2 die in Limpopo chopper crash - police

2015-10-06 13:26

Two people have been killed and another seriously injured in a helicopter crash in Senwabarwana in the Capricorn municipality in Limpopo, police say.

Former boss of ailing SAA paid R4.5m

2015-10-05 19:42

Former SAA CEO Monwabisi Kalawe raked in a cool R4.5m in the year 2014/2015, according to a reply to a parliamentary question by the DA.

Passenger plane missing in eastern Indonesia

2015-10-02 12:47

An official says a passenger plane carrying 10 people has been reported missing in eastern Indonesia.

SA govt must make tourism, open skies priority - expert

2015-09-28 18:46

The SA government must seriously look at liberalising the skies and solving the visa problems, says the president and CEO of the World Travel & Tourism Council.

Panic as wing catches fire on Cathay Pacific flight

2015-09-25 07:51

A Cathay Pacific flight from Australia to Hong Kong has been diverted to Indonesia due to an engine fault that a passenger says sent flame streaming from a wing and caused panic on board.

Etihad Airways completes financing transaction

2015-09-16 18:50

Etihad Airways and five of its equity partners have successfully completed a new platform financing transaction, raising $500m on the international markets.

Floatplane crashes in Alaska

2015-09-15 21:34

Authorities say a floatplane with 10 people aboard has crashed in southwest Alaska, killing an unknown number of people.

Emirates enhances Algiers service

2015-09-14 18:46

Emirates will be able to connect even more people and cargo with Algiers when it switches from the aircraft currently operating the route to a aircraft.

New rivals ground Comair's profit rise

2015-09-14 12:21

After a strong profit in the first half of its financial year, the entry of competitors in the second half has had a reversal effect, says Comair.

Namibian paramedic to be buried with full honours

2015-09-08 21:01

The body of the Namibian paramedic killed in an air ambulance crash in Cape Town will likely be released to his family this week, more than three weeks after the accident.


Air France managers flee as staff storm meeting

2015-10-05 21:00

Air France managers have fled a meeting about mass job cuts after angry staff stormed the room, according to Reuters journalists at the scene.

Phone of missing Indonesian plane's pilot emits signal

2015-10-03 13:13

Searchers have detected a signal from the mobile phone belonging to the pilot of a small plane that went missing in eastern Indonesia with 10 people on board, reports say.

Price war should not be focus - Skywise co-chair

2015-09-29 19:59

SA's newest low cost airline Skywise has taken up the challenge in the competitive market and is confident that it will not only survive, but grow.

SA man home after Equatorial Guinea ordeal

2015-09-27 23:00

A South African who had been held in Black Beach prison in Equatorial Guinea, has made it home - three years on and 20kg lighter.

Emirates ups Phuket service due to demand

2015-09-18 11:03

Emirates has announced that it will offer additional services between Dubai and the Thai island of Phuket due to demand.

Three dead in Alaska floatplane crash

2015-09-15 22:55

Authorities say three people are dead after a floatplane belonging to a fishing lodge crashed with 10 people on board in southwest Alaska.

Duration of airline 'price war' uncertain

2015-09-15 19:21

The price war in the airline industry is bound to continue until one of the players caves in, but no one can say how long that will take, says Comair CEO Erik Venter.

Airbus opens first US manufacturing plant

2015-09-14 18:25

Airbus has inaugurated operations at its first ever US manufacturing facility to manufacture the family of A319s, A320s and A321s.

Panic as British Airways plane catches fire in Las Vegas

2015-09-09 07:22

A London-bound British Airways jet has caught fire as it was preparing to take off from Las Vegas, prompting the crew to abort takeoff and evacuate terrified passengers.

Human factor at the heart of aviation safety

2015-09-08 17:41

Understanding human nature should be at the centre of the approach to safety in the air traffic and navigation industry, says an expert.

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