ARTICLES RELATING TO AVIATION

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.

Air cargo growth still slowing

2015-07-01 17:03

The International Air Transport Association has released data for global air freight markets showing that growth has continued to slow in May.

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.

Colombia 'miracle' mom's tremendous fight to save baby

2015-06-26 07:05

The memory of Maria Nelly Murillo's mother and her own maternal instinct kept her going for five days as she fought to save her baby after their plane crashed in the Colombian jungle.

Vietnam approves controversial $16bn airport

2015-06-25 20:30

Lawmakers in Vietnam have voted to build a controversial new $16bn airport near Ho Chi Minh City, as the country vies to become one of the world's busiest aviation hubs.

'Miracle' mom, baby survive Colombia jungle plane crash

2015-06-25 07:35

A mother and her infant son who disappeared in a plane crash in the dense jungles of north-western Colombia several days ago have been found alive in what authorities have called a ‘miracle’.

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View all the pics from Vusimuzi Mbatha's dream first flight in a helicopter.

View all the pics from Vusimuzi Mbatha's dream first flight in a helicopter.

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Radar fault grounds flights in New Zealand

2015-06-23 08:31

All commercial flights in New Zealand have been grounded for nearly two hours due to a radar fault, aviation authorities say.

Dream takes off for unemployed man who built helicopter

2015-06-21 07:30

The unemployed man who built a helicopter from recycled material outside his shack in the Siza informal settlement near Rustenburg is beaming with excitement after News24 users offered to change his life.

 

Man dies on Mango flight

2015-07-03 17:05

A Mango flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town has been diverted to George after one of its passengers had a heart attack.

Solar Impulse two-thirds of way to Hawaii

2015-07-01 23:37

The solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 flying from Japan to Hawaii on the most perilous leg of a round-the-globe bid has passed the two-thirds point.

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An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed into a residential area of a major city shortly after take-off, exploding and killing at least 38 people. View pics from the crash here.

An Indonesian air force transport plane has crashed into a residential area of a major city shortly after take-off, exploding and killing at least 38 people. View pics from the crash here.

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Solar Impulse plane heads for Hawaii

2015-06-29 15:54

Solar Impulse 2 has left Japan on the 120-hour Japan-Hawaii leg of its historic flight.

Sightseeing plane carrying 9 crashes on Alaska cliff

2015-06-26 06:05

A sightseeing float plane carrying eight cruise ship passengers and a pilot has crashed against an Alaska cliff. Rescuers are trying to reach the site 1.2km above a lake to determine if there are survivors.

Mother, baby, survived on coconut water

2015-06-25 19:48

A woman who survived a jungle plane crash with her 1-year-old son drank coconut water to stay alive for four days until being rescued, Colombia's air force says.

Netherlands, Malaysia push for UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

2015-06-25 06:29

The Netherlands, Malaysia and three other countries want a UN tribunal to be set up to try those responsible for the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight over Ukraine last year, a senior diplomat says.

Rustenburg's helicopter man's dream comes true

2015-06-24 11:03

Get all the details from Vusimuzi Mbatha's dream first flight in a helicopter.

Man overjoyed as helicopter dream comes closer to reality

2015-06-23 07:26

The unemployed Rustenburg man who built a helicopter out of recycled materials is now going to go for a ride in the real thing, perhaps the very helicopter that inspired him to create his own.

Stowaway's legs were 'sticking out of roof' - report

2015-06-19 20:20

The body of one of the two suspected stowaways on a British Airways flight from Johannesburg was found stuck in a box on top of a building in Richmond, London, according to a report.

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