Will 1time stage a comeback?

2014-01-22 09:02

It’s subject to speculation, but South Africa Travel Online believes 1time’s plans to be the next new airline are rolling along smoothly.

1time to fly again?

2013-12-05 07:55

Pak Africa Aviation has been widely reported to be involved in attempts to resurrect 1time and now Global Airways has entered the fray.

Investors bid R15m for 1time

2013-08-15 08:32

A group of Pakistani investors living in South Africa has offered R15m to 1time Holdings shareholders for the listed company.

Zuma didn't know about Blockbuster deal

2013-04-28 15:45

President Jacob Zuma’s son Edward denies using his father’s name to ease his entry into South Africa’s low-cost airline market.

Zuma’s son backs new budget airline

2013-04-24 11:51

London-based group FastJet has abandoned plans to resuscitate 1time and is pursuing a new business venture in SA, backed by President Jacob Zuma’s son Edward.

Africa airline to negotiate for 1time

2013-03-09 10:51

Management of low-cost African airline, Fastjet, will meet with the liquidator of South Africa's 1time in a bid to re-launch the airline, the company says.

SAA set to oppose 1time takeover

2013-01-24 12:47

South African Airways is to object to Fastjet Airlines' planned takeover of liquidated airline 1time, due to laws that ban majority ownership of local carriers.

fastjet making progress with 1time deal

2012-12-20 08:57

While 1time may not fly in the guise of fastjet before Christmas, as initially hoped, they hope to take to the skies once more early next year.

FastJet promises cheap flights

2012-12-11 17:35

London-based airline FastJet has promised travellers that they can expect very low airfares when it enters the South African market.

Legal issues could ground 1time/FastJet

2012-12-05 10:48

The Air Services Licensing Act may be a spanner in the works for liquidated low cost airline 1time to take off again anytime soon.

Fastjet: 1time could fly in time for Christmas

2012-12-04 14:18

The head of fastjet wants to rebrand 1time and get it up and running in time to assist those who have had their December holiday plans dashed by the low cost airline's defunct services.

1time: I just want my money back

2012-11-30 07:25

A Fin24 user who has paid via EFT for his booking with 1time Holidays is deperate to get his money back.

The future for kulula?

2012-11-15 11:02

The spat that has developed around the SAA bailout and its effects on 1time, currently under provisional liquidation, has raised questions about the future of kulula.

Why 1time failed

2012-11-11 12:27

A probe has revealed a shocking indictment of the budget airline’s operations and its apparently careless overspending.

1time faces CPA probe

2012-11-09 10:58

The embattled airline may end up paying a hefty fine if it is found to have contravened consumer protection legislation.

Acsa blamed for 1time demise

2012-11-08 19:54

The Airports Company of SA has been blamed for low-cost airline 1time's demise.

1time officially under liquidation

2012-11-07 17:06

1time was granted provisional liquidation by the High Court in Pretoria, says the company.

Solidarity: 1time can still be sold

2012-11-07 11:40

If 1time can find a buyer, the low-cost airline’s estimated 540 employees could get their jobs back, trade union Solidarity has said.

Gigaba: State never gave Mango a bailout

2012-11-06 16:32

Minister of Public Enterprises Malusi Gigaba says Mango is not being subsidised by the government, as a war of words erupts between rivals Mango and Comair.

Comair jumps as rival liquidates

2012-11-06 14:15

Comair shares extended gains to rise over 6% as investors bet the airline will see increased market share after rival 1time Holdings filed for liquidation.

1time: Last-minute UK investor pulled out

2012-11-06 08:13

1time was banking on being sold to a British low-cost airline before applying for liquidation, trade union Solidarity said.

Solidarity: British wanted to buy 1time

2012-11-05 16:41

1time was about to be sold to British low-cost airline FastJet before it applied for liquidation, says Solidarity.

