ARTICLES RELATING TO AVIATION

SAA announces annual wine awards

2017-04-25 17:33

South African Airways has announced its annual Wine of the Year Awards at a gala dinner held at the Southern Sun Cape Sun hotel.

US airlines are 'bullies' - Qatar Airways

2017-04-24 14:54

The chief of Qatar Airways has accused American carriers complaining over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines of "bullying".

Emirates introduces tablet loan service

2017-04-06 17:04

Emirates has introduced another service to mitigate the inconvenience of the recent ban on electronic devices on board US-bound flights.

American Airlines pilot dies after episode on flight

2017-03-31 09:06

An American Airlines pilot has died after having a medical episode just before landing in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Britain follows US over banning laptops on flights

2017-03-21 21:01

Britain's government has banned electronic devices in the carry-on bags of passengers travelling to the UK from 6 countries, following closely on the heels of the US.

Indian ambulance plane crashes near Bangkok

2017-03-06 21:47

India's external affairs minister says an Indian hospital ambulance plane with five people on board has crash landed near Bangkok after it burst into flames.

Comair lifts revenue, profits

2017-02-14 13:02

The cycle of very low yields as seen in Comair's comparative first half, partly reversed in the 6 months under review, but at the expense of passenger numbers.

African air cargo clocks 2nd fastest global growth

2017-02-01 20:09

The International Air Transport Association has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand has grown by 3.8% in 2016 compared to 2015.

Etihad chief to step down

2017-01-24 18:14

Australian James Hogan is to stand down as head of the Etihad Airways group, as the Abu Dhabi-based carrier struggles with investments in European airlines.

 

SAA warns of possible strike action

2017-04-25 17:32

SAA has been served with a notice of intention to embark on an industrial action by one of the labour unions representing its cabin crew members.

FlySafair honoured for being on-time

2017-04-20 15:31

Low-cost airline FlySafair has been ranked the world’s most on-time airline by air travel intelligence specialist OAG.

Large drone in near-miss with London airliner

2017-03-31 20:36

A new report says an airliner experienced a near-miss with a large drone at 3 000 m as it was approaching Heathrow Airport.

Five killed in British helicopter crash

2017-03-30 16:10

Five people have been killed after their helicopter crashed in poor conditions in a mountainous part of Wales.

Canada limits recreational drone use

2017-03-17 06:08

Canada has announced limits on the use of drones for recreation following a surge in the number of incidents.

Court rules in favour of Comair in SAA case

2017-02-15 15:25

The High Court has ruled in favour of Comair in a case initiated against SAA 14 years ago in respect of anti-competitive travel agent incentive schemes.

Solid performance in air transport industry - Iata

2017-02-09 21:43

The initial financial results for the fourth quarter of 2016 indicate a continued solid performance for the air transport industry, says Iata.

Etihad, Lufthansa extend cooperation

2017-02-01 19:02

Etihad Aviation Group and Lufthansa German Airlines, part of Europe’s largest aviation group, have unveiled details of a new commercial partnership.

Dubai airport says still top for international traffic

2017-01-24 19:01

Dubai International has cemented its title as the world's busiest airport for international passengers in 2016, with a 7.2% increase in traveller numbers to 83.6 million.

Being on time supports FlySafair profits - CEO

2017-01-24 18:00

Low-cost carrier FlySafair has made a profit in 2016 despite a tough trading environment, with low economic growth and an over-supply of seats on domestic routes.

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