Man faces 10 years in jail for 'scratching in bag' at airport

2018-10-18 21:27

Simply rummaging through somebody's luggage at an airport, without stealing anything, can get you 10 years in jail, it has emerged in the Bellville Regional Court.

Air Namibia 'cancels all flights to Zim' after aircraft impounded in Harare – report

2018-10-12 08:12

Air Namibia has reportedly cancelled flights to Zimbabwe after one of its aircraft was impounded by authorities in Harare last week.

Two men critically injured in Free State aircraft crash

2018-09-19 15:27

A crash involving a light aircraft has left two men critically injured at an airfield in Bethlehem in the Free State.

One trip to Rome's airport and I'm convinced it has the most beautiful restrooms I've seen in my 30 years of travel

2018-07-10 18:24

The Roman airport's bathrooms impressed with its stylish decor and ingenious design.

Airports face capacity crunch as demand for air travel set to double

2018-06-04 22:00

The demand for air travel globally is expected to double over the next 20 years, leaving the aviation industry facing an airport capacity crisis.

Female pilot hailed as 'American hero' for landing stricken jet

2018-04-18 20:51

Captain Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women fighter pilots in the US Navy, was hailed as an American hero Wednesday for calmly landing a stricken passenger jet after a midair engine explosion that killed a mother-of-two.

Google guru Page tests flying taxis in New Zealand

2018-03-14 12:07

Pilot-less flying taxis are being tested in New Zealand as part of a project backed by Google co-founder Larry Page that supporters say will revolutionise personal transport.

British Airways pilot, allegedly drunk, taken off plane

2018-01-20 18:24

A British Airways first officer has been removed from the cockpit of a flight scheduled to leave for Mauritius amid fears he was drunk.

Airbus outsells Boeing

2018-01-16 17:51

Snow `bomb cyclone' leaves energy, retail exposed

2018-01-05 17:21

In the US, the worst winter storm yet this season is battering the Northeast, threatening to send electricity prices and natural gas demand even higher, boosting energy stocks.

 

SAA blocks 2 suspicious passengers from boarding plane after recent mid-flight theft

2018-10-18 11:52

South African Airways has confirmed that two passengers have been denied entry to one of its flights, following a recent theft during a flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong.

Air Namibia plane impounded as Zim man sues for $1m

2018-10-08 06:00

A Zimbabwean man is trying to sue Air Namibia for $1m after airline officials allegedly barred him and his family from travelling to Turkey.

PICS: Investigations under way after plane crash kills at least 20 in South Sudan

2018-09-10 08:02

Investigations are under way in South Sudan after a commercial plane crashed into a lake and killed at least 20 people.

Pilot critical after KZN light aircraft crash

2018-06-18 13:54

A pilot is in a critical condition after his light aircraft crashed in the Dargle Valley in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands.

Hero Southwest pilot: I switched flights with husband that day

2018-05-11 14:04

The hero US pilot who landed a stricken Southwest Airlines passenger jet which lost an engine mid-flight was not even supposed to be on the plane - she has revealed her husband was originally scheduled to man the controls.

President Cyril Ramaphosa causes a stir as he is spotted flying economy class

2018-03-30 11:20

President Cyril Ramaphosa has been spotted travelling to Durban in economy class on a Safair flight.

3 killed as helicopter crashes into California home

2018-01-31 09:42

A helicopter crashed into a Southern California home shortly after take-off on Tuesday, killing three people and injuring two others, officials have said.

Angola's hefty airlines bill

2018-01-19 19:49

Angola still owes more than $500m to international airlines, one of many items in the in-tray of new President Joao Lourenco as he tries to revive the economy.

Heathrow crams more passengers into bigger jets

2018-01-12 06:00

London’s Heathrow Airport managed to squeeze in 2.3 million additional passengers last year as airlines deployed bigger planes and carried more people per flight.

Passengers, crew unharmed after Airlink plane's emergency landing at OR Tambo

2017-11-09 16:02

Private airline Airlink says all 34 passengers and four crew members have been unharmed after one of its planes made an emergency landing at OR Tambo International Airport.

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