Yakhe Kwinana is the former member of the SAA board and former chairperson of the SAA Technical board.

She also served as the chairperson of the South African Airways audit and risk committee.

The Zondo Commission has been investigating allegations of state capture, fraud and corruption in state-owned cooperations.

South African Airways is one of the state-owned entities that are under investigation.

Ms Yakhe Kwinana had been involved in acts of corruption during her tenure.

Therefore, she was summoned to testify at the Zondo Commission.