ARTICLES RELATING TO AIRLINES

SAA could cut up to 700 jobs

2015-07-03 17:22

South African Airways could return to profitability within the next four years, but this year up to 700 of its staff could lose their jobs, reports Netwerk24.

Lufthansa making SA flight changes

2015-07-02 17:27

Lufthansa has announced an increase in its direct flights to Cape Town and is also making a change to its direct flights to Johannesburg.

Budget airlines spread wings into shops

2015-06-30 10:50

Local budget airlines are increasingly teaming up with major retailers and rewards programmes to grow their potential pool of customers.

Fiji Airways names new South African chief

2015-06-23 12:04

Fiji Airways has named South African Andre Viljoen as its new chief executive after a seven-month search, replacing Stefan Pichler who left to take over at Air Berlin.

Airline CEOs fret over pilots' mental health

2015-06-09 15:55

The psychological evaluation of pilots has come under the spotlight during a panel discussion among CEOs at airline body Iata's annual general meeting.

Aviation leaders gather in Miami

2015-06-04 19:57

The global aviation industry is gathering to discuss critical issues such as safety, security, sustainability, passenger demands and revitalising the air cargo sector.

Etihad Airways gets 'A' rating

2015-06-03 15:50

Etihad Airways has been assigned the rating of ‘A’ with a stable outlook by international credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings.

Why judge dismissed Comair’s case against SAA

2015-06-01 12:49

Judge agrees that the failure of SAA would be catastrophic for all of its service providers and employees, tourists, trade to and from South Africa and the economy as a whole.

Skywise increases fleet

2015-05-22 16:07

Skywise Airlines has increased its fleet, which has enabled it to have four supplementary flights..

Lufthansa now on the Apple Watch

2015-05-13 15:33

Lufthansa is now offering a new app for the Apple Watch, featuring personalised flight information and boarding passes available to passengers.

 

US probing a possible airlines collusion

2015-07-02 19:50

The US Department of Justice says it is investigating whether US airlines have worked together illegally to keep airfares high by signalling plans to limit flights.

fastjet starts new African route

2015-06-30 11:31

fastjet Tanzania has announced that flights on its newest international route will commence between Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Lilongwe, Malawi.

Kulula.com rated top SA low cost carrier

2015-06-26 19:42

Privately-owned, kulula.com, has been rated as the top low-cost South African airline according to a recent industry report.

Africa aviation faces four big challenges - Iata

2015-06-10 11:50

Airlines on the continent face major obstacles which are preventing them from reaping major economic benefits, says Iata chief executive Tony Tyler.

Airlines sign pledge to protect wildlife

2015-06-09 12:03

The International Air Transport Association and wildlife body Cites have signed an agreement providing a formal framework to stop the scourge of illegal trade in wildlife.

SA aviation must unify to grow tourism - Skywise

2015-06-03 16:21

Healthy competition in the South African airline industry should not be at the expense of unity, growth and progress, say Skywise Airlines’ co-chairs.

Qatar Airways celebrating 10 years in SA

2015-06-02 18:30

Qatar Airways is celebrating ten years of operating in South Africa and its chief commercial officer Marwan Koleilat reveals what else it has in store.

Malaysia Airlines technically bankrupt: CEO

2015-06-01 10:47

Malaysia Airlines is 'technically bankrupt', says its new German CEO as he outlined plans to stabilise the failing flag carrier including 6 000 job cuts.

SAA, dti deal targets black industrialists

2015-05-18 15:59

South African Airways and the Department of Trade and Industry have signed a memorandum of understanding on procurement opportunities for black industrialists.

Garden Route one of Mango’s top performing areas

2015-05-05 17:01

The Eastern Cape has become one of low cost airline Mango’s fastest growing network areas.

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