ARTICLES RELATING TO AVIATION

MH370 investigators to meet in France ahead of wing analysis

2015-08-03 10:30

Five days after the discovery of a Boeing 777 wing fragment on La Reunion island, French and Malaysian aviation experts will meet together with police and magistrates in Paris to coordinate their investigation into the disappearance of Flight MH370.

No plane link to new Reunion debris

2015-08-02 20:37

A fevered hunt for more wreckage from missing flight MH370 on Reunion has turned up no new clues.

US delivers F-16s to Egypt

2015-07-30 19:56

The United States has begun delivery of eight F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, the first since Washington fully lifted in March a freeze on arms delivery.

Malaysia Airlines working with authorities to confirm debris

2015-07-30 11:36

Malaysia Airlines says it is premature to speculate on the origin of aircraft debris that washed up on La Reunion island in the southern Indian Ocean east of Madagascar.

Aviation rules keep skies safe

2015-07-28 13:03

A businesslike relationship and confidence between supplier and customer are key for smooth management, says the CEO of Air Traffic and Navigation Services.

Poland near-collision drone siezed

2015-07-22 16:13

A drone has been seized in Poland and a man questioned after a near-collision with a passenger plane.

Mistrust at SAA top level - report

2015-07-19 10:32

SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni has told chief financial officer Wolf Meyer and acting CEO Nico Bezuidenhout that she no longer trusts them, according to a report.

Others will help if fires break out - Working on Fire

2015-07-16 16:23

Despite Working on Fire’s aircraft being grounded, other service providers will help out if needed, the organisation says.

Solar Impulse 2 grounded

2015-07-15 21:31

The sun-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 will be grounded for months in Hawaii to carry out battery repairs, after completing nearly half of an unprecedented round-the-world flight.

First electric plane flies over English Channel

2015-07-10 17:00

A French pilot has flown across the English Channel in an electric-powered plane, a journey considered an important symbolic step toward making electric flight viable in the long term.

 

Malaysia seeks help to widen MH370 search

2015-08-03 05:48

Malaysia will seek help from territories near the Indian Ocean island where a suspected wing part from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered.

Air India plane forced to turn back after 'rat sighting'

2015-07-31 18:59

An Air India plane has been forced to return to New Delhi two hours into a flight to Milan after a "suspected rat sighting" in the cabin.

New planes for kulula

2015-07-30 16:09

Kulula will soon take delivery of the fifth of six new cheaper to operate and more environmentally friendly Next Generation Boeing 737-800s it has ordered.

Solar Impulse 2 out of money

2015-07-29 05:48

The team behind the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 plane say it needs an additional $22m to complete a historic round-the-world flight.

UK regulator warns of aviation risk from drones

2015-07-22 19:01

Drones are being flown at up to 600m above the ground, far above the height limit, and pose a growing risk to aircraft, Britain's civil aviation regulator has warned.

No rift with CEO, but CFO action surprised - SAA

2015-07-19 13:35

Suggestions that there is mistrust at the top levels of South African Airways is an exaggeration of the greatest proportions, says SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali.

SAA denies reports that it will replace acting CEO

2015-07-17 16:25

SAA has denied reports that acting CEO Nico Bezuidenhout will be replaced by a new acting CEO soon.

Israeli firm makes health-warning sensor for pilots

2015-07-16 05:19

An Israeli defence electronics firm says it has developed a body sensor that could help save the lives of pilots by forewarning of possible loss of consciousness in extreme manoeuvres.

Safair's special seats will make business soar - new CEO

2015-07-15 13:20

While Safair celebrates 50 years of operations and the appointment of a new CEO, it is gearing up to make FlySafair a roaring success - and its special seats are key to this.

US pilot flushed bullets down toilet on plane

2015-07-10 12:22

A United Airlines captain threw bullets in a trash bin accessible to passengers and later flushed them down a toilet on board a flight that he was piloting to Germany.

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