US intelligence reportedly indicates that Iran accidentally shot down the Ukrainian Airlines plane and then realised its mistake

2020-01-10 12:36

Iran claims the plane crashed due to technical problems. US, British, and Canadian intelligence say it was likely shot down by Iran missile.

The Gupta family's private jet is on sale for R440 million

2019-09-13 15:26

The plane, which previously flew president Cyril Ramaphosa to Japan, features onboard wifi and space for 14 people.

A family of four accidentally found themselves on Virgin Atlantic's 'Pride Flight' featuring drag queens and dancing in the aisles

2019-07-01 19:04

The British couple and their two young sons fully embraced the glitter, DJ sets, and general party atmosphere of the flight.

'The more people connected through flying, the greater the benefits' - CEO

2019-06-17 13:57

Increasing protectionism or isolating political agendas threaten to compromise the value the global aviation industry creates, the CEO of the International Air Transport Association warned.

Engineers found an owl napping inside the engine of a Virgin Australia plane

2019-04-23 20:17

Engineers with Virgin Australia found the small bird when they were conducting pre-flight checks at Melbourne Airport.

A woman discovered an Australian python had slipped into her shoe and travelled 15,000km with her

2019-02-26 05:28

The Australian python, which is not venomous, was safely removed and quarantined.

'It's gonna be red, white, and blue': Trump reveals how he wants to overhaul Air Force One

2018-07-17 22:03

US President Donald Trump elaborated on his plans for an Air Force One upgrade, announcing that the new billion-dollar presidential planes will boast enhanced interiors and exteriors.

Here’s how to maximise your chances of getting a R4 flight on FlySafair's birthday ticket sale today

2018-05-17 08:39

30,000 tickets are on sale to random people. But there are ways to improve your chances.

Want to take to the sky and avoid traffic? 9 flying cars being built

2017-01-31 09:29

Spurred technology advances and demand for transportation alternatives, entrepreneurs around the globe are vying to become the first to develop a commercially viable 'flying car'.

FlyGoAir woes deepen

2015-11-18 10:00

More FlyGoAir passengers have been left stranded at Pietermaritzburg Airport, saying there was no warning of a cancelled flight.


How airlines and pilots prepare to fly in extreme weather

2019-11-09 20:07

From snowstorms to hurricanes, here's how airlines prepare to take off in certain weather conditions. Plus, how they decide to cancel flights.

Airbus is introducing a feature on its new planes to track everything you do, including how often you use the bathroom

2019-09-13 08:47

The Internet of Things platform links real-time information from cabin components to create a more personalized — and digitally traceable — experience.

A couple who met in flight attendant school and fell in love on the job 30 years ago inspired their kids to become flight attendants, too

2019-06-27 08:39

Mary Jo and Scott Brown fell in love as American Airlines flight attendants. Now their children are following in their professional footsteps.

One dead after helicopter crashes into New York rooftop

2019-06-10 20:54

New York police officials called the incident a "helicopter hard landing," which happened on the roof of 787 Seventh Ave in midtown Manhattan. The pilot died in the crash.

A man charged an obese passenger sitting next to him on a plane R2,000 for encroaching on his seat, and he was happy to pay it

2019-03-05 05:48

The story has gone viral, and people are completely divided in their reactions.

WATCH: Plane seconds away from colliding with van on runway

2018-08-19 20:15

A jetliner narrowly avoids colliding with an airport van on the runway at Missouri's Springfield-Branson National Airport.

This adorable tale of two strangers falling in love on a plane went viral

2018-07-04 15:45

Here’s a modern-day fairytale that’ll melt your heart!

First US death due to accident on a commercial airliner in nine years after a major engine failure sprayed shrapnel

2018-04-18 08:34

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 suffered an uncontained engine failure.

Uber lays out vision for flying commuters

2016-10-28 10:30

Uber laid out a vision for on-demand aircraft that can whisk commuters to home or work in a fraction of the time it would take on the road.

MH17 inquiry to unveil final report into doomed flight

2015-10-13 09:38

Dutch-led air crash investigators are set to release their final report into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over the war-torn Ukraine, in a move likely to worsen already-strained ties between Russia and the West.

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