Comair lifts revenue, profits

2017-02-14 13:02

The cycle of very low yields as seen in Comair's comparative first half, partly reversed in the 6 months under review, but at the expense of passenger numbers.

BA operating busiest schedule ever to SA

2016-11-25 17:41

British Airways is operating its busiest schedule ever to South Africa this summer season, offering up to 33 flights a week over peak periods.

Comair profitable without Govt help - CEO

2016-09-13 16:34

Despite declining revenue in the domestic airline market, Comair has announced continued profitability for the latest financial year.

British Airways owner sees Brexit volatility reducing profit growth

2016-06-24 11:44

British Airways owner IAG has said the UK’s vote to leave the European Union will reduce profit growth in 2016 amid a short-term impact on travel demand.

Transport security focus at London counter-terror fair

2016-04-19 18:01

The computer screen lights up as a man with a dummy gun in the back of his trousers and a fake suicide vest under his jacket demonstrates a body scanner at a counter-terrorism technology fair in London.

SMEs want flexibility in business travel

2015-12-04 17:24

Research by British Airways shows that SMEs think short-term and are always looking for the best deal, which would also include flexibility.

Duration of airline 'price war' uncertain

2015-09-15 19:21

The price war in the airline industry is bound to continue until one of the players caves in, but no one can say how long that will take, says Comair CEO Erik Venter.

Panic as British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas

2015-09-09 07:22

A London-bound British Airways jet has caught fire as it was preparing to take off from Las Vegas, prompting the crew to abort takeoff and evacuate terrified passengers.

Cheap way to fly (and die)

2015-06-21 17:08

Stowaway situation very rare - British Airways

2015-06-19 14:57

British Airways has called the incident involving two stowaways on a flight from Johannesburg to London “very rare” and and says they are working with UK authorities to investigate.


Air access project generates R3bn for Cape Town

2016-12-21 16:55

A project to improve air access into the Western Cape has played a key role in generating R3bn in direct tourism spend for the province.

British Airways owner posts profit fall

2016-10-28 17:30

British Airways owner IAG has reported a 3.6% decline in third-quarter profit as the weaker pound hurt the value of UK sales translated into euros.

British Airways owner assessing plane orders

2016-09-08 14:30

IAG is considering reining in fleet plans as worldwide economic growth slows and the company grapples with the effects of Britain’s vote to exit the European Union.

Comair to keep flying amid probe

2016-05-18 12:15

Comair has won a court ruling to continue flying in SA amid a legal investigation into whether the company breaches airline foreign-ownership limits.

British Airways enters Ryanair’s territory with Stansted flights

2016-02-09 14:18

British Airways will start offering holiday flights from London Stansted airport, a fourth base in serving the UK capital, putting it in direct competition with Ryanair.

British Airways owner lifts guidance

2015-10-30 14:30

International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways and Iberia, upgraded its annual guidance as growing passenger numbers led to strong third-quarter profits.

Plane that caught fire in Vegas was accelerating

2015-09-09 22:30

Officials say the BA plane that caught fire at Las Vegas airport was accelerating for take-off.

British Airways flight diverted for unruly passenger

2015-07-08 21:56

A British Airways flight to Texas has been diverted to Boston because of an unruly male passenger.

Stowaway's legs were 'sticking out of roof' - report

2015-06-19 20:20

The body of one of the two suspected stowaways on a British Airways flight from Johannesburg was found stuck in a box on top of a building in Richmond, London, according to a report.

Stowaway death tragic - Acsa

2015-06-19 13:31

Airports Company of SA officials are working closely with the SA Police Service to investigate how two stowaways managed to get onto a British Airways flight, saying the incident is a tragedy.

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