Muslim woman forced off plane as Islamophobia rises

2015-11-26 11:39

Being told to get off plane in front of passengers was 'humiliating', says Kameelah Rasheed, who alleges discrimination.

Media reports on SAA, Airbus swap deal premature - ministry

2015-11-24 19:58

Media reports about the position of the National Treasury and the minister of finance on the swap transaction of SAA with Airbus are premature, says the Ministry of Finance.

SAA suspends another exec

2015-11-20 10:20

South African Airways has decided to suspend its chief commercial officer Sylvain Bosc.

Egypt-bound plane makes emergency landing in Bulgaria

2015-11-19 11:31

A passenger plane flying to the Egyptian resort of Hurghada has made an emergency landing in Bulgaria after a bomb threat.

Kenya's JamboJet reaches first-half profit

2015-11-16 19:15

The Kenyan budget airline Jambojet says it has made a pretax profit of $3.3m in the period that ended in September.

Lufthansa unites transport modes

2015-11-16 16:49

All the road, rail and helicopter services that Lufthansa provides to travellers are to be operated under a single brand name.

Heatwave stops Zimbabwe plane from landing

2015-11-15 12:57

Temperatures rose so high in Zimbabwe's resort town of Kariba that a pilot was unable to land his plane there and had to go on to Victoria Falls, according to a report.

France-bound plane evacuated in Amsterdam after 'threats'

2015-11-14 18:08

A France-bound plane has been evacuated to be searched before departing Amsterdam airport after "threats" against it were posted on Twitter, Dutch police say.

Egypt Air barred from entering Russia

2015-11-14 08:50

Russian aviation authorites have banned Egypt Air from flying into the country, with Russian flights between the two countries already suspended.

Allegiant pilot says he was wrongly fired

2015-11-13 14:39

A pilot who ordered an emergency evacuation after smoke was detected coming from one of the jet’s engines is suing Allegiant Air for firing him.


Two Russian pilots alive - Turkey

2015-11-24 22:28

The two pilots who ejected from a Russian war plane downed by Turkey on the Syrian border are believed to be alive and Turkish authorities are seeking to recover them.

MH370 hunt moves to where British pilot believes it crashed

2015-11-23 12:29

The deep sea hunt for a missing Malaysian airliner has shifted to a remote part of the Indian Ocean where a British pilot has calculated that the Boeing 777 made a controlled ditching last year with 239 people aboard, officials say.

Cameron to get own plane

2015-11-19 16:47

Britain is to get its own version of the US president's Air Force One with the conversion of an official plane for Prime Minister David Cameron and other senior officials.

Indian airlines fined for fuel surcharge cartel

2015-11-17 19:30

India's competition regulator has fined three domestic airlines for colluding to fix fuel surcharges for cargo transport.

Pilots enter vote of no confidence in SAA board

2015-11-16 17:49

Pilots of South African Airways have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a vote of no confidence in both the chair and non-executive directors of the board.

Zuma to get new jet by April

2015-11-15 15:00

A new presidential jet should be on the tarmac of the Waterkloof Air Force base by April.

Frenchman held after being found with weapon at Gatwick Airport

2015-11-14 18:32

A 41-year-old Frenchman has been arrested at London Gatwick Airport with a weapon that appeared to be a firearm, British police say, following the evacuation of a terminal.

Passengers cancel flight bookings from Jhb to Paris

2015-11-14 12:55

Some passengers who were scheduled to take an Air France flight from Johannesburg to Paris on Saturday evening have cancelled their bookings.

Six killed in Slovakia helicopter crash

2015-11-13 20:05

Slovakia says a Ukrainian helicopter has crashed in eastern Slovakia, killing six people, but no other details are available.

Egypt to send Russian plane recording abroad for analysis

2015-11-13 11:54

A recording from Russian Airbus A321 which caught a sound before the plane disintegrated in midair will be sent abroad for analysis, Egypt’s civil aviation minister says.

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