Grounded SA Express scrambling to pay June salaries

2018-06-19 06:13

SA Express might not be able to pay its staff on June 25, the Federation of Unions of South Africa said.

EyesOpen campaign aimed at human trafficking in the aviation industry

2018-06-13 09:20

The International Air Transport Association is is mobilising the global airline industry in the fight against human trafficking.

'I wouldn't characterise it as state capture' - CEO Jarana on SAA

2018-06-12 14:09

More work must be done to clean up business at SAA – but he will not go as far as to call the airline's problems state capture, CEO Vuyani Jarana has told Fin24.

Qantas research to help reshape passenger experience

2018-06-11 17:10

Food designed especially for Qantas are among new menus to increase hydration and help reduce jetlag.

Stop putting power banks, spare batteries in checked luggage, warns IATA

2018-06-07 05:15

Many passengers are carrying prohibited items in their checked baggage, with power banks and spare batteries carrying higher risk, says the International Air Transport Association.

Governments should play part in financing airline security - ASAA CEO

2018-06-06 17:29

Airlines' focus on security comes at a huge cost and raises the issue of governments' role in covering expenses, says Chris Zweigenthal, CEO of the Airline Association of Southern Africa.

Australia's Qantas gives in to Beijing's demand to change how it refers to Taiwan

2018-06-05 10:04

Qantas joins Delta Air Lines, British Airways, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Air France, and Malaysia Airlines in dropping the description of Taiwan as a country. SAA already refers to "Taipei, China".

SAA CEO: It's time to make some hard decisions

2018-06-04 07:22

South African Airways has reached the point where some hard decisions have to be made, CEO Vuyani Jarana has told Fin24.

'We want to avoid mistakes made in the past' - SA Express acting CEO

2018-05-31 18:40

The biggest issues SA Express could not get away from were its liquidity and going concern status, says acting CEO Matsietsi Mokholo.

Black Business Council elects Skywise co-founder as transport committee chair

2018-05-29 18:13

The Black Business Council has elected Javed Malik as chair of the BBC Transport Portfolio Committee.


Star Alliance confident that SAA will pull through

2018-06-13 15:39

Although South African Airways has challenges, its global airline partner alliance, Star Alliance, is confident that the airline will manage to pull through.

Security, growth concerns damaging tourism - industry CEOs

2018-06-12 18:07

Security and sustainable growth are two of the biggest challenges to travel and tourism, says the CEO of the World Travel and Tourism Council.

Regulation, infrastructure trip up African airlines - Iata

2018-06-12 13:47

African airlines continue their very slow emergence from a low point in 2014 when they made a collective $900m loss, says Iata.

5 things SAA can learn from Ethiopian Airlines - now Africa’s most profitable airline

2018-06-09 09:03

SAA was also displaced by Ethiopian Airlines as Africa’s largest carrier in 2017.

See how SAA ranks in AirHelp's best and worst airlines of 2018

2018-06-06 20:05

Surprises exist on both the best and worst airlines of 2018 in a survey conducted by AirHelp, a company which advocates on behalf of travellers for compensation in cases of delays or cancellations.

Cape Town-based BA pilot has admitted to trying to fly a passenger jet while drunk

2018-06-06 16:05

Julian Monaghan pleaded guilty for trying to fly the plane while four times over the legal alcohol limit.

SAA CEO takes R100 000 bet on national carrier's future

2018-06-05 05:45

South African Airways CEO Vuyani Jarana announced he is taking up a R100 000 challenge on his ability to make the state-owned airline profitable in three years.

I checked out the Emirates' business class lounge in Dubai where the wealthy spend their layovers — here's what it is like

2018-06-03 07:27

It takes 12 minutes to walk from one end of the Emirates business class lounge to the other. Emirates operates three business class lounges in Dubai that can accommodate more than 4,600 passengers.

Aviation industry gathers in Sydney

2018-05-31 18:36

Leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Sydney for the 74th annual general meeting of the International Air Transport Association.

Gordhan: SA airlines already working together amid merger talks

2018-05-28 08:30

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordhan has told eNCA discussions regarding the merger of three government airlines would continue this week with other relevant ministers.

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