Five killed in British helicopter crash

2017-03-30 16:10

Five people have been killed after their helicopter crashed in poor conditions in a mountainous part of Wales.

Canada limits recreational drone use

2017-03-17 06:08

Canada has announced limits on the use of drones for recreation following a surge in the number of incidents.

Court rules in favour of Comair in SAA case

2017-02-15 15:25

The High Court has ruled in favour of Comair in a case initiated against SAA 14 years ago in respect of anti-competitive travel agent incentive schemes.

Solid performance in air transport industry - Iata

2017-02-09 21:43

The initial financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 indicate a continued solid performance for the air transport industry, says Iata.

Etihad, Lufthansa extend cooperation

2017-02-01 19:02

Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa German Airlines, part of Europe’s largest aviation group, have unveiled details of a new commercial partnership.

Dubai airport says still top for international traffic

2017-01-24 19:01

Dubai International has cemented its title as the world's busiest airport for international passengers in 2016, with a 7.2% increase in traveller numbers to 83.6 million.

Being on time supports FlySafair profits - CEO

2017-01-24 18:00

Low-cost carrier FlySafair has made a profit in 2016 despite a tough trading environment, with low economic growth and an over-supply of seats on domestic routes.

Zim plane crash: Leading gold producer claims ownership of cargo

2017-01-13 11:40

A leading gold producer, developer and explorer in southern Africa, Metallon Corporation, has claimed ownership of the gold that was being transported by a private plane that crash-landed in southern Zimbabwe.

SAA merger: CEO raises questions

2017-01-12 05:31

It is unclear what a merger between SAA, Mango and SA Express would achieve that cannot be achieved by each airline individually, says an airline CEO.

Airbus achieves targets, overviews goals

2017-01-11 13:55

Airbus says its commercial aircraft deliveries in 2016 were up for the 14th year in a row, reaching a new company record of 688 aircraft delivered to 82 customers.


Britain follows US over banning laptops on flights

2017-03-21 21:01

Britain's government has banned electronic devices in the carry-on bags of passengers travelling to the UK from 6 countries, following closely on the heels of the US.

Indian ambulance plane crashes near Bangkok

2017-03-06 21:47

India's external affairs minister says an Indian hospital ambulance plane with five people on board has crash landed near Bangkok after it burst into flames.

Comair lifts revenue, profits

2017-02-14 13:02

The cycle of very low yields as seen in Comair's comparative first half, partly reversed in the 6 months under review, but at the expense of passenger numbers.

African air cargo clocks 2nd fastest global growth

2017-02-01 20:09

The International Air Transport Association has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand has grown by 3.8% in 2016 compared to 2015.

Etihad chief to step down

2017-01-24 18:14

Australian James Hogan is to stand down as head of the Etihad Airways group, as the Abu Dhabi-based carrier struggles with investments in European airlines.

Thai pilot killed when jet crashes during air show

2017-01-14 18:16

A Thai military air show for children has been marred by tragedy after a fighter jet plunged from the sky and burst into flames, killing the pilot.

Zim plane crash: Ownership of cargo remains unclear

2017-01-12 14:00

An engine failure caused a private plane carrying gold to crash-land in southern Zimbabwe, injuring two people, officials say, but ownership of the cargo still remains unclear.

Rise in passenger demand among African airlines

2017-01-11 19:49

African airlines have experienced an increase in passenger demand in November 2016 compared to November 2015, says Iata.

Better rand likely boosted Comair earnings per share

2017-01-11 11:09

Comair expects earnings per share and headline earnings per share for the half year to be at least 20% higher relative to the prior comparative period.

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