Factors contributing to turbulence in SA aviation

2016-05-26 07:35

The domestic aviation industry in SA must work together and wise up in the way certain things have to be done, says Skywise Airlines co-chair Javed Malik.

SAA denies wage deadlock

2016-05-12 13:04

Wage negotiations between South African Airways and four labour unions have certainly not deadlocked, says the national airline.

Skywise praises SA Civil Aviation Authority

2016-05-01 16:30

The SA Civil Aviation Authority is one of the best performing institutions in South Africa, according to the co-chairs of suspended low-cost airline Skywise.

SAA Cargo among top 3 in Africa

2016-04-28 17:27

South African Airways Cargo has been named among the top three African airlines at the Air Cargo Airline of the Year Awards 2016 in London.

Profit expectations ease - airline CFOs

2016-04-26 16:41

Expectations of further gains in profitability over the year ahead have eased markedly in recent surveys among airline CFOs, says Iata.

Union ends Comair strike

2016-04-20 12:46

Comair and the trade union UASA have confirmed that they have reached settlement after a week-long strike by Comair’s airport ground staff.

FlySafair: We are not for sale to Comair

2016-04-13 12:38

Amidst continued speculation in the SA aviation industry about the Comair acquisition deal underway, low-cost airline FlySafair has denied it is for sale.

fastjet launches Jozi, Vic Falls flights

2016-03-29 17:25

fastjet has launched its new route between Johannesburg and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.

SAA may turn profit in 2017/18 - report

2016-03-14 21:00

South Africa’s serial loss-making national carrier may report a R177m profit before interest in tax in the 2017-’18 financial year.

Strong upward trend for African airlines

2016-03-08 14:13

African Airlines have continued their strong upward trend in travel since mid-2015, says the International Air Transport Association.


Qatar Airways lift stake in IAG

2016-05-18 07:58

Qatar Airways has increased its stake in British Airways owner IAG as the carrier seeks to benefit from its closer ties with its European partner.

Jonas: SAA must start making money

2016-05-04 14:06

Struggling national carrier SAA needs to reduce its losses and start making money, warns Deputy Minister of Finance Mcebisi Jonas.

Lufthansa positive about results

2016-04-28 18:11

Lufthansa Group's 2015 results are some of the best in the company’s history, it claims.

Fly Blue Crane to launch CT Windhoek route

2016-04-27 14:11

Fly Blue Crane has received approval from South African and Namibian authorities to launch its first regional service between Cape Town and Windhoek.

Suitors line up for stake in Skywise - owners

2016-04-25 17:14

Grounded Skywise says six companies have already expressed interest in buying a sizable stake in the low-cost airline.

Comair fall 3% as strike continues

2016-04-15 13:38

Airline operator Comair's share price has fallen more than 3% by Friday, the third day of a strike by ground staff demanding higher wages.

Transformation key to grow SA aviation - Skywise

2016-03-31 07:14

Transformation is important and the local aviation industry needs a thorough mop-up for real change to take shape, claims a Skywise co-chair.

Air France’s new cabins take off to Johannesburg

2016-03-25 17:05

Air France now offers its customers its new long-haul travel cabins in La Première, business, premium eco and economy class to Johannesburg.

Probe recommends more medical checks for pilots

2016-03-13 14:30

The French probe into the crash of a Germanwings plane deliberately flown into a mountain by the co-pilot recommends more stringent medical checks for pilots.

SAA's Dudu Myeni heading for a crash landing?

2016-02-29 06:00

It is likely that SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni will lose her job as Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan aims to fix the embattled state airline, says economist Dawie Roodt.

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