How I plan to continue flying even as coronavirus spreads globally, using tech

2020-03-09 11:32

While I won't be canceling my upcoming trips due to the spread of coronavirus, I still plan to take every precaution to reduce my exposure to germs.

The CEO of one of the world's largest airlines said Muslim men should be profiled at airports

2020-02-24 08:39

Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary is facing criticism after calling on airports to profile Muslim men traveling alone.

Profit plummets at ACSA amid spiralling security costs

2019-09-17 16:53

Airports Company South Africa has seen its profits fall by 58% in the year to end-March, due in part to a 50% rise in security costs.

No more airports just for the sake of it - ACSA exec

2019-04-28 13:07

Gone are the days of Airports Company SA providing infrastructure just for the sake of it, its chief operating officer said on Friday.

These are the busiest flights in the world, with Joburg - Cape Town ranked among the top routes

2019-04-06 15:40

There were more than 33,700 flights on the SA route in the past year.

R4.5bn new development at O.R. Tambo Airport

2019-02-18 16:56

O.R. Tambo International Airport recently unveiled the first phase of a R4.5bn mixed-use development.

ACSA appoints acting CEO

2018-11-29 17:49

The board of Airports Company South Africa has appointed an acting CEO while it looks for a replacement for Bongani Maseko who completes his term at the end of November.

BLF on Fireblade: We should be just as angry over Oppenheimers as Guptas

2018-11-08 16:26

Fireblade Aviation's terminal at OR Tambo is no different to the Guptas landing at Waterkloof, BLF leader Andile Mngxitama has argued.

No policies, MOU in place for Fireblade, Parliament hears

2018-11-06 22:04

The operation of Fireblade Aviation's terminal would likely have to continue until an MOU and policy were in place on the matter, Parliament’s portfolio committee on home affairs heard.


Why screening at SA airports won't do much to stop coronavirus

2020-03-05 14:00

South African authorities have stepped up screening at airports in a bid to stop the virus from spreading locally.

African airports can leapfrog to satisfy tech savvy passenger demands - expert

2020-01-09 19:20

Airport and airline IT executives believe that the growing number of tech-savvy travellers will have the biggest impact on their digital plans over the next six years to 2025, says an IT provider to the air transport industry.

Privatising airports no magic solution – aviation CEO

2019-06-05 22:08

Privatising airports due to lack of funds for infrastructure development is not a “magic solution” for African governments, cautions the CEO of the International Air Transport Association.

Taking photos on this beach next to an airport in Thailand could reportedly land you on death row

2019-04-09 08:36

A 9km safety zone is being implemented, local news sources reported, with the maximum penalty being death.

We compared the cost of long-weekend parking at airports – and you really don’t want to leave your car at Cape Town International

2019-03-20 11:07

Fly out of Cape Town and leave your car at the airport this long weekend, and you'll be paying 2.5 times as much as someone who does the same in Johannesburg. And if you are flying out of Lanseria to save money, you'll want a ticket at least R200 cheaper than what you'd pay out of OR Tambo.

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.

10 of the coolest airports in the world you'll wish you were flying into

2018-11-24 19:08

From Madrid to Munich, here are some of the coolest airports around the world that feature giant slides, swimming pools, spas, and gardens.

Gigaba on Fireblade: 'The lies will be explained later'

2018-11-07 06:28

Gigaba came out swinging against allegations that he lied, but at least one member of the oversight committee was of the opinion he was a "constitutional delinquent".

ACSA revenue, profit tanks following tariff reduction

2018-09-27 17:38

ACSA reported a 20% decrease in revenue and a 58% decrease in profits for the year ended March 31, 2018 following a substantial cut in fees.

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