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.

Newly-acquired Zim Boeing 'sold to US firm for spare parts': report

2018-11-25 07:33

One of the Boeing aircraft recently bought by Zimbabwe for a new state airline has been sold to a US firm for spare parts, a newspaper has claimed.

UPDATE: Four Finns, pilot killed in Zimbabwe plane crash

2018-11-24 12:00

Four Finns on a hunting expedition died in a plane crash that also killed their pilot near Zimbabwe's southern city of Masvingo, the Finnish consul's wife says.

The Sunday Read: New Mango acting CEO will 'give it everything' she's got

2018-11-18 13:25

Fin24 spoke to Marelize Labuschagne, the new acting CEO of SA's state-owned low-cost airline Mango, about the way forward.

Cathay Pacific non-stop flight from CT to HK offers business, leisure opportunities

2018-11-15 15:46

The new Cathay Pacific route between Cape Town and Hong Kong brings more opportunities for business, investment, travel and trade, says Wesgro CEO Tim Harris.

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.

New direct flight to Cape Town expected to unlock economic opportunities

2018-10-29 21:10

After an absence of 19 years, Austrian Airlines returns to SA with a seasonal direct flight between Vienna and Cape Town.

Comair in new aerotech joint venture

2018-10-25 16:34

Private SA airline Comair and IT company Infinea have entered into a joint venture to launch a new SA aerotech company called Nacelle.

SAA blocks 2 suspicious passengers from boarding plane after recent mid-flight theft

2018-10-18 11:52

South African Airways has confirmed that two passengers have been denied entry to one of its flights, following a recent theft during a flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong.

WATCH: From Soweto to the skies - entrepreneur creates 'air taxi' business

South Africa's first black-owned air taxi brings affordable air travel to more than 150 airports across the country. CEO Thokozani Miya describes his business as 'Uber in the air'. Watch.

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SA 'not cheap, but still value for money'

2018-11-24 15:50

SA is not a cheap destination for international travellers, but it still offers value for money, says the general manager of Lufthansa for Southern Africa.

Airbus Southern Africa wins SA’s Best Aircraft Maintenance Organisation Award

2018-11-21 21:20

Airbus Southern Africa has won the 2018 South African Civil Aviation Award for the best Aircraft Maintenance Organisation.

5 questions: Mango's acting CEO on SA aviation and Mango's route ahead

2018-11-18 08:57

Marelize Labuschagne, new acting CEO of low-cost state-owned airline Mango, answers questions about the aviation industry and her strategy to ensure success.

Lufthansa reduces planned growth for 2019

2018-11-13 16:01

Lufthansa Group has achieved EBIT of €2.4bn for the first nine months of 2018 – a 7.7% decline on the prior-year period which is primarily attributable to the integration costs at Eurowings.

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".

Fireblade saga: Gigaba 'owes us an explanation'

2018-11-06 19:06

As Parliament's portfolio committee on home affairs gathered on Tuesday evening - for what looked like it might be a marathon meeting with Minister Malusi Gigaba - the first battle was agreeing on what they wanted to hear from him.

Mystery as brand-new Boeing 737 crashes into sea in Indonesia with 189 passengers, crew on board

2018-10-29 08:58

A brand new Indonesian Lion Air plane carrying 189 passengers and crew crashed into the sea, officials have said, moments after it had asked to be allowed to return to Jakarta.

Uber Air could see SA shoppers flying to malls via skyports, says exec

2018-10-19 12:14

'Imagine the traffic you will miss if you just jumped into an Uber Air. And it will be completely based on renewable energy,' says Uber executive Shavaye Govender.

Limiting free trade will clip aviation's wings - report

2018-10-16 18:02

Protectionist policies could lead to 12 million job losses and $1.2trn less in economic activity supported by air transport, warns a new report.

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