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.

Airline passenger arrested after millions found in her bags

2017-11-03 15:53

A Durban woman carrying R6m in undeclared foreign and local currency has been arrested at King Shaka International Airport, police say.

'Dozens' killed as army plane crashes in DRC

2017-09-30 14:30

A military transport plane belonging to the Congolese army has crashed near Kinshasa , killing "several dozen" people, military and airport sources say.

BREAKING: One dead in helicopter crash near Cape Town

2017-09-28 12:43

A helicopter has crashed in Strand, outside of Cape Town, Western Cape traffic officials say.


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.

Mystery of MH370 is 'almost inconceivable' - report

2017-10-03 13:08

A report into the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 says the continuing mystery over the fate of the plane and the 239 people on board is "almost inconceivable".

Software glitch caused check-in delays at airports

2017-09-28 20:41

Authorities say passengers at airports around the world have suffered some delays because of a problem with check-in systems.

Emergency at California Airport

2017-09-26 07:59

Smoke filled the cabin of an Allegiant Air jet after it landed at a California airport, forcing coughing passengers to cover their faces with shirts and firefighters to board the plane, authorities say.

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