Or Tambo International Airport

Travel Alert: OR Tambo traffic delays

2014-06-24 09:07

A serious accident has caused some traffic delays on the R21 southbound in Johannesburg close to OR Tambo International Airport.


SAA staff strike

2013-08-26 09:52

South African Airways staff are picketing outside OR Tambo International and Cape Town International in a wage dispute. See all the latest pictures.

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Gupta plane affected OR Tambo flights

2013-05-08 07:43

New information has revealed that the Gupta aircraft seemed to perform a sightseeing flight over Pretoria before its controversial landing at Waterkloof, affecting OR Tambo flights in the process.

Water leak disrupts OR Tambo check ins

2011-12-15 13:40

The Airports Company SA says a major leak has caused delays in check ins and baggage services at OR Tambo airport.

Defeated Proteas head home

2011-03-26 14:10

The Proteas’ ODI squad will arrive home from their Cricket World Cup campaign empty-handed on Saturday evening.

Big plans to cut baggage theft

2009-12-10 21:12

Airports Company SA has "ambitious" plans to reduce luggage-pilfering at OR Tambo International Airport in the coming year, Transport Minister Sbu Ndebele says.

Crocs, spiders in suitcase

2009-09-16 21:17

The Green Scorpions have arrested a man at OR Tambo International Airport for trying to sneak reptiles and insects into the country.

R25m heroin seized at OR Tambo

2009-08-28 18:09

Customs officials have seized 25kg of pure heroin - worth an estimated R25m - at OR Tambo International Airport, the South African Revenue Services says.

Airport fuel shortage probed

2009-08-06 13:31

Energy Minister Dipuo Peters says a task team has been set up to investigate what led to the shortage of jet fuel at OR Tambo International Airport.


Furious Air France passengers stranded for two days at OR Tambo

2014-06-02 12:15

Passengers who had booked seats on board an Air France flight from Joburg to Paris have been stranded at OR Tambo Airport for two days after their flight was delayed with no explanation.

ORT passengers get pop-up lounge treat

2013-07-25 16:00

Passengers at OR Tambo International’s departures terminal are in for a treat.

Strike to hit OR Tambo

2013-01-18 08:45

South African Airways employees who belong to a new union will strike at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, a report says.

Acsa, industry hold talks on jet fuel

2011-10-28 08:15

Airports Company South Africa held a high-level meeting with industry to address the current challenges of Jet A1 fuel at OR Tambo International Airport.

R30m of fake Bafana goods seized

2010-01-23 14:20

Counterfeit Bafana-Bafana merchandise worth around R30m has been seized at the OR Tambo International airport in the past three months.

Green Scorpions strike

2009-10-26 21:03

A Spanish man has been arrested at OR Tambo International Airport for illegally exporting endangered wildlife products. It included lion claws.

Acsa: Enough jet fuel for 2010

2009-09-01 16:01

The Airports Company of SA has assured MPs that there will be sufficient jet fuel stocks for next year's Soccer World Cup.

R12m heroin bust at OR Tambo

2009-08-27 22:04

Heroin with a street value of R12m has been confiscated at OR Tambo Airport. The consignment was destined for a pharmaceutical company.

R57m drug bust at OR Tambo

2009-07-17 17:17

At least R57m worth of chemicals used in the manufacturing of drugs such as ecstasy and tik has been seized at OR Tambo International Airport.

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