ARTICLES RELATING TO AVIATION

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.

New MH370 find off Durban coast?

2016-04-22 08:36

Police search and rescue divers have scoured the seabed off Umhlanga for aviation wreckage, after a spear fisherman spotted a section of aluminium wreckage on the sea floor.

Air connectivity boosts W Cape tourism numbers

2016-04-19 18:54

The Western Cape has achieved growth in international arrivals and departures from several markets, according to latest figures.

Aviation challenges in the spotlight

2016-04-18 18:57

The aviation industry has had to become expert at managing around shocks in an era marked by terrorist attacks, airspace closures and risks in the air, says Iata's CEO.

Solar Impulse 2 to resume round-the-world flight within days

2016-04-16 21:59

The Solar Impulse 2 sun-powered plane is set to resume its record-breaking flight around the world within days, leaving Hawaii when weather permits, a spokesperson says.

2 Indonesian air force skydivers plunge to their deaths

2016-04-07 14:37

Two Indonesian military skydivers have plunged to their deaths during an airshow rehearsal in the country's capital.

Student pilot survives emergency crash landing in Port Alfred river

2016-03-31 14:30

A student pilot has had a lucky escape after he crashed into a river during an emergency landing in Port Alfred, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

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.

 

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.

Air Algerie crash blamed on pilots

2016-04-22 22:07

The final report on a 2014 Air Algerie airliner crash that killed 116 people, says the accident was largely due to the pilots failing to activate the plane's anti-icing system.

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.

Power of aviation in Africa

2016-04-19 17:05

Iata has announced the theme for the 2016 Aviation Day Africa in Abuja, Nigeria, will be "Driving African Economies through the Power of Aviation".

UFO hits plane landing in London

2016-04-17 21:02

A British Airways plane struck an object believed to be a drone as it was coming in for landing at Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport.

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.

Solar Impulse 2 to resume round-the-world flight

2016-04-01 22:28

The Solar Impulse 2 solar-powered plane is set to resume its record-breaking flight around the world next month, leaving Hawaii when weather permits, a spokesperson says.

EgyptAir hijacker was abusive, dangerous says Ex-wife

2016-03-31 14:03

The Cypriot ex-wife of an Egyptian man who authorities say admitted to hijacking an EgyptAir flight and threatened to blow it up with a fake suicide belt says her former husband is a dangerous drug user who beat her and her children

fastjet launches Jozi, Vic Falls flights

2016-03-29 17:25

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

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