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No secret I had no degree, says SAA boss

2014-11-26 07:20
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Acting South African Airways CEO Nico Bezuidenhout says SAA and Mango have always known that he does not have a degree, the SABC has reported.

Air Namibia spreads wings to Middle East

2014-11-24 20:32

Namibia's national carrier Air Namibia is seeking partnerships with Fly Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines to open routes to the Middle East.

Brown: Govt mulling SAA partner

2014-11-20 10:41

Whether government takes on a strategic business partner for embattled SAA remains under discussion, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Qatar Airways takes swipe at European carriers

2014-11-19 15:15

Qatar Airways chief has taken a swipe at legacy carriers which complain of competition from Gulf carriers, accusing them of being "inefficient".

easyJet positioned for more growth

2014-11-18 11:38

British low-cost airline easyJet has shrugged off concerns about an increasingly competitive European travel market.

Russian airlines face deeper losses

2014-11-17 17:45

Russian airlines are facing a drop in passenger numbers because of the Ukraine crisis, prompting some analysts to expect fleet reductions.

No disruption in Emirates flights

2014-11-17 12:50

While Emirates still operates all its services in SA, including a fourth daily flight to Johannesburg, an official has been suspended regarding the matter.

fastjet hopes to secure funding in 2015

2014-11-14 10:44

Budget airline fastjet says it expects to secure funding for its operations early next year and that it has received permits to operate flights in Zambia.

Emirates profits up despite route closures

2014-11-12 14:31

Emirates Airline has posted an 8.2% rise in half year profits, stressing that routes being suspended and a runway closure accounted for lower than expected results.

Seasonal flights resume at Cape Town airport

2014-11-11 18:07

Cape Town International Airport sees seasonal international airlines return in time for the peak period with some increasing their weekly flights to the city.

Jet Airways reports quarterly profit

2014-11-07 20:00

Struggling Jet Airways has reported a quarterly profit for the first time in two years, boosted by a one-off gain from the sale of a frequent-flyer scheme.

IAG signals maiden dividend

2014-11-07 13:50

British Airways owner IAG has laid out plans to pay a maiden dividend, coming of age three years after it was created in a merger between BA and Iberia.

Airlines push for delayed European skies reform

2014-11-06 16:21

Airlines have urged the EU to press ahead with plans to merge national air corridors, risking confrontation with air traffic controllers over safety and jobs.

Southern Africa must align air travel policies

2014-11-02 10:44

A unified air transport strategy will promote economic growth in southern Africa and a regional forum could help accomplish this, says the CEO of an airline body.

SA aviation needs new niche markets - official

2014-10-31 12:13

Aviation in Africa supports about seven million jobs and SA must identify new opportunities in niche markets to be competitive, says the department of transport.

Lufthansa cuts 2015 forecast

2014-10-30 12:34

Lufthansa, Europe's biggest airline, has reduced its profit forecast for 2015 in face of the global economic slowdown.

Ebola travel ban problems grow

2014-10-29 16:03

US airlines have briefed government officials in private meetings about the challenges to implementing a travel ban because of the Ebola outbreak, sources say.

Dutch arm of Air France-KLM to shed jobs

2014-10-28 13:00

The Dutch arm of Air France-KLM plans to cut its workforce by 7 500 jobs, or 25%, largely through outsourcing, according to a report.

US airline profits lift on cheaper fuel

2014-10-24 10:30

US airlines has given a mostly upbeat outlook on industry conditions after posting large profit increases in the third quarter thanks to strong consumer demand.

SAA chair stays, 2 others on board

2014-10-23 16:02

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has decided to stick by Duduzile Myeni as chair of the embattled SAA board despite admitting the airline is struggling.

Turkish Airlines to restart Libya flights

2014-10-22 20:00

Turkey's special envoy to Libya saysTurkish Airlines will resume flights to the eastern Libyan city of Misrata next week.

Lufthansa pilots threaten more strikes

2014-10-21 14:45

Lufthansa pilots threatened to call further strikes this week after the latest stoppage in a dispute over retirement benefits grounded two-thirds of its flights.

Mango adds two new Boeings with plans to expand network

2014-10-21 09:51

Low cost airline Mango CEO, Nico Bezuidenhout says the airline is reviewing several regional destinations, in a domestic market that is near saturation.

Lufthansa pilots to ground planes

2014-10-19 18:43

German pilots' union has called a strike at Deutsche Lufthansa, targeting the airline's Airbus 320 and Being 737 planes over retirement benefits.

Ryanair sees more growth within Europe

2014-10-17 17:45

Ryanair's bid to become one of the world's biggest airlines will focus on higher-frequency routes and more domestic flights in core European markets.

