At least 5 officials dead in Sudan helicopter crash

2018-12-09 15:02

A helicopter has crashed in eastern Sudan, killing at least five local officials who were on board, state media reported.

Indonesia extends search for Lion Air plane crash victims, debris

2018-11-04 17:35

Indonesian authorities have extended the search for victims of the Lion Air crash and the plane's cockpit voice recorder.

Air Namibia resumes flights to Zim after briefly pulling out - reports

2018-10-31 07:22

Air Namibia has reportedly confirmed the resumption of flights to Zimbabwe "after briefly pulling out of the country following an attempted seizure of its aircraft".

Passenger jet with 188 on board crashes into sea off Indonesia coast: Official

2018-10-29 06:39

A Lion Air Boeing 737 carrying 188 passengers and crew crashed into the sea off the Indonesian coast shortly after take-off from Jakarta, the search and rescue agency has said.

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.


UPDATE: Four Finns, pilot killed in Zimbabwe plane crash

2018-11-24 12:00

Four Finns on a hunting expedition died in a plane crash that also killed their pilot near Zimbabwe's southern city of Masvingo, the Finnish consul's wife says.

Possible seabed position of crashed Lion Air jet located

2018-10-31 10:40

A massive search effort has identified the possible seabed location of the crashed Lion Air jet, Indonesia's military chief, as experts carried out the grim task of identifying dozens of body parts recovered

Anxious families in Indonesia seek news after plane carrying 188 crashes into the sea

2018-10-29 10:19

Families have arrived at Indonesian search and rescue agency looking for information on loved ones after Lion Air flight crashed at sea.

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.

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