Grounded SA Express scrambling to pay June salaries

54 minutes ago

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.

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.

No survivors as wreckage of small plane found in Kenya

2018-06-07 13:35

All 10 passengers of a small plane, whose wreckage was discovered in central Kenya two days after it went missing, died in the accident, the airline and government say.

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.

'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.

Police seek arrest of Korean Air 'nut rage' matriarch

2018-05-31 16:27

The woes of the troubled Korean Air dynasty deepens further as Seoul Police announced they were seeking an arrest warrant for matriarch Lee Myung-hee over allegations she assaulted employees.

Zim's new Boeing aircraft sent for repairs a month after delivery

2018-05-30 10:36

A Boeing aircraft belonging to Zimbabwe's new airline has been flown back to Malaysia for a service barely a month after it landed in Harare, a newspaper has confirmed.

Mother of 'nut rage' Korean Air heiress questioned

2018-05-28 14:08

The scandal engulfing the Korean Air dynasty widened as 69-year-old matriarch Lee Myung-hee faced police questioning over allegations she assaulted employees including household staff and construction workers renovating her home.

Comair and Lufthansa Technik make a deal

2018-05-24 11:55

Comair and Lufthansa Technik have signed a comprehensive long-term total technical support contract.


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.

'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.

Unlocking economic, social benefits of aviation critical for Africa

2018-06-03 18:45

The International Air Transport Association and the African Airline Association signed a memorandum of understanding to unlock the economic and social benefits of aviation for Africa's development.

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.

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.

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.

Could be months before SA Express is off the ground again, says aviation body

2018-05-25 16:35

It largely depends on SA Express how fast it provides the necessary information to comply with reapplication to get off the ground, but it could take months, says the civil aviation authority.

Not just challenges in African aviation - CEO

2018-05-23 14:41

Challenges continue to confront the aviation industry in Africa, but there are also opportunities, says the CEO of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa.

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