Uber vs. meter taxis: The last of the professional drivers

2017-03-13 14:07

"The professional driver is an endangered species. A “modular air and ground transport system” unveiled at Geneva makes all of these arguments about Uber seem decidedly last-century,". writes Alex Parker.

Iran's first post-sanctions Airbus flies in

2017-01-12 15:04

A first Airbus aircraft has arrived in Iran as part of a huge order placed after the lifting of international sanctions on the Islamic republic.

Emirates agrees with Rolls-Royce on A380 engines

2016-12-29 10:59

Emirates has reached an agreement with Rolls-Royce over a "technical issue" relating to the engines of Airbus' A380 super jumbo.

Airbus shares more about integration

2016-11-29 18:51

Airbus Group has provided its European Central Works Council with further details on the company’s planned integration.

Airbus, Denel cooperate on Rooivalk helicopter

2016-09-15 13:58

Airbus Helicopters and Denel Aviation will cooperate on a programme to enhance and modernise SA's Rooivalk Attack Helicopter programme.

SAA ‘learnt lessons’ from controversial Airbus deal

2016-06-05 13:32

South African Airways learnt a number of lessons from its controversial Airbus deal, according to the airline’s chief executive officer Musa Zwane.

EgyptAir crash: What could have happened

2016-05-19 17:05

Several scenarios could explain the mysterious crash of the EgyptAir flight into the Mediterranean en route from Paris to Cairo, but experts say a terror attack is a distinct possibility.

Airspace by Airbus launched

2016-03-23 18:07

Airbus has launched its new cabin brand “Airspace by Airbus”.

SAA meets deadline for Airbus swap deal

2015-12-28 19:30

South African Airways has met the deadline for finalising a swap deal with Airbus, but more needs to be done before production can kick off, says a spokesperson.

Treasury’s full SAA statement

2015-12-22 07:17

SAA has avoided paying a hefty R603m bill to Airbus, after informing Treasury that it has started the process to conclude the former finance minister's approved deal.


Saudi airline flynas in $8.6 bn Airbus deal

2017-01-12 17:24

Saudi low-cost carrier flynas has concluded an $8.6bn purchase deal with Airbus, a major shareholder says.

Airbus achieves targets, overviews goals

2017-01-11 13:55

Airbus says its commercial aircraft deliveries in 2016 were up for the 14th year in a row, reaching a new company record of 688 aircraft delivered to 82 customers.

Airbus delays delivery of 12 A380s to Emirates

2016-12-28 13:16

Airbus is postponing for a year the planned delivery of 12 A380 superjumbos to Dubai's Emirates airline.

Boeing received illegal tax break - WTO

2016-11-28 19:41

Boeing has received an illegal tax break as part of $8.7bn in aid to assemble the 777X and manufacture the jetliner’s carbon-fibre wing, finds the WTO.

Outa to take on SAA and BnP Capital

2016-07-07 17:46

Civil rights body Outa plans to interdict the contract between SAA and BnP Capital, and will take further litigation procedures against SAA board members.

EgyptAir plane 'did not swerve' before crash

2016-05-23 20:57

A top air navigation official says the Egyptair plane did not swerve or lose altitude before it disappeared as claimed by Greece.

Airbus counting on year-end delivery spurt

2016-04-28 19:03

Airbus has pinned its prospects for 2016, saying delivery delays involving the newest planes mean annual earnings will hinge on securing a late spurt in output.

Treasury working with SAA as Citigroup ends credit facility

2016-01-12 09:11

Treasury says it is working with SAA to ensure the company has enough liquidity to continue operating after Citigroup cancelled a short-term credit facility.

Myeni's SAA deal could have cost SA billions - economist

2015-12-24 12:04

SAA could have cost the country an extra few billion rand if the Airbus deal was changed again, explains economist Mike Schussler.

SAA Airbus swap deal goes Nene's way

2015-12-21 22:13

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni has officially lost her battle to reconfigure the airline’s Airbus swap deal, which could have threatened the airline's financial stability.

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