Gordhan: Other airlines are asking SAA to take on their passengers

2020-03-18 09:48

Many airlines have grounded more than 50% of their planes.

Coronavirus: Owner of British Airways, Iberia cuts flight capacity 75%

2020-03-16 14:59

IAG, owner of British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, has said it would slash the group's flight capacity by 75% during April and May owing to the coronavirus outbreak.

WATCH: British Airways owner IAG warns of profit hit from strikes

2019-09-27 14:57

British Airways owner IAG warned on Thursday full-year operating pretax profit will be €215m lower than last year, after major pilot strikes grounded thousands of flights.

WATCH: Most British Airways flights cancelled as pilots begin two-day pay strike

2019-09-09 11:12

British Airways flights were crippled as pilots launched a 48-hour strike in a dispute over pay. Members of the British Airline Pilots Association are taking their first ever industrial action against the airline.

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo

2019-07-21 10:33

British Airways and Lufthansa have suspended flights to Egypt's capital, Cairo, over unspecified security concerns, giving no details about what may have prompted the move.

British Airways faces record $230m fine over data theft

2019-07-08 13:34

The UK plans to fine British Airways $230m over computer attacks that exposed customer data, marking the first major application of far-reaching European Union rules requiring companies to tighten anti-hacking measures.

Erik Venter bids Comair farewell

2019-05-21 20:54

The Comair board has announced that CEO Erik Venter has resigned from the company to pursue his own interests.

Comair grounds Numsa strike with CCMA request

2018-12-13 20:11

The union’s demands include a 12% salary increase, a guaranteed thirteenth cheque, more shop steward representation, a travel allowance and a shift allowance amounting to 15% of the employee's basic salary.

Comair in new aerotech joint venture

2018-10-25 16:34

Private SA airline Comair and IT company Infinea have entered into a joint venture to launch a new SA aerotech company called Nacelle.

Comair flies high after efficiency strategy pays off

2018-09-18 19:08

Comair CEO Erik Venter talks to Fin24 about the record earnings for the financial year ended June 30 2018, despite challenging trade conditions.


SA Express suspends operations

2020-03-18 08:21

SA Express was placed under business rescue by order of the courts in early February, but the coronavirus worsened its situation.

British Airways axes Italy flights on Tuesday in virus lockdown

2020-03-11 10:36

British Airways said it has cancelled its flights to Italy after the country implemented a lockdown to control the deadly coronavirus epidemic.

British Airways flights in SA not affected by pilot strike in UK

2019-09-09 11:43

The strike by the British Airline Pilots' Association does not affect British Airways flights operated by Comair in South Africa, says a spokesperson.

British Airways cancels hundreds of flights over pilot strike

2019-09-08 18:00

British Airways cancelled hundreds of flights, with disruptions mostly impacting London, as chances dwindled for a breakthrough that would avert the first pilots’ strike in decades.

WATCH: British Airways faces record $230m fine over data theft

2019-07-08 22:18

British Airways owner IAG is facing a record $230m fine for the theft of data from 500 000 customers from its website last year under tough new data-protection rules policed by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office.

British Airways resumes Pakistan flights after a 10-year absence

2019-06-03 13:41

British Airways landed back in Pakistan, in a major vote of confidence from a Western airline after suspending operations due to security fears over a decade ago.

UPDATE: Comair avoids December disruptions on day one of CCMA talks

2018-12-20 11:38

Comair executive director Wrenelle Stander said while the company had faith in the arbitration process, it had made provision for any strike-related disruptions.

Disability justice advocate demands new wheelchair, public apology from British Airways

2018-12-05 21:58

Global human rights and disability justice advocate Edward Ndopu is demanding a new wheelchair and a public apology from British Airways.

Comair recognised as a top employer

2018-10-09 14:47

SA aviation group Comair has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2019 for excellence in employee conditions.

British Airways hacked with details of 380 000 cards stolen

2018-09-06 22:07

British Airways says that the personal and financial details of customers making bookings between August 21 and September 5 were stolen in a data breach involving 380 000 payment cards.

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