ARTICLES RELATING TO AVIATION

SAA's Yakhe Kwinana can run, but she can't hide - Outa

2016-08-25 20:02

Outa plans to lodge a series of acts of misconduct against Yakhe Kwinana, who resigned from the SAA board, which they believe will prove her a delinquent director.

Bird strike forces Qatar Airways emergency landing

2016-08-18 17:05

A Qatar Airways passenger jet with over 300 people on board has made an emergency landing at Istanbul's main airport after an engine caught fire.

Call for SAA business rescue amid fund woes

2016-08-11 14:47

The judgment ordering SAA to pay Nationwide Airlines R104.6m plus in damages means the national carrier should be placed under business rescue, says the DA.

R105m fine for abuse serves SAA right - ex-CEO

2016-08-10 14:55

The South Gauteng High Court has ordered SAA to pay Nationwide Airlines more than R100m in damages - plus interest since 2010 - for non-competitive practices.

Amazon 'Prime' plane takes flight

2016-08-05 20:39

Online giant Amazon unveiled its first branded airplane as part of what is expected to be a fleet of "Prime Air" cargo planes.

Hostages taken in Pakistan helicopter crash in Afghanistan: officials

2016-08-04 20:23

A spokesperson says a Pakistani government helicopter has crash-landed in eastern Afghanistan and all on board have been taken hostage by the Taliban.

Dubai airport scraps over 200 flights

2016-08-04 15:44

Traffic at Dubai airport remains disrupted with 237 flights cancelled, a day after an Emirates plane crash-landed.

Firefighter killed in Dubai as 100s flee burning plane

2016-08-03 21:14

Hundreds of passengers have fled an Emirates airliner that crash-landed and caught fire in Dubai, resulting in the death of a firefighter and a four-hour shutdown of the busy airport.

PICS: Emirates passenger plane crash lands in Dubai

2016-08-03 12:28

An Emirates flight from Trivandrum in India has crash landed at Dubai International Airport.

Lufthansa extends direct CT-Frankfurt flights

2016-07-26 19:50

Commencing December 2 2016, Lufthansa German Airlines will extend its direct flight between Frankfurt and Cape Town to year-round.

 

SAA whistleblower heading to CCMA

2016-08-23 19:39

SAA representatives have agreed to refer a case against whistleblower Cynthia Stimpel to the CCMA, according to the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse.

Airlines call for clamp down on rogue lithium battery shippers

2016-08-15 18:41

Iata and leaders of the lithium battery supply chain demand stricter enforcement of international regulations regarding the transport of lithium batteries.

Dubai plane crash survivor hits $1m jackpot

2016-08-11 14:04

It's been an eventful few days for Mohammad Basheer Abdul Khadar, an Indian living in Dubai.

SAA slammed over plan to control Mango, SA Express boards

2016-08-08 12:48

Plans by SAA to control its subsidiaries' boards are not only transgressing company regulations, but constitute uncompetitive behaviour, reports Netwerk24.

PICS: Plane crashes on to road after overshooting airport runway

2016-08-05 10:05

A DHL cargo plane skidded off a runway at Bergamo's Orio al Serio airport overnight, its nose busting through a perimeter fence and onto a provincial highway.

Tensions growing between SAA, Mango

2016-08-04 16:07

The leaked report on South African Airways' financial performance for the quarter to end-June appears to indicate underlying tensions between Mango and SAA management.

Helicopter crashes, killing all four on board

2016-08-03 21:58

A helicopter carrying four men lost communication and crashed after encountering bad weather near Port St Johns.

No casualties in Emirates airliner crash - Officials

2016-08-03 14:39

Airport officials say no one was injured when an Emirates flight from India with 275 people on board crash-landed at Dubai's main airport.

Snapshot of SA air traffic in new Acsa barometer

2016-07-29 19:57

Airports Company SA has launched its inaugural Aviation Barometer, intended to be a quarterly indicator of air traffic movements through its nine airports.

World needs 31 000 new pilots a year - Boeing

2016-07-25 19:00

Global airlines will need an average of 31 000 new pilots every year for the next two decades as the air transport industry expands, says Boeing.

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