ARTICLES RELATING TO AIRPORTS

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.

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.

Why ex-ACSA legal head wants CEO Maseko to feel the sharp end of Blade

2018-05-31 11:00

The former legal head of Airports Company SA sets out in court papers why he wants Minister of Transport Blade Nzimande to have current CEO Bongani Maseko disciplined.

 

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.

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.

Court finds Gigaba lied under oath

2018-02-21 17:24

The North Gauteng High Court has ruled that Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba lied under oath during his tenure as home affairs minister in a case about a private immigration terminal.

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