ARTICLES RELATING TO AIR TRAVEL

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

A shredded book, a passport: A heartbreaking look at what the 157 victims left behind

2019-03-11 22:06

Searchers in white gloves and canvas shoes picked their way through the scattered remains of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302, gingerly lifting from the scorched earth the pieces of 157 lives.

Ethiopian Airlines crash: 11 reads on the plane that fell from the sky

2019-03-11 18:58

The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft was in the air for about six minutes before it crashed, killing 157 people from 35 countries. This is what we know so far.

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian plane crash victims

2019-03-11 15:17

Doctors, government officials, humanitarians, academics and tourists are among the dead in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner.

 

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.

Doomed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing was on fire before crash - witness

2019-03-11 20:53

One witness says the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 was already on fire - and swerving erratically - before it crashed, 60km from Addis Ababa.

Ethiopian Airlines crashed Boeing 737 'black box' found

2019-03-11 15:47

The doomed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft's "black box" of flight data and cockpit voice recorder have been found, the carrier said.

Twitter users lambaste Comair for flying similar Boeing 737 that crashed

2019-03-11 15:15

South African social media users have taken to Twitter to express their fears after Comair said it would continue to operate its Boeing 737 Max 8.

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