Or Tambo International Airport

WATCH | Pants on fire: Man's power bank explodes in his pocket

2020-03-07 10:57

Lwando Mashiamahle was waiting for his girlfriend at OR Tambo International Airport when the power bank in his pocket overheated and combusted into flames. Fortunately, he was not injured, but he did lose his pants in the incident.

Ground handling employee arrested during OR Tambo festive season safety operations

2020-01-04 13:02

The festive season security campaign, which has seen 3500 people and 560 vehicles, working on the airside the airport, stopped and searched since the peak season began

World Cup win a victory and motivation for young boys back in EC - Makazole Mapimpi

2019-11-05 20:23

Makazole Mapimpi, the first South African to score a try in a Rugby World Cup final, says the win is a huge victory and motivation for the youth of the Eastern Cape, especially his home village, Tsholomnqa.

'Eyewitness' claims Gavin Watson committed suicide

2019-08-27 19:49

An alleged eyewitness, who identified himself as Mphahlele, claims Gavin Watson committed suicide.

Parliament to get update on Fireblade saga

2019-02-19 10:17

It will be the first time that the Department of Home Affairs has briefed Parliament on this matter since Malusi Gigaba resigned as minister in November last year.

Man shot dead outside OR Tambo International Airport

2017-05-15 18:20

A man has been shot dead and his passengers robbed as he was driving them to OR Tambo International Airport.

Hawks ask public to help with info on 'weird' OR Tambo heist

2017-03-08 18:01

The Hawks have asked the public to assist with any information relating to the "weird" multi-million rand armed robbery at OR Tambo International Airport.

Furious Air France passengers stranded for two days at OR Tambo

2014-06-02 12:15

Passengers who had booked seats on board an Air France flight from Joburg to Paris have been stranded at OR Tambo Airport for two days after their flight was delayed with no explanation.

ORT passengers get pop-up lounge treat

2013-07-25 16:00

Passengers at OR Tambo International’s departures terminal are in for a treat.

Strike to hit OR Tambo

2013-01-18 08:45

South African Airways employees who belong to a new union will strike at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, a report says.


FEEL GOOD | Woman searching for Good Samaritan who paid for B&B after she missed her flight

2020-01-23 13:25

A Wakkerstroom woman who missed her flight was set to spend the night at OR Tambo International Airport, but a kind man took pity on her and paid for her overnight accommodation.

NUMSA says flying SAA is ‘risky’ as flights are reinstated

2019-11-17 12:59

National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa spokesperson Phakamile Hlubi-Majola urged South Africans not to fly with South African Airways on Sunday afternoon, following the national carrier’s announcement that international flights would be reinstated.

Mango nosedive caused by motor failure - report

2019-10-08 09:47

This comes amid claims by the SAA that it has been infiltrated by a criminal "enterprise with transnational networks", and reports that it may have received dodgy parts.

'Very plausible' that Gavin Watson was trying to flee country when he died - Angelo Agrizzi

2019-08-26 15:53

Corruption-accused former COO of Bosasa Angelo Agrizzi says it is ''very plausible'' that Gavin Watson may have been trying to flee the country when he died.

BLF threatens bribery charges against Oppenheimers

2018-10-30 22:01

This announcement comes as Fireblade Aviation submitted evidence to Parliament’s portfolio committee on home affairs about the air traffic facility, which Gigaba has denied clearing.

How the multi-million-rand heist unfolded – OR Tambo

2017-03-08 20:47

Several armed men, some of them in police uniform, were involved in the robbery at OR Tambo International Airport.

Travel Alert: OR Tambo traffic delays

2014-06-24 09:07

A serious accident has caused some traffic delays on the R21 southbound in Johannesburg close to OR Tambo International Airport.


SAA staff strike

2013-08-26 09:52
South African Airways staff are picketing outside OR Tambo International and Cape Town International in a wage dispute. See all the latest pictures.

South African Airways staff are picketing outside OR Tambo International and Cape Town International in a wage dispute. See all the latest pictures.

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Gupta plane affected OR Tambo flights

2013-05-08 07:43

New information has revealed that the Gupta aircraft seemed to perform a sightseeing flight over Pretoria before its controversial landing at Waterkloof, affecting OR Tambo flights in the process.

Water leak disrupts OR Tambo check ins

2011-12-15 13:40

The Airports Company SA says a major leak has caused delays in check ins and baggage services at OR Tambo airport.

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