Important for African aviation to develop, retain skills

8 minutes ago

The development and retention of skills is a priority for the airline industry in Africa, says the CEO of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa.

9 killed in Uzbek chopper crash

2016-10-19 20:33

Nine people including six soldiers were killed when a military helicopter crashed in eastern Uzbekistan.

Partnership, infrastructure key to unlock air travel

2016-10-12 17:33

Continued investment in infrastructure, coupled with meaningful public and private sector collaboration, are key to unlocking the full benefits of air transport.

SA basks in continent's first solar-powered airport

2016-10-09 17:05

At first glance there's nothing out of the ordinary about the regional airport in George - but, in fact, the small site is Africa's first "green" airport to be powered by the sun.

New chair for Skywise

2016-10-02 18:23

Skywise Airlines has the appointment a new chair, who is a entrepreneur in South Africa and elsewhere on the continent.

Lufthansa aims for Eurowings, Air Berlin collaboration

2016-09-29 19:00

Lufthansa has signed a letter of intent on a wet lease of up to 40 aircraft which will be operated by the Air Berlin Group for Eurowings and Austrian Airlines.

North Korean air show wowed by model F-16

2016-09-25 19:48

Now here's something you don't see every day: an F-16 fighter jet buzzing through the skies of North Korea and launching - fireworks.

Plans to make Wonderboom airport a logistics airfield

2016-09-21 10:27

The City of Tshwane is looking at the possibility of turning the Wonderboom airport into a full logistics airport to assist in creating job opportunities in the city.

Comair hits the alarm button

2016-09-18 11:54

CEO says an airline has to go belly-up or airfares need to increase to stay in business.

SA aviation experts unpack security issues

2016-09-15 14:33

The threats facing civil aviation have changed dramatically and require collaboration in order to remain ahead of those behind terror attacks, experts warn.


African aviation 'trapped in its own bubble'

2016-10-21 16:03

The airline industry in Africa is still punching well below its weight and is not able to match the global performance, says the CEO of a regional industry body.

This is your robot speaking...

2016-10-18 16:20

Government and industry officials say they are collaborating on an effort to replace the second human pilot in two-person flight crews with robot co-pilots that never tire, get bored, or feel stressed out.

Monarch airline boost to keep tourists flying

2016-10-12 12:51

British airline Monarch has won a cash injection from its owner, allowing the carrier to continue flying holidaymakers amid Brexit-fuelled industry turbulence.

Airlines hail historic carbon agreement

2016-10-06 19:04

The member states of the International Civil Aviation Organization have agreed to implement the Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation.

Role of tech in African travel is vital

2016-09-29 19:29

More than 200 of Africa’s travel industry leaders have gathered in Cape Town to attend the fourth "Africa Live" summit hosted by Travelport.

Lufthansa announces acquisition

2016-09-28 16:02

The supervisory board of Lufthansa has approved the exercising of a call option to acquire the remaining shares in SN Airholding.

Acsa’s BEE partners head to court

2016-09-25 07:51

Two of the empowerment partners of Airports Company South Africa are heading to court because they claim the parastatal is holding them “economically hostage”.

Drone operators seek permission to fly out of direct sight

2016-09-19 14:34

As thousands of commercial drones take to the skies under new Federal Aviation Administration rules, some small operators are pursuing a coveted exemption that would allow them to fly their drones where they can't be seen by the pilot.

Luggage change for Lufthansa passengers out of SA

2016-09-15 15:48

Lufthansa passengers travelling in economy class out of South Africa globally will now be allowed two pieces of checked-in luggage.

Airbus, Denel cooperate on Rooivalk helicopter

2016-09-15 13:58

Airbus Helicopters and Denel Aviation will cooperate on a programme to enhance and modernise SA's Rooivalk Attack Helicopter programme.

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