ARTICLES RELATING TO AVIATION

Acsa appoints new GM for 6 regional airports

2016-05-24 16:28

Airports Company SA has appointed a new general manager to lead its six regional airports.

Solar Impulse 2 lands in home town of aviation pioneers

2016-05-22 15:27

A solar-powered plane has touched down in the Ohio home town of two of America's most well-known aviation pioneers on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey.

African aviation warms to carbon reduction – Iata

2016-05-20 08:15

African countries seem to be coming around to a global scheme to offset carbon emissions in the aviation industry, says the International Air Transport Association.

EgyptAir crash: What could have happened

2016-05-19 17:05

Several scenarios could explain the mysterious crash of the EgyptAir flight into the Mediterranean en route from Paris to Cairo, but experts say a terror attack is a distinct possibility.

EgyptAir crash update

2016-05-19 15:18

An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo has crashed into the Mediterranean on with 66 people on board.

No problem with Zuma's jet – Presidency

2016-05-13 20:42

There was no problem with President Jacob Zuma's plane while he was in Uganda and he landed in the country on time, the Presidency said on Friday.

Solar Impulse 2 crew wait out the weather

2016-05-13 17:27

Solar Impulse 2 has made it to Oklahoma on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey.

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.

Cape plane crash pilot named

2016-05-12 10:54

A pilot killed in a light aircraft crash near Mossel Bay had been an icon of the aviation industry, says a colleague.

Solar Impulse 2 arrives in Arizona

2016-05-03 20:29

An aircraft powered only by sunlight has arrived in a Phoenix suburb after completing the latest leg of its global trip.

 

Egypt submarine headed to plane crash site

2016-05-22 15:43

Egypt's president says a submarine belonging to his country's Oil Ministry has left for the site of the crash of EgyptAir Flight-804 in the eastern Mediterranean.

Smoke, cockpit woes signal chaotic end for EgyptAir plane

2016-05-22 08:09

Leaked flight data showing trouble in the cockpit windows and smoke in a plane lavatory have offered new clues about the chaotic final moments of EgyptAir Flight 804 including a three-minute period before contact was lost as alarms sounded.

Terrorism suspected in crash of Egyptian jet

2016-05-20 07:41

An EgyptAir jetliner with 66 people aboard veered wildly in flight and crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, authorities say. Egyptian and Russian officials said it may have been brought down by terrorists.

EgyptAir search: Debris found off Greek island

2016-05-19 16:10

Signs of possible wreckage have been found off the Greek island of Crete in a search for an EgyptAir flight missing in the Mediterranean.

Libya unity govt wants aircraft

2016-05-17 22:01

Libya's new unity government wants bombers and helicopters to fight jihadists as it hailed international support for lifting a long standing embargo on weapons sales.

Acsa launches solar plant in Kimberley

2016-05-13 19:48

Airports Company SA has launched its second solar power plant at Kimberley Airport in the Northern Cape.

Solar Impulse 2 leaves Arizona

2016-05-12 18:11

Solar Impulse 2 has taken off from Phoenix, Arizona en route to Oklahoma, resuming its record-breaking quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel.

Pilot killed, passenger survives in 3rd plane crash in 2 days

2016-05-12 11:30

In the third plane accident in just two days, a pilot of a light aircraft has been killed after crashing near the Kitty Hawk Aerodrome in Pretoria East, paramedics say.

New details of fatal Cape air crash

2016-05-11 17:21

A plane that crashed near Herbertsdale near Mossel Bay, killing the pilot and sole occupant, had been on a private flight.

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.

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