Aviation supports 6.2 million jobs in Africa

2019-05-18 18:45

The aviation industry supports $55.8bn of economic activity and 6.2 million jobs in Africa, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Air access important if SA wants 5 million more tourists - official

2019-05-05 17:57

Air access is very important if SA wants to deliver on the goal of attracting 5 million more tourists by 2021, says the head of global trade for SA Tourism.

Civil Aviation Authority to continue with CemAir audit

2019-05-03 18:15

The SA Civil Aviation Authority has reviewed the judgment by the Civil Aviation Appeal Committee following an appeal brought against the SACAA by CemAir.

'Airport city' key for economic future - CT airport manager

2019-04-28 16:01

It is said that in future it will not be countries that will compete with each other, but cities and that is why it is so important to create air access, says the general manager of Cape Town International Airport.

More women needed in strategic positions in aviation industry - SA pilot

2019-04-27 15:29

The environment in the aviation industry is not yet enabling for women, the founder of the organisation, Women & Aviation, tells Fin24.

SA aviation leader honoured with lifetime award

2019-04-26 20:01

Airlines Association of Southern African CEO Chris Zweigenthal was honoured with the 2019 Ato Girma Wake Lifetime Award in recognition of his contribution to the air transport industry.

Better air links needed to unlock Africa’s potential – Wesgro CEO

2019-04-25 14:10

Better air connectivity within Africa is vital to unlock the continent's economic potential, according to Tim Harris, CEO of the Western Cape's investment and trade promotion agency Wesgro.

Numsa, Comair await Labour Court as talks deadlock

2019-04-23 21:03

Numsa has yet again met with the management of Comair in an attempt to resolve the issue of salary discrepancies.

Boeing Dreamliner Plant 'plagued by shoddy production' - NYT

2019-04-21 21:45

Boeing's factory in North Charleston, S.C. has faced problems with production and oversight that create a safety threat, the New York Times reports.

FAA expects Boeing update for troubled jet 'in coming weeks'

2019-04-02 09:39

Safety regulators say Boeing needs more time to make changes in an anti-stall systems suspected in two deadly crashes.


Falling confidence hits African airlines' international business

2019-05-12 06:00

The upward trend in African airlines' international passenger travel demand has softened since mid-2018, according to the International Air Transport Association.

SAA launches direct service to China's 'manufacturing hub'

2019-05-05 14:38

South African Airways will launch direct flights between Johannesburg and Guangzhou, China, on September 18, 2019.

Air Zimbabwe engine catches 'brief' fire during flight from OR Tambo, lands safely

2019-04-28 23:05

An Air Zimbabwe plane experienced "a malfunction" in one of its engines causing a brief fire on Sunday evening from OR Tambo International Airport to Harare.

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.

SA aviation 'punching below its weight' - IATA

2019-04-27 10:04

If the process of creating open skies for aviation in Africa is delayed because individual countries just sit and wait for each other to start implementing the process first, then aviation on the continent will be at risk of falling behind, says an expert.

African countries still hesitant about open skies – expert

2019-04-26 09:29

Some African countries are still hesitant about having a Single African Air Transport Market agreement, says the CEO of the Airlines Association of Southern Africa.

Gupta-wedding airline Jet Airways waits for buyer as rivals muscle in on territory

2019-04-23 21:27

A revival of Jet Airways India, once the nation's biggest carrier by market value, is at risk as days roll by since its operations were completely halted.

Gupta-wedding airline suspends flights due to financial troubles

2019-04-23 15:19

Jet Airways, used by the Gupta brothers to charter hundreds of its guests from India to a family wedding at Sun City in May 2013, has suspended all flights due to financial troubles.

Ethiopian Air pilots said to follow protocol on 737 Max flight

2019-04-03 15:22

Pilots on the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed last month followed protocol set by plane maker Boeing as they tried to save the 737 Max jet, claims a person familiar with the situation.

737-family is safe - Boeing vice president

2019-03-27 21:00

The Boeing 737 and 737-family is a safe, says the vice president of product development at Boeing.

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