Max du Preez forced to remove posts to leaked SAA memo

2015-11-26 14:14

Columnist Max du Preez says he was forced to remove the posts directing the public to a leaked South African Airways memorandum - or face legal action.

SAA gags media

2015-11-24 12:59

SAA has brought an urgent interdict to curb media from publishing the contents of a leaked memo to its board from former acting CEO Thuli Mpshe.

5 reasons why SAA is experiencing turbulence

2015-11-19 08:20

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni has faced a grilling at parliament, where SAA revealed the impact of the visa rules and why the Airbus deal is holding up her annual report.

Norwegian airline green, British Airways less clean

2015-11-18 11:30

A Norwegian low-cost airline has been dubbed a champion of fuel efficiency in a new study, in marked contrast to British Airways and Lufthansa labelled among the worst.

S&P upgrades Qantas rating from 'junk' status

2015-11-17 12:00

Australian carrier Qantas has got shot of its "junk" status when Standard & Poor's lifted its rating from 'BB+' to the prized investment grade 'BBB-', bouncing back from a tough

Lufthansa unites transport modes

2015-11-16 16:49

All the road, rail and helicopter services that Lufthansa provides to travellers are to be operated under a single brand name.

Some airlines avoid flying over Sinai after crash

2015-11-01 17:00

Some airlines have decided to avoid flying over the Sinai peninsula while they wait for clarity on what caused a Russian airliner to crash in the area.

British Airways owner lifts guidance

2015-10-30 14:30

International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways and Iberia, upgraded its annual guidance as growing passenger numbers led to strong third-quarter profits.

Update on Lufthansa, Edelweiss Cape Town routes

2015-10-20 18:13

Lufthansa is increasing its service between Cape Town and Munich and Edelweiss will connect Cape Town with Zurich non-stop during the high season.

Singapore Airlines wants ultra-long range for US

2015-10-13 15:53

Singapore Airlines have ordered seven Airbus A350-900 aircraft with an ultra-long range to be able to fly up to 19 hours.


Gag order: SAA says did not mislead parliament

2015-11-25 10:30

SAA says it refutes "any reports that purport to portray a picture that is inconsistent with what was presented to parliament”, as it gets an urgent interdict against media.

SAA suspends another exec

2015-11-20 10:20

South African Airways has decided to suspend its chief commercial officer Sylvain Bosc.

SAA cuts 484 jobs to stabilise turbulent finances

2015-11-18 12:19

New SAA acting CEO Musa Zwane has told parliament that by freezing all non-critical positions, SAA has managed to reduce its headcount from 8 747 to 8 263.

Disgruntled staff SAA's top priority, says new boss Musa Zwane

2015-11-18 11:28

New SAA acting CEO Musa Zwane has told parliament the airline needs to engage with all disgruntled employees.

Pilots enter vote of no confidence in SAA board

2015-11-16 17:49

Pilots of South African Airways have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a vote of no confidence in both the chair and non-executive directors of the board.

Skywise co-chair denies fleet withdrawal

2015-11-10 16:26

Skywise's fleet has not been withdrawn and the low cost airline is still operating its six daily flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town, says the co-chair.

Air access to rest of Africa on W Cape agenda

2015-10-30 17:43

The increase of direct flights from Cape Town to Addis Ababa is indicative of how crucial air access to the rest of the continent is to the Western Cape.

New stretched Boeing 747-8 heading to Africa

2015-10-22 18:18

History will be made when the new stretched Boeing 747-8 passenger version touches down on African soil for the first time.

Skywise blames suppliers for flight grounding

2015-10-13 17:53

Low cost airline Skywise has bemoaned what it regards as unfair treatment by two of its suppliers, after some its flights were cancelled for non-payment.

State obstacles impact slack SA airline demand

2015-10-13 14:28

While airlines in the rest of the world are seeing rebounding growth, most African airlines remain stuck in an on average 0.8% per passenger profit margin band.

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