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.

Airbus said to be happy with Treasury-backed SAA deal

2015-12-18 11:36

Airbus Group is said to be willing to proceed with a government-backed deal to lease five A330 wide-body planes to SAA, despite chair Dudu Myeni's defiance of theTreasury.

Nene rules on SAA Airbus swap

2015-12-03 16:23

Finance Minister Nhanhla Nene has announced his decision on SAA's proposed amendment to its Airbus A320/A330 swap transaction structure.

US detected heat flash at time of Egypt crash

2015-11-03 20:09

A US military satellite detected a heat flash over the Sinai at the time a Russian airliner crashed, killing all 224 people aboard, US media has reported.

Airbus honours CT supplier

2015-10-23 16:25

Airbus has awarded its Cape Town-based supplier Cobham SA with the Best Performer Award in Systems and Equipment for its supply of satellite communication antennae.

SAA execs did not broker best Airbus deal - leaked memo

2015-10-20 12:13

A memorandum to the board of SAA, penned by chair Dudu Myeni, has lifted the lid on a R6bn swap deal between SAA and French aircraft manufacturer Airbus.


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.

D-Day for R603m SAA payment to Airbus

2015-12-20 17:18

The SAA Airbus deal is down to the wire, with R603m due on Monday unless Treasury and SAA can reach an agreement on the controversial contract.

TIMELINE: All you need to know about the controversial SAA-Airbus deal

2015-12-18 11:04

The R6bn Airbus aircraft deal has continuously been placed under the microscope. Here's a timeline of the controversial deal.

Thousands more tourists fly home after Egypt crash

2015-11-09 21:00

Thousands more foreign tourists have flewn home from Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh after the downing of a Russian airliner claimed by jihadists.

Bomb aboard crashed Russian airline possible

2015-11-02 19:03

The Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt killing all 224 people on board came down due to 'external' factors, the airline says.

SAA, Airbus deal shows 'breakdown between board, management'

2015-10-20 15:15

A leaked memorandum to the board of South African Airways has exposed a breakdown in the relationship between management and the board.

SAA, Airbus R6bn deal under scrutiny

2015-10-20 10:41

A R6bn deal has come under scrutiny after SAA board members were allegedly put under pressure to approve an "unaffordable” deal with French aircraft company Airbus.

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