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.

Bailing out SAA with pension funds is unethical - DA

2017-09-24 20:17

It is unethical to use citizens’ hard-earned pension funds to rescue the failing SAA once again, says the DA.

Man critical after microlight crash in Magaliesburg

2017-09-23 12:29

A 46-year-old man has been left in a critical condition after his microlight crashed at an airfield in Orient Hills in the Magaliesburg area.

 

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.

Panel falls from aircraft, smashes into car

2017-09-24 16:15

A panel has fallen from a plane shortly after take-off from a Japanese airport and smashed the window of a car being driven below.

BA flight security scare forces evacuation in Paris

2017-09-17 14:51

A London-bound British Airways flight was evacuated at Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport on Sunday due to a security scare, but was later cleared for take-off, the airport's operator said.

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