(bb) 8

(cc) 16

(dd) 2

(2) 2009-10 65

2010-11 72

2011-12 70

2012-15/5/12 5

(3) 213

(b)(i) R 69 746 680.47

Issued by Parliament, June 13 2012

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