3 reforms that will maximize aviation benefits in SA - report

2019-07-13 08:00

In 2017, 20.9 million passenger journeys were made to, from and within South Africa, with aviation and tourism representing US$9.4bn in gross value added.

New tech to improve air passengers' flying experience - industry

2019-06-17 19:20

With air passengers expected to double by 2037, the aviation industry is looking to leverage off new technology and ideas to ease the burden of the transition for airlines.

Slowing demand, rising costs squeezing airline profits - report

2019-06-15 16:29

Slowing demand and rising costs are squeezing airline profits, according to a report by the International Air Transport Association.

Biometrics are the future in travel - if the industry can coordinate, warns CEO

2019-06-15 08:00

A fragmented approach to using biometric tech in aviation and travel means it might not reach its full potential, warns the CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Airlines battling drunk, smoking, violent passengers

2019-06-12 13:16

The International Air Transport Association says it is concerned about a growing trend of unruly passenger incidents, which is becoming more frequent and more severe.

Privatising airports no magic solution – aviation CEO

2019-06-05 22:08

Privatising airports due to lack of funds for infrastructure development is not a “magic solution” for African governments, cautions the CEO of the International Air Transport Association.

Improving safety must be top priority for African aviation – expert

2019-06-02 18:09

Improving safety should be the top priority for the aviation industry in Africa, says the regional representative of the International Air Transport Association.

Boeing Max 8 accidents put aviation reputation in the spotlight - industry expert

2019-06-02 13:01

Aviation safety is always a top priority and the numbers categorically show that flying is safe, says the CEO of the International Air Transport Association.

Aviation supports 6.2 million jobs in Africa

2019-05-18 18:45

The aviation industry supports $55.8bn of economic activity and 6.2 million jobs in Africa, according to the International Air Transport Association.

SA aviation 'punching below its weight' - IATA

2019-04-27 10:04

If the process of creating open skies for aviation in Africa is delayed because individual countries just sit and wait for each other to start implementing the process first, then aviation on the continent will be at risk of falling behind, says an expert.

 

Zimbabwe owes airlines $196m in trapped funds, says authority

2019-07-10 16:12

Zimbabwe owes airlines about $196m that’s stuck in the country due to a shortage of hard currency, according to the International Air Transport Association.

'The more people connected through flying, the greater the benefits' - CEO

2019-06-17 13:57

Increasing protectionism or isolating political agendas threaten to compromise the value the global aviation industry creates, the CEO of the International Air Transport Association warned.

Jobs, money from extra direct Cape Town flights - expert

2019-06-15 11:03

Every single extra aircraft that lands in Cape Town means more jobs and additional funds for the region, an aviation consultant tells Fin24.

'All you need is your face': Here's how paperless travel could look in future

2019-06-14 06:00

Barriers to travel are holding back growth, explains an expert of the International Air Transport Association.

How airlines are dealing with 6.1m tonnes of cabin waste per year

2019-06-11 07:45

In 2018 airlines generated an estimated total of about 6.1m tonnes of cabin waste, of which between 20% and 30% was untouched food and drink, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Wildlife smugglers trying new tricks on planes

2019-06-03 20:07

Improved cargo scanning means there has been a shift in how wildlife is being smuggled on planes, says a senior executive at the International Air Transport Association.

Aviation industry surprised, disappointed at SAA CEO's resignation

2019-06-02 13:29

The sudden resignation of SAA CEO Vuyani Jarana came as quite a surprise to industry insiders who were disappointed to hear the news.

Airlines mum ahead of closed-door talks on Boeing's grounded Max

2019-05-22 20:53

Executives from some of the world's largest airlines will gather for a private meeting Thursday to discuss Boeing's 737 Max at the same time global regulators convene as well.

Falling confidence hits African airlines' international business

2019-05-12 06:00

The upward trend in African airlines' international passenger travel demand has softened since mid-2018, according to the International Air Transport Association.

African airlines improve accident rate

2019-02-21 13:16

For a third consecutive year, airlines in sub-Saharan Africa experienced zero fatalities in jet operations, says the International Air Transport Association.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.