ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR TRAVEL

Air Zimbabwe banned from Europe... so is it safe for Mugabe to use?

2017-05-17 13:02

Bad news for Zimbabwe's national airline which is headed by President Robert Mugabe's son-in-law: It has just been barred from flying to Europe over safety concerns.

Strike ends at South African Airways

2017-04-27 16:22

South African Airways says cabin crew members whose strike forced some flight cancellations have returned to work after a court order.

Plane that landed at NYC airport gets stuck in snowdrift

2017-03-19 11:06

A tug has been able to get a plane out of a snowdrift after the pilot taxied off the runway after landing the plane at New York's LaGuardia Airport.

Hard landing as plane skids in raging winds

2017-02-23 21:06

A passenger plane has skidded along a runway at Amsterdam's busy Schiphol airport as its landing gear collapsed on hitting the ground during heavy winds. VIDEO

It's getting harder for a plane to vanish

2017-01-19 22:57

Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it's still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear.

Witness who filmed Russian plane's crash located

2016-12-27 22:32

Russia's top investigative agency says it has located a man who filmed a Russian military plane as it crashed in the Black Sea.

2 Libyans charged in Malta with hijacking a flight

2016-12-25 16:20

Two Libyan men have been arraigned in a Maltese court on charges of hijacking a domestic Libyan flight to the Mediterranean island of Malta

Grenade, two pistols on hijacked Libyan plane

2016-12-23 20:27

Two men who hijacked a Libyan plane and forced it to land in Malta had a grenade and a handgun, and a second gun was found in a search of the aircraft.

Pakistan opens probe into deadly plane crash that killed 47

2016-12-08 18:55

Pakistani military helicopters have ferried remains of plane crash victims to Islamabad as aviation authorities open a probe into the crash that killed 47 passengers and crew.

Man held after police seize R12m undeclared cash

2016-12-05 21:12

A man has been arrested after being found in possession of more than R12m in undeclared cash hidden inside seven luggage bags at the King Shaka Airport, say KwaZulu-Natal police.

 

French investigators: EgyptAir MS804 crash an accident

2017-05-06 16:08

No traces of explosives were found on the remains of French victims aboard an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May 2016, a source close to the French investigation says.

Photo of mock IED found at Toronto airport released

2017-04-17 21:04

US customs officials have released a photo of a mock improvised explosive device that led to delays at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

PICS: Residents pull plane crash victims out of wreckage

2017-03-01 22:37

Residents at an estate in Midrand have helped rescue three people injured after a light aircraft crashed into one of the properties in the area, say paramedics.

Doris does damage as storm hits British Isles

2017-02-23 19:45

Storm Doris has slammed into the British Isles, causing flight disruptions at Europe's busiest air hub and train cancellations.

Viral flight attendant video man is from PMB

2017-01-16 10:33

If you have watched the hilarious video of a Kulula flight attendant delivering the safety demo with a South African twist, then you may be happy to know he hails from the Zulu Kingdom.

Russia starts studying Black Sea flight recorder

2016-12-27 15:32

Russia's transport minister says investigators have begun to study one of the flight recorders from the plane that crashed into the Black Sea, killing all 92 on board.

Libya transport minister defends air security

2016-12-23 21:00

Libya's transportation minister has defended airport security in the country after a plane was hijacked and diverted to Malta.

Race to find US marine pilot after Japan jet crash

2016-12-08 21:10

Rescuers are scrambling to find a US marine pilot who went missing after a jet crashed off the southwest coast of Japan.

Pakistan plane crash - all dead

2016-12-07 22:47

Pakistan's national carrier says one of its planes has crashed shortly after take-off from the northern city of Chitral with 48 people aboard.

Drugs worth R6.8m intercepted at OR Tambo

2016-12-05 18:03

Four drug mules have been intercepted at OR Tambo International Airport with narcotics worth R6.8m, SARS says.

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