Editorial: OR Tambo should be airtight

2017-03-12 06:15

In 2006, when armed gunmen stole R100m in foreign and local currency at one of South Africa’s key entry points – OR Tambo International Airport – authorities promised to put an end to such acts of criminality.

Guards polygraphed

2017-03-12 06:01

Six security guards from Reshebile Aviation and Protection Services who were on duty at the time of the heist have been taken for lie detector tests.

Why minister axed Acsa board members

2017-02-21 19:26

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters dismissed four board members of the Airports Company SA in order to strengthened it with people with the necessary skills, says her spokesperson.

Acsa airport charges cut long overdue, still not enough - CEO

2017-01-05 18:38

A local airline CEO explains why the reduction in tariffs announced by Acsa is welcome relief to airlines and consumers, but still does not go far enough.

Chill, it's just a drill - Acsa on OR Tambo

2016-11-23 15:22

People should not be alarmed by a large number of emergency vehicles, sirens and flashing lights at OR Tambo International Airport because it is just a drill, the Airports Company of South Africa says.

Acsa tightlipped about minority shareholder allegations

2016-09-28 07:25

Acsa has refused to respond to questions following legal action from two minority equity partners, who reportedly claimed it is holding them “economically hostage”.

Acsa should recruit more women - Dipuo Peters

2016-09-23 19:30

Acsa can improve by attracting more women to the aviation sector, said Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters.

Skywise in final stages of investment deal - co-chair

2016-09-14 16:39

Grounded low-cost airline Skywise is in the final stages of a shareholder deal with new investors, says co-chair Tabassum Qadir.

Airport operations not affected by meter taxi, Uber clash - Acsa

2016-06-03 20:48

Acsa spokesperson Deidre Davids says an attempt to block access to the Cape Town International Airport during a reported clash between meter taxi drivers and Uber drivers on Friday morning has not affected operations at the airport.

Factors contributing to turbulence in SA aviation

2016-05-26 07:35

The domestic aviation industry in SA must work together and wise up in the way certain things have to be done, says Skywise Airlines co-chair Javed Malik.


Anatomy of a heist

2017-03-12 06:01

Holes in security arrangements at OR Tambo, as well a tip-off that was apparently ignored, could mean that Wednesday’s heist was an inside job.

South Africa’s airports company faces a hard landing. Why this is bad news for the country

2017-02-26 12:42

The Airports Company South Africa faces a drastic reversal of fortune stemming from a regulatory decision to reduce airport charges by 35.5%, writes Stephen Labson.

Minister allegedly shields Acsa CEO from suspension

2017-02-13 18:10

Four board members of the Airports Company of South Africa could face the axe after Transport Minister Dipuo Peters allegedly issued notices of intent to dismiss them.

Price cut in airfares no guarantee with Acsa slashing airport charges

2017-01-05 14:12

A big reduction in airport charges due to be implemented by Airports Company SA is by no means a guarantee that airfares will go down, says an industry expert.

Ntsele breaks conspiracy of silence as Guptas prepare to pounce on unbribeable ACSA boss

2016-11-03 21:33

Tthere is a Gupta-inspired campaign to eject ACSA boss Bongani Maseko who refused to allow OR Tambo airport to be 'captured', says a communications strategist.

Acsa’s BEE partners head to court

2016-09-25 07:51

Two of the empowerment partners of Airports Company South Africa are heading to court because they claim the parastatal is holding them “economically hostage”.

Acsa posts R1.9bn profit

2016-09-23 17:01

The introduction of new routes, growing passenger numbers from Europe and Asia and the performance of its non-aeronautical operations have boosted the company's results.

Snapshot of SA air traffic in new Acsa barometer

2016-07-29 19:57

Airports Company SA has launched its inaugural Aviation Barometer, intended to be a quarterly indicator of air traffic movements through its nine airports.

Meter taxi drivers take on Uber drivers at CT airport

2016-06-03 18:29

Meter taxi drivers closed the road to Cape Town International Airport and forced passengers out of Uber cars on Friday.

Acsa appoints new GM for 6 regional airports

2016-05-24 16:28

Airports Company SA has appointed a new general manager to lead its six regional airports.

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