ARTICLES RELATING TO AIRLINES

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.

Gordhan calls for SAA, SA Express to merge, find equity partners

2016-02-24 14:23

Government has proposed merging South African Airways with SA Express and partnering the new entity with a minority equity partner.

 

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.

Is SAA's Myeni facing Gordhan's axe?

2016-02-28 14:57

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is reported to have informed President Jacob Zuma of his intention to remove SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni from the airline's board.

Share buyback as Qantas half-year profit soars

2016-02-24 10:30

Australian carrier Qantas says first-half net profit has soared 234% on the back of belt-tightening and lower oil prices.

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