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UK agency investigates mid-air collision

2017-11-17 19:11

Air safety authorities in Britain say a helicopter and an aircraft have been involved in a mid-air collision northwest of London

An airline must not be a political football: Ex- SAA acting CEO

2017-11-09 12:31

If an airline is not operated on business merits, that can be one of its biggest stumbling blocks, Nico Bezuidenhout, CEO of fastjet tells Fin24.

Crashed Russian helicopter raised from its Arctic seabed

2017-11-05 10:17

A Russian helicopter that crashed off the Svalbard archipelago with eight people on board has been raised from the seabed.

SAA cheers, experts jeer cash injection

2017-10-25 19:50

SAA says the cash injection announced in Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba's mini budget will go a long way to stabilise the airline financially and help restore the confidence.

SAA an 'embassy with wings that should not fail'

2017-10-23 05:00

It is time that South Africans realise the sale or collapse of SAA must not be an option, according to the former co-chair of a low cost airline.

SAA pilots relieved 'dark days' of Myeni are over

2017-10-19 20:45

The departure of SAA chair Dudu Myeni has come as "a welcome relief" to the South African Airways Pilot Association.

Mango pilot: Pay strike was our absolute last resort

2017-10-17 20:24

A Mango pilot has spoken to Fin24 about why pilots at the low-cost airline saw no other option than to go on strike - the first time they have taken this step.

Without skills, SA airlines face calamitous future - AASA CEO

2017-10-13 19:16

The demand for air transport to, from and within Africa is expected to double over the next 20 years, requiring more than 1 000 new aircraft in the combined African fleet.

SAA receives notice of possible strike action

2017-10-03 16:34

South African Airways has been served with a notice of intention to start industrial action by a labour union.

Cape Town Air Access lines up new flights, expansions

2017-09-27 10:03

The team from Cape Town Air Access has lined up three new non-stop flights to Cape Town International and two expansions.

 

Pilot arrested with loaded gun before boarding

2017-11-15 22:42

Authorities have arrested a Southwest Airlines pilot in the US after a loaded 9mm pistol was found in his carry-on luggage before he boarded his aircraft.

New Cape Town direct flight means R43m over 1st 5 months

2017-11-08 18:09

It is estimated that the tourism spend in the Western Cape over the first five months of the new direct Eurowings flight will be R43m.

Russian helicopter crashes off Arctic archipelago

2017-10-26 21:36

Rescue officials say a Russian helicopter with eight people on board has fallen into the sea off Svalbard, an Arctic archipelago that belongs to Norway.

FlySafair partners with consumer credit provider

2017-10-24 17:40

Low-cost airline FlySafair has partnered with consumer credit solutions provider, the RCS Group, to enable more South Africans take to the skies.

SAA deal not unfair - Airlink CEO

2017-10-22 19:17

The business model of Airlink as a franchisee of SAA is a clone of many successful regional feeder franchises around the world, says CEO Rodger Foster.

Lufthansa pleased with business uptake of more direct Cape Town flights

2017-10-17 20:52

The business potential of outbound traffic from Cape Town on Lufthansa's direct flights is forming a good complement to the inbound tourist focus during the summer season.

Airbus, Bombardier partner on C Series

2017-10-17 14:28

Airbus and Bombardier are to become partners on the C Series aircraft programme in terms of a new agreement.

SAA tables improved wage offer

2017-10-04 15:55

SAA says it has made good progress with the current wage negotiations dispute with labour unions represented at its maintenance subsidiary SAA Technical.

Iata award for Lufthansa

2017-09-28 15:31

The International Air Transport Association has presented Lufthansa with the Fast Travel Platinum Award for its mobile self-service solutions.

Failing to meet tech challenges in Africa aviation a myth - CEO

2017-09-26 18:42

The perception of failing to meet the challenges of technological changes faced by African air navigation service providers and civil aviation authorities, is a myth, says ATNS CEO Thabani Mthiyane.

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