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.

Comair fall 3% as strike continues

2016-04-15 13:38

Airline operator Comair's share price has fallen more than 3% by Friday, the third day of a strike by ground staff demanding higher wages.

FlySafair: We are not for sale to Comair

2016-04-13 12:38

Amidst continued speculation in the SA aviation industry about the Comair acquisition deal underway, low-cost airline FlySafair has denied it is for sale.

Weak rand impacts Comair results

2016-02-22 16:44

The collapse of the rand to record lows against the dollar has been one of the biggest challenges for Comair during the first half of its financial year.

The demise of Skywise

2015-12-11 12:42

Acsa should be applauded for grounding Skywise, says Unathi Sonwabile Henama.

No one hurt in emergency landing at OR Tambo

2015-10-26 15:22

No one was injured when a British Airways plane was left stranded on a runway at OR Tambo International Airport following a crash landing, operator Comair says.

Comair trusts its big bank balance to beat competition

2015-10-07 09:15

With two new entrants into SA’s small domestic airline market, the company with the biggest bank balance would survive in an environment where large-scale investment is needed to boost airplane efficiencies, Comair CEO Erik Venter told Finweek.

New rivals ground Comair's profit rise

2015-09-14 12:21

After a strong profit in the first half of its financial year, the entry of competitors in the second half has had a reversal effect, says Comair.

Comair: It was never our aim to ground SAA

2015-06-01 14:29

Comair says it wants a level playing field to ensure that all airlines face the same risks and the same requirements to operate on sound commercial principles.

Airlines call for fair competition

2015-05-08 20:00

A competitive market is a healthy one and FlySafair says its entry into the low-cost domestic market is proof of this.


Union ends Comair strike

2016-04-20 12:46

Comair and the trade union UASA have confirmed that they have reached settlement after a week-long strike by Comair’s airport ground staff.

Comair employees to strike over wages - union

2016-04-14 10:19

The United Association of South Africa has said about 80 of its members were striking outside airline operator Comair's head office, demanding higher wages.

Comair served with 48-hour strike notice over wages

2016-04-12 18:19

Airline operator Comair has received a 48-hour strike notice from the United Association of South Africa who are demanding higher wages.

Comair expects big earnings per share drop

2016-01-29 18:15

Comair expects its earnings per share for the six months ended December 31 2015 to be between 40% and 60% lower than that for the comparative period in 2014.

'Unusual vibration' before plane's landing gear failed - Comair

2015-10-26 17:06

The British Airways plane that is stranded at OR Tambo International Airport "experienced an unusual vibration which was followed shortly by the collapse of the left landing gear", says Comair.

Challenges facing the aviation industry

2015-10-11 16:40

From protectionism of national airlines to remaining sustainable and a call to work together, airline bosses air their views on the aviation industry during a discussion.

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.

Comair slams Parly's lack of questioning SAA funding

2015-06-02 14:08

Comair’s failed high court application against SAA receiving constant government bailouts needed Parliamentary attention, says CEO Erik Venter.

Why judge dismissed Comair’s case against SAA

2015-06-01 12:49

Judge agrees that the failure of SAA would be catastrophic for all of its service providers and employees, tourists, trade to and from South Africa and the economy as a whole.

Comair wants R5bn guarantee to SAA be set aside

2015-05-08 19:48

Comair has asked the North Gauteng High Court to set aside the government's R5bn guarantee to SAA as it creates more inequality among airline industry competitors.

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