‘We just take parts from grounded planes’ SA Express source says – but the airline maintains safety is not a concern

2019-08-30 11:24

The state-owned airline did not deny the allegations, but maintained that its planes are still safe for use.

Young pilots return self-built plane to SA after Cape to Cairo flight fraught with tragedy

2019-08-26 07:55

Seventeen-year-old pilot Megan Werner and her co-pilots have been treated to a hero's welcome at Lanseria Airport after completing their Cape to Cairo flight in a self-built aircraft.

Aircraft assembled, and flown, by SA teenagers lands safely in Egypt

2019-07-09 11:28

The first aircraft assembled, and flown, by South African teenagers has arrived safely in Cairo, Egypt, after jetting off from Cape Town.

Passenger dies while boarding FlySafair plane at OR Tambo

2019-06-25 13:44

A passenger has died at OR Tambo International Airport while boarding a local flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

Case of ex-SAA pilot who flew with fake licence postponed

2019-06-20 13:02

A former senior SAA pilot, who was fired for flying with a fraudulent licence for more than 20 years, has briefly appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court where the case has been postponed.

FlySafair vows to investigate alleged 'racism' incident on flight

2019-05-13 13:08

Airline FlySafair is investigating an alleged racism incident on one of its flights.

Zimbabwe deputy minister 'shaken' as plane hits bird, causing engine fire

2019-04-29 09:42

Zimbabwe's deputy minister of Land, Agriculture, Water, Climate and Rural Resettlement was aboard an Air Zimbabwe aeroplane that suffered a mid-air mishap.

We compared the cost of long-weekend parking at airports – and you really don’t want to leave your car at Cape Town International

2019-03-20 11:07

Fly out of Cape Town and leave your car at the airport this long weekend, and you'll be paying 2.5 times as much as someone who does the same in Johannesburg. And if you are flying out of Lanseria to save money, you'll want a ticket at least R200 cheaper than what you'd pay out of OR Tambo.

WATCH: Heartbreaking scenes as Ethiopian Airlines staff honours crash plane crew

2019-03-12 15:12

Ethiopian pilots and flight crew have held a mourning vigil for the victims of a Ethopian Airlines crash which killed all 149 passengers and eight crew members on board.

Greek passenger stopped at gate from boarding doomed flight

2019-03-12 06:12

A Greek man who narrowly missed the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed Sunday said he had argued with ground staff in Addis Ababa to try to get on the plane after reaching the gate minutes too late


3 people, including baby, die in Swiss Alps plane crash

2019-08-26 10:27

Three people, including a baby, have died after a small tourist plane crashed and burst into flames in the Swiss Alps, police say.

WATCH: Turbulence injures dozens on Air Canada flight to Australia

2019-07-13 08:27

At least 35 people injured as Air Canada flight headed to Australia forced to make emergency landing in Hawaii.

WATCH: Body found in London garden after 'falling from plane'

2019-07-02 08:08

The body of a suspected stowaway believed to have fallen from a jet has been found in a south London garden. WATCH NOW.

Plane grounded in Durban after foetus found on board

2019-06-21 10:23

An abandoned human foetus has been found on board a FlySafair flight that was scheduled to take off from Durban.

Court awaits training records for SAA pilot who was fired for flying with fake licence for 20 years

2019-05-14 12:14

William Chandler was fired from SAA after it was discovered that he'd been flying commercial planes with a fake licence for more than 20 years.

Private jet crashes in Mexico, 14 feared dead

2019-05-06 22:14

The wreckage of a private jet that was flying from Las Vegas to Monterrey, in northern Mexico, has been found, an official says, after the plane disappeared with 14 people believed to be on board.

FlySafair flight returns to Cape Town after 'minor technical issue'

2019-04-03 11:01

A FlySafair flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg had to turn around and head back to the Mother City owing to a 'minor technical issue', according to the company.

Passengers restrain US woman who tried to open plane exit

2019-03-20 05:40

Officials say fellow passengers have restrained a woman after she allegedly tried to open an exit during a flight from Indianapolis to Detroit in the US.

SA transport department to help probe deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash

2019-03-12 12:15

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says his department will work with its Ethiopian counterpart to investigate the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash.

WATCH: Aviation expert speculates on cause of Ethiopia plane crash

2019-03-11 22:36

Aviation expert Max Kingsley-Jones speculates on cause of Ethiopia plane crash. WATCH NOW.

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