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Lufthansa pleased with business uptake of more direct Cape Town flights

2017-10-17 20:52

The business potential of outbound traffic from Cape Town on Lufthansa's direct flights is forming a good complement to the inbound tourist focus during the summer season.

Airbus, Bombardier partner on C Series

2017-10-17 14:28

Airbus and Bombardier are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme in terms of a new agreement.

SAA tables improved wage offer

2017-10-04 15:55

SAA says it has made good progress with the current wage negotiations dispute with labour unions represented at its maintenance subsidiary SAA Technical.

Iata award for Lufthansa

2017-09-28 15:31

The International Air Transport Association has presented Lufthansa with the Fast Travel Platinum Award for its mobile self-service solutions.

Failing to meet tech challenges in Africa aviation a myth - CEO

2017-09-26 18:42

The perception of failing to meet the challenges of technological changes faced by African air navigation service providers and civil aviation authorities, is a myth, says ATNS CEO Thabani Mthiyane.

Starting date for new SAA CEO finally set

2017-09-22 14:47

Following the conclusion of negotiations on a release date of its new CEO Vuyani Jarana by his current employer, SAA is now able to say when he will actually start.

Acsa pleased with debt reduction, passenger growth, transformation pace

2017-09-18 14:35

Airport Companies SA remains resilient despite sluggish SA economic growth and was fortunate to have growth in the first place, CEO Bongani Maseko has told Fin24.

Comair shows strong profit growth in tough conditions

2017-09-12 12:05

Comair's annual financial results show a 54% increase in profits to R297m and a 28% increase in cash generated by its operations.

African airlines show increased passenger demand

2017-09-06 21:11

African airlines experienced a 6.5% increase in traffic compared to a year ago, down from 9.8% demand growth in June, according to the International Air Transport Association.

SAA has only itself to blame for investors' loss of confidence - DA

2017-08-25 14:40

Alleged claims by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba that the DA’s revelations about an SAA bailout have tanked negotiations are grossly misleading, says the party.

 

Mango pilot: Pay strike was our absolute last resort

2017-10-17 20:24

A Mango pilot has spoken to Fin24 about why pilots at the low-cost airline saw no other option than to go on strike - the first time they have taken this step.

Without skills, SA airlines face calamitous future - AASA CEO

2017-10-13 19:16

The demand for air transport to, from and within Africa is expected to double over the next 20 years, requiring more than 1 000 new aircraft in the combined African fleet.

SAA receives notice of possible strike action

2017-10-03 16:34

South African Airways has been served with a notice of intention to start industrial action by a labour union.

Cape Town Air Access lines up new flights, expansions

2017-09-27 10:03

The team from Cape Town Air Access has lined up three new non-stop flights to Cape Town International and two expansions.

Budget airlines to drive plane demand in next 20 years - Boeing

2017-09-24 12:15

Smaller planes will dominate aviation orders worldwide in the next 20 years, driven by the needs of budget airlines in emerging markets, says Boeing.

SAA bailout scramble: Why the rush, asks FMF

2017-09-21 17:52

Could protecting SOE debt of about R434.1bn be the reason for government's urgency to try and bail out SAA yet again, asks the Free Market Foundation.

SA Express to miss results deadline, must convince AG it can stay afloat

2017-09-13 05:00

Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown has informed Parliament she cannot table the annual report and audited financial statements of SA Express in time.

A meeting with 'Jonathan Boeing Seagull'

2017-09-11 11:01

The presence of grey-headed gulls near OR Tambo International Airport - and the increasing risk of bird strikes – has resulted in three gulls being captured and fitted with tracking devices.

African airlines show largest air freight demand increase

2017-09-05 18:13

African carriers posted the largest year-on-year increase in air freight demand of all regions in July 2017 and the second fastest monthly rise in seven years.

Lufthansa supports restructuring of airberlin

2017-08-15 14:49

In order to continue with its restructuring, airberlin has filed a provisional insolvency proceeding in self-administration.

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