 

Bezuidenhout did not lie on his CV - Mango

2014-11-25 07:00

Acting SA Airways Nico Bezuidenhout at no time misrepresented his qualifications to the Mango Airlines board, the airline says.

Kuwait Airways to buy 10 Boeing 777s

2014-11-20 18:05

State-owned Kuwait Airways says it has agreed to buy 10 Boeing 777-300ERs, with delivery to begin in two years.

Airbus deepens carmaker thinking

2014-11-19 19:03

An industrial drumbeat is picking up in European aircraft factories as Airbus borrows a new range of carmaking strategies to keep pace with record demand.

Easyjet shares down despite profits rise

2014-11-18 18:53

Shares in Easyjet have been down nearly 0.8% despite the airline lifting profits for the year to September.

Jetstar counts the cost of prolonged delay

2014-11-18 10:20

Jetstar has sold six new Airbus A320s and many of its pilots have either quit or been redeployed - all before the budget airline's first commercial flight.

Govt has no plans to ground Emirates

2014-11-17 15:44

There's absolutely no need for passengers to panic as there's no intention to prevent Emirates from flying to SA, says the department of transport.

Talks over Emirates under way: dept

2014-11-16 21:15

The department of transport has refuted a report that Emirates airline flights will be grounded in South Africa pending a meeting with an UAE minister.

Kenya Airways sees 25% lower profit

2014-11-13 17:35

Kenya Airways expects profit for its full year ending next March to fall by at least a quarter on the back of the fallout from an Ebola outbreak.

Ministers meet SAA board

2014-11-11 20:27

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown and Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene have held a meeting with the SA Airways board, the public enterprises ministry says.

SAA forms partnership with JetBlue

2014-11-09 21:05

South African Airways has launched a new frequent flyer partnership with JetBlue Airways in North America, providing expanded mileage earning opportunities.

Ryanair delivers best summer ever

2014-11-07 19:28

It took Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary three years, two profit warnings and a grilling by shareholders to admit it might be time to stop upsetting customers.

Malaysia Airlines buyout offer gets the nod

2014-11-06 17:41

The minority shareholders of beleaguered Malaysia Airlines have voted to accept a $420m buyout offer as the airline is still reeling from a missing plane mystery.

China aims to train 500 000 pilots

2014-11-03 11:21

China's aviation industry is the new prospective job market for many wannabe flyers, chasing dreams of landing a lucrative job at new air service operators.

British Airways owner confident on growth

2014-10-31 17:15

The owner of British Airways and Iberia has raised its forecast for profits this year and saying it was on course for another rise in 2015.

Japan Airlines' H1 net profit slips 2%

2014-10-31 09:53

Japan Airlines' net profit for the April to September period has slipped to $724m as a weak yen pushed up fuel costs.

All Nippon Airways first-half profit soars

2014-10-30 11:49

Japan's All Nippon Airways says its net profit for the six months to September has soared about 78% to $328m thanks to a Tokyo airport expansion.

Russia to roll out 'Victory' budget airline

2014-10-29 09:31

Russia's national carrier Aeroflot will name its new low-cost airline Victory, or Pobeda, a symbol of defiance against Western sanctions over Ukraine.

Air Berlin to slash 200 jobs

2014-10-27 19:03

Air Berlin says it is to lay off 200 staff as the problems mount at Germany's number-two airline.

Brown: SAA to consider strategic partner

2014-10-24 07:00

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says she would like SAA to investigate going for a strategic partner.

Pilots propose talks with Lufthansa over pay

2014-10-23 14:45

The German pilots' union has proposed restarting talks with Lufthansa over pay and early retirement benefits but does not rule out further strikes.

SAA seeks to cash in on Vic Falls demand

2014-10-22 11:16

South African Airways has reportedly applied for seven more flights into Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls to cash in on growing demand from intercontinental destinations.

Lufthansa cancels thousands of flights

2014-10-21 11:38

Lufthansa says almost all its long-haul flights out of its main hub, Frankfurt, have been cancelled, as pilots refused to fly over retirement benefits.

Lufthansa pilots begin 35-hour strike

2014-10-20 19:30

Pilots at Lufthansa have embarked on a 35-hour strike, their eighth this year, to back demands to retain an early retirement scheme.

Four SAA board members quit

2014-10-17 18:19

Four non-executive members of the SA Airways board have resigned, the department of public enterprises says.

Virgin takes full control of Tigerair Australia

2014-10-17 09:30

Virgin has taken full control of budget carrier Tigerair Australia, buying the remaining 40% it did not already own from its Singapore-listed parent.

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