ARTICLES RELATING TO AIRLINES

United Air bars girls with leggings, ignites Twitter storm

2017-03-27 08:55

United Airlines has found itself at the center of a social media storm after it barred two girls from boarding a flight in Denver because they were wearing leggings.

Comair lifts revenue, profits

2017-02-14 13:02

The cycle of very low yields as seen in Comair's comparative first half, partly reversed in the 6 months under review, but at the expense of passenger numbers.

Etihad, Lufthansa extend cooperation

2017-02-01 19:02

Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa German Airlines, part of Europe’s largest aviation group, have unveiled details of a new commercial partnership.

Dubai airport says still top for international traffic

2017-01-24 19:01

Dubai International has cemented its title as the world's busiest airport for international passengers in 2016, with a 7.2% increase in traveller numbers to 83.6 million.

Being on time supports FlySafair profits - CEO

2017-01-24 18:00

Low-cost carrier FlySafair has made a profit in 2016 despite a tough trading environment, with low economic growth and an over-supply of seats on domestic routes.

SAA merger: CEO raises questions

2017-01-12 05:31

It is unclear what a merger between SAA, Mango and SA Express would achieve that cannot be achieved by each airline individually, says an airline CEO.

Better rand likely boosted Comair earnings per share

2017-01-11 11:09

Comair expects earnings per share and headline earnings per share for the half year to be at least 20% higher relative to the prior comparative period.

Ryanair carries record 117m passengers in 2016

2017-01-05 15:16

Irish budget airline Ryanair carried a record 117 million passengers in 2016, an increase of 15% on the previous year.

Emirates agrees with Rolls-Royce on A380 engines

2016-12-29 10:59

Emirates has reached an agreement with Rolls-Royce over a "technical issue" relating to the engines of Airbus' A380 super jumbo.

Union welcomes win for SAA pilot in defamation case

2016-12-26 16:34

The Federation of Unions of SA has welcomed the court decision to award R450 000 to a former South African Airways pilot in defamation damages.

 

Court rules in favour of Comair in SAA case

2017-02-15 15:25

The High Court has ruled in favour of Comair in a case initiated against SAA 14 years ago in respect of anti-competitive travel agent incentive schemes.

Solid performance in air transport industry - Iata

2017-02-09 21:43

The initial financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 indicate a continued solid performance for the air transport industry, says Iata.

Etihad chief to step down

2017-01-24 18:14

Australian James Hogan is to stand down as head of the Etihad Airways group, as the Abu Dhabi-based carrier struggles with investments in European airlines.

Regional airlines flock to Zim as it opens its skies

2017-01-24 12:22

RwandAir and Ethiopian Airlines are the newest airlines to fly to Zimbabwe, banking on growing prospects for business travel between Harare and other destinations.

Rise in passenger demand among African airlines

2017-01-11 19:49

African airlines have experienced an increase in passenger demand in November 2016 compared to November 2015, says Iata.

Acsa airport charges cut long overdue, still not enough - CEO

2017-01-05 18:38

A local airline CEO explains why the reduction in tariffs announced by Acsa is welcome relief to airlines and consumers, but still does not go far enough.

Price cut in airfares no guarantee with Acsa slashing airport charges

2017-01-05 14:12

A big reduction in airport charges due to be implemented by Airports Company SA is by no means a guarantee that airfares will go down, says an industry expert.

Airbus delays delivery of 12 A380s to Emirates

2016-12-28 13:16

Airbus is postponing for a year the planned delivery of 12 A380 superjumbos to Dubai's Emirates airline.

I had no support from SAA, says ex pilot after winning defamation case

2016-12-22 15:55

A former SAA pilot shares his experience with Fin24 after having won a defamation case he brought against the SA Transport and Allied Workers' Union and two of its officials.

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