ARTICLES RELATING TO AVIATION

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.

Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair - Report

2016-07-23 10:11

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, a newspaper reports.

BREAKING: SAA terminates services of BnP Capital

2016-07-21 16:10

South African Airways has decided to terminate the services of BnP Capital as a financial services provider to the airline.

Emirates tops at Skytrax awards

2016-07-15 17:51

Emirates has been named the World’s Best Airline 2016 at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2016 and Best Airline in the Middle East.

SWISS celebrates first commercial C Series flight

2016-07-15 14:18

Swiss International Air Lines has become the first airline in the world to operate the new Bombardier C Series.

Gordhan wants delay in SAA financials release

2016-07-14 16:43

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan has requested Parliament to grant an extension for the tabling of the annual financial statement SAA.

Bank employee suspended in SAA, BnP Capital probe

2016-07-10 21:00

Nedbank has suspended a senior employee because of his alleged involvement in BnP Capital and its fund raising transaction with SAA, reports the Sunday Times.

Aviation industry aiming to move people more quickly - Iata

2016-06-29 19:58

The International Air Transport Association has expressed outrage at the attack at Atatürk Airport Istanbul, Turkey.

France returns fixed EgyptAir black box to Cairo

2016-06-28 20:12

France's BEA air safety agency has fixed and sent back to Cairo the data file from one of the black boxes from the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month.

EgyptAir crash: Black boxes arrive in Paris

2016-06-27 17:27

Egyptian investigators say the black boxes from a passenger plane that crashed last month have arrived in Paris, where technicians will attempt to repair them.

 

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.

SAA's BnP capitulation 'victory for whistleblowers, taxpayers'

2016-07-21 19:27

The decision by SAA to terminate the services of BnP Capital as a financial services provider is a victory for whistleblowers, says a civil rights body.

Iata announces new cargo programme

2016-07-18 19:40

The International Air Transport Association has announced an agreement to replace the existing Iata Cargo Agency Programme.

SAA, Mango celebrate biofuel passenger flight

2016-07-15 15:33

Boeing, South African Airways and low-cost carrier Mango have celebrated Africa’s first passenger flights with sustainable aviation biofuel.

Star Alliance claims best airline alliance award

2016-07-14 18:07

Star Alliance has claimed the Best Airline Alliance title at the Skytrax World Airline Awards.

Iata and AU sign MoU on strategic cooperation

2016-07-14 14:30

The International Air Transport Association and The African Union Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding to expand strategic cooperation.

Russian firefighting plane missing with 10 on board

2016-07-01 12:53

A Russian firefighting plane with 10 people on board went missing as it was battling forest blazes in Siberia, authorities said.

Ryanair puts UK in holding pattern after Brexit shock

2016-06-29 15:41

Irish no-frills airline Ryanair will put the brakes on new UK connections for the coming months given the uncertainty caused by the British vote to leave the EU.

France: No evidence EgyptAir crash terror-related

2016-06-27 21:12

French authorities have opened a manslaughter inquiry into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to terrorism.

Mozambique's LAM to suspend flights to Angola

2016-06-24 19:23

Mozambique's state-owned airline LAM will suspend flights to the Angolan capital Luanda from July, blaming financial and operational difficulties.

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