SAA's BnP capitulation 'victory for whistleblowers, taxpayers'

2016-07-21 19:27

The decision by SAA to terminate the services of BnP Capital as a financial services provider is a victory for whistleblowers, says a civil rights body.

EasyJet quarterly sales drop as terrorism, strikes halt flights

2016-07-21 09:48

EasyJet’s third-quarter revenue has dropped 2.6% as terrorist attacks in Europe and labour disputes in some of the airline’s main markets depressed travel.

SAA, Mango celebrate biofuel passenger flight

2016-07-15 15:33

Boeing, South African Airways and low-cost carrier Mango have celebrated Africa’s first passenger flights with sustainable aviation biofuel.

Star Alliance claims best airline alliance award

2016-07-14 18:07

Star Alliance has claimed the Best Airline Alliance title at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

SAA let us down, says Uganda's Yoweri Museveni

2016-06-24 12:50

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni feels let down by regional airlines such as SAA, which he says charge exorbitant fares and have failed to service routes into the country.

AirAsia weighs BNP, Credit Suisse, RHB for leasing unit sale

2016-06-21 13:25

AirAsia is considering hiring BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse Group and RHB Capital to help sell its aircraft leasing unit as it plans to strengthen its finances.

SAA scraps idea that it gave Mango cheap plane leases

2016-06-16 07:59

Four days after SAA said it sub-leased aircraft to Mango at a discounted cost, raising concerns of collusion, it did an about-turn and denied that it had done so.

Low-cost airlines react to SAA, Mango 'collusion' allegations

2016-06-13 18:08

Low-cost airlines are concerned about allegations that SAA has assisted its low-cost subsidiary Mango by subleasing aircraft at a significantly discounted cost.

Five ways airlines are making it easier to sleep

2016-06-10 10:11

A disproportionate number of these new offerings are promising to give you the single thing that’s most elusive at 35 000 feet: a good night’s sleep.

SAA CEO Musa Zwane implores govt to speak with one voice

2016-06-03 11:44

It is vital for the future of South African Airways that government starts speaking with one voice, says acting CEO Musa Zwane.


BREAKING: SAA terminates services of BnP Capital

2016-07-21 16:10

South African Airways has decided to terminate the services of BnP Capital as a financial services provider to the airline.

Emirates tops at Skytrax awards

2016-07-15 17:51

Emirates has been named the World’s Best Airline 2016 at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016 and Best Airline in the Middle East.

SWISS celebrates first commercial C Series flight

2016-07-15 14:18

Swiss International Air Lines has become the first airline in the world to operate the new Bombardier C Series.

Ryanair puts UK in holding pattern after Brexit shock

2016-06-29 15:41

Irish no-frills airline Ryanair will put the brakes on new UK connections for the coming months given the uncertainty caused by the British vote to leave the EU.

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.

Mango and SA's air travel oligopoly

2016-06-17 06:40

It’s a bit rich for SAA to bluster about the air travel industry when it signed off on every one of the steps that created today's situation, says Skywise.

Aviation authority intensifies SA Express oversight - minister

2016-06-14 17:10

The SA Civil Aviation Authority has intensified its oversight over SA Express, according to a written reply in Parliament by Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters.

SWISS celebrates CS100 milestone

2016-06-10 18:50

SWISS has recently celebrated the first flight with passengers of its new CS100 aircraft.

FastJet names Mango's Nico Bezuidenhout as new CE0

2016-06-09 13:49

FastJet has hired Nico Bezuidenhout, the head of SAA's low-cost unit Mango, as CEO to help revive the UK discount airline.

African airlines set to lose $500m in 2016

2016-06-03 06:37

It is hard for the airline industry to prosper during an economic downturn, and recent signs of a global slowdown is very worrying, says an aviation economist.

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