ARTICLES RELATING TO AIRLINE

You can now get a Michelin-star meal on a Lufthansa flight — but only if you're a kid

2019-07-03 13:29

The German airline Lufthansa recruited a celebrity chef to create a new children's menu. The dishes were chosen by a panel of 13 kids in March.

Airbus could kill A380 as Emirates said to mull smaller jet

2019-02-02 11:01

A year after Airbus SE won what appeared to be a lifesaving order for its A380 double-decker plane, the flagship program’s future is once again on the line.

This airline told its cabin crew that they have six months to lose almost 14kg

2019-01-07 17:26

Flight attendants have to lose the weight if they wish to continue flying.

South Africans can't keep bailing out a broken airline

2018-12-01 10:00

In theory, it’s the South African government that supports SAA and bails it out in times of need. But in practice, it’s the country’s already struggling taxpayers who foot the bill, says Jannie Rossouw.

Is Africa starting to choke on China's lending glut?

2018-10-22 06:15

Sierra Leone's new government has scrapped a contract with a Chinese bank to build an airport, bluntly declaring it 'uneconomical'. Instead it will use an existing, underused airport and improve access to it.

Syndicate at SAA must be dismantled – Scopa

2018-08-16 21:14

The syndicate operating at SAA that caused losses for the airline must be dismantled urgently, says the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

SAA at the mercy of market sentiment – CEO

2018-06-07 17:21

SAA needs funding if its turnaround strategy is to work, Parliament has heard.

Africa's airport tender processes 'lack transparency'

2018-06-04 11:45

African airport tender processes tend to lack transparency, says a director at the International Air Transport Association.

Treasury lifts veil on SAA financial report following spat in Parliament

2018-05-16 18:30

National Treasury has elected to release South African Airways' fourth-quarter report, following disagreement among MPs over the confidentiality of the airline's competitive strategies.

 

Boeing reportedly told one of its key buyers that the grounded 737 Max will be back in the air by July

2019-05-31 14:18

A top executive of India's budget airline SpiceJet said Boeing told him its 737 MAX planes should be flying by July.

Airlink's wings clipped after Mthatha airport downgrade

2019-01-24 19:33

Airlink will temporarily suspend its air services between Johannesburg and Mthatha in the Eastern Cape as a result of the downgrading of the town’s airport by SACAA, Airlink has said.

Avios is shutting its doors in South Africa – here's how to save your points

2018-11-28 16:24

Come 31 May 2019, the Avios Travel Rewards Programme will shut down in South Africa. Here is how to transfer your points to the British Airways Executive Club, or "bank" them with kulula – or lose them all if you do not act.

CASSPER SLAMS AIRLINE!

2018-09-20 11:30

Superstar rapper Cassper Nyovest has taken aim at South African Airways (SAA) - calling them a “Sh** Airline.”

Gordhan: SA Express flights to take off next week

2018-08-15 11:22

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says grounded airline SA Express will be taking off next week.

The CEO of Qatar Airways has apologised for saying a woman couldn't do his job

2018-06-06 06:17

The CEO of Qatar Airways, where women make up nearly half the workforce, apologised for saying that a woman couldn't do his job because it is "very challenging".

Here’s how to maximise your chances of getting a R4 flight on FlySafair's birthday ticket sale today

2018-05-17 08:39

30,000 tickets are on sale to random people. But there are ways to improve your chances.

Emirates upgrades its first class suites, as other airlines ditch luxury

2017-11-12 18:00

First-class travel has become a rarefied luxury in today’s aviation world focused more on fitting as many passengers as possible into an aircraft, but Emirates still see value in luxury.

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