1time has not filed for liquidation - report

2012-11-05 11:59

Conflicting reports have surfaced that 1time airline is not in liquidation but has only suspended its services as an airline.


2013: The year of rising airfares

2013-12-31 14:16

The liquidiation of 1time Airlines was the catalyst which resulted in airfares continuing their upward spiral in 2013, writes Rob Baker.

Low cost airlines circling SA

2013-09-16 07:56

Comair's domination of the low cost flight market is likely to change before year-end, with four airlines vying for a slice of SA's domestic flights.

New lifeline for 1time?

2013-05-23 08:44

There might still be hope for 1time after the provisional liquidator received an offer of R15m for a controlling stake in 1time Holdings from a surprising source.

Fastjet will fly with or without 1time

2013-03-19 07:34

Fastjet says it will explore alternative partnerships to launch its brand in South Africa, should its 1time bid not be successful.

1time suitor faces Tanzanian tax claim

2013-01-31 07:30

Budget airline Fastjet, which plans to take over liquidated low-cost carrier 1time, is facing a tax claim of over £1m from the Tanzanian authorities.

SA airlines see fastjet as domestic threat

2013-01-23 11:53

SA’s largest airlines are formally objecting to the threat posed by UK-based fastjet’s attempts to enter the local market by taking over the operations of 1time.

One of 10 new SA carriers still in air

2012-12-14 09:24

There has been a sharp decline in global airline startups, with only one of 10 new airlines launched in SA from 1996 to 2006 still in operation.

1time suitor in tie-up talks with Emirates

2012-12-05 11:52

Low-cost African carrier Fastjet, which is in talks to buy 1time, says it is in potential partnership talks with Emirates Airline.

Ex-1time employees object to new airline

2012-12-05 07:49

The former founders of 1time are being accused of misconduct, with ex-employees planning to lodge a formal complaint against them being granted a new operating licence.

Lifeline for 1time?

2012-12-04 13:48

British-owned low-cost airline Fastjet says it is in talks to buy failed budget airline 1time from its liquidators.

1time: contact info for cash buyers

2012-11-16 11:15

1time has announced that passengers who bought tickets by means other than a credit card may contact the provisional liquidators for information on possible steps to take.

New African airline takes off, eyes SA

2012-11-14 11:59

Aiming to be Africa's first pan-continental budget airline, fastjet's recent negotiations with 1time seem to suggest that they're hoping to expand operations into South Africa.

Comair: No funding from BA

2012-11-09 15:29

Comair has given its side of the story, in response to an opinion piece which appears on Fin24 today.

1time blame game: Not us, says Acsa

2012-11-08 22:34

Airports Company of South Africa has rubbished an accusation that it was responsible for 1time's demise, and that it was only interested in recovering all its debt from the beleaguered airline.

1time liquidation: will low-cost fares soar?

2012-11-08 12:05

The Chairman of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa has said that 1time's filing for business liquidation is a major setback for the local and regional domestic tourism market.

An Africa adventure

2012-11-07 14:01

Television and radio presenter Liezel van der Westhuizen used her 1time disaster to travel to five African cities in two days.

Komani: Committed to rescue 1time

2012-11-06 11:51

1time CEO Blacky Komani says the airline is dealing with a UK investor and hopes to reveal the airlines future direction in the next few days.


1time hopes for a lifeline

2012-11-06 09:28

Embattled low-cost airline 1time is pinning its hopes for a cash injection on British investors.

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1time non-refund: a user's experience

2012-11-05 16:41

A Fin24 user received a nasty shock when she contacted her bank to get her money back for tickets purchased from the troubled airline.

Consumer watchdog mulls 1time probe

2012-11-05 10:11

The National Consumer Commission is considering an investigation into whether 1time sold tickets just hours before it applied for liquidation.

Uncertainty over 1time cash buyers

2012-11-05 08:09

Customers who paid cash for their 1time air tickets might not get refunded, according to a report.

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