ARTICLES RELATING TO AVIATION

Skywise increases fleet

2015-05-22 16:07

Skywise Airlines has increased its fleet, which has enabled it to have four supplementary flights..

SAA, dti deal targets black industrialists

2015-05-18 15:59

South African Airways and the Department of Trade and Industry have signed a memorandum of understanding on procurement opportunities for black industrialists.

Lufthansa now on the Apple Watch

2015-05-13 15:33

Lufthansa is now offering a new app for the Apple Watch, featuring personalised flight information and boarding passes available to passengers.

Taliban releases video, claiming helicopter crash

2015-05-10 16:07

Taliban fighters have released a video, claiming they used a surface-to-air missile to shoot down a Pakistani helicopter carrying diplomats.

China's Joy Air plane swerves off runway

2015-05-10 10:19

China's Joy Air plane has veers off the runway upon landing in the city of Fuzhou and five people have sustained minor injuries.

Airlines call for fair competition

2015-05-08 20:00

A competitive market is a healthy one and FlySafair says its entry into the low-cost domestic market is proof of this.

Comair explains why it turned to court on SAA

2015-05-07 16:06

The validity of SAA receiving an extension of a government loan is a matter for the courts, not the Competition Commission, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Garden Route one of Mango’s top performing areas

2015-05-05 17:01

The Eastern Cape has become one of low cost airline Mango’s fastest growing network areas.

Comair to challenge SAA bailouts

2015-05-05 05:31

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria is set to hear Comair's challenge against the government's bailout of SA Airways.

Africa aviation in spotlight at new summit

2015-05-04 05:00

The great potential of Africa's aviation market will be in the spotlight during an inaugural summit set to take place in Dubai.

 

Appeals court frees 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress

2015-05-22 12:06

The former Korean Air executive jailed for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts walked free when a South Korean appeals court overturned her conviction for violating aviation safety laws.

US identifies wreckage of missing Marines helicopter in Nepal

2015-05-15 12:39

A US team has identified the wreckage of an aircraft that crashed in Nepal as that of a missing Marines UH-1Y Huey helicopter.

Canadian woman gives birth on Japan flight

2015-05-11 08:58

A Canadian woman has given birth aboard a plane to Tokyo after going into labour over the Pacific Ocean, a spokesperson for Air Canada says, an event the baby's father described as 'completely unexpected'.

Drunk passenger forces plane to return

2015-05-10 14:16

A report says a Malaysia Airlines flight to Colombo had to turn back to Kuala Lumpur due to a drunk passenger.

Military transport plane crashes in Spain

2015-05-09 20:51

An Airbus military transport plane has crashed while performing a test flight in Spain, killing four of its crew, officials say.

Constitution supports SAA bailout, court hears

2015-05-08 07:42

The decision to grant SA Airways an extension of a government guarantee is supported by the Constitution, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Comair's challenge to SAA bailouts continues

2015-05-06 05:31

Comair's challenge to the legality of government's bailouts of SA Airways will continue in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Comair has strong case against SAA - Venter

2015-05-05 13:49

Comair chief executive Erik Venter feels the company has a strong case in its battle against government bailouts to competitor SAA in the High Court in Pretoria.

Comair court challenge of SAA bailouts coming to a head

2015-05-04 13:33

Years after Comair first launched a legal challenge of the South African government's bailouts of state carrier SAA, the case is finally set to start.

Airbus upbeat on sales as A380 marks anniversary

2015-04-27 14:00

Airbus has pledged to boost sales of its A380 Superjumbo, as the world's largest passenger jet prepares to celebrate a bitter-sweet 10-year anniversary.

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