Safair has announced the conclusion of its broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) transaction, making it the largest aviation employee share scheme in South Africa. The employee share ownership plan (ESOP), NdizaSafair Employee Trust, will empower Safair's staff to participate in the ownership of the airline.
2 Dec 2013 11:43
Flight Centre is redefining its entire portfolio of travel products in South Africa with the aim of offering effective and cost-effective delivery for customers in the leisure and corporate sectors.
7 Nov 2013 10:48
British Airways will increase its services from London to Cape Town by three flights a week from May 2014, offering 657 additional seats a week, expanding total capacity to over 12,000 seats.
6 Dec 2013 13:15
There is no doubt that the decision by South African Airways (SAA) to cut the Buenos Aires-Johannesburg flights from 2014 will have a detrimental knock-on effect throughout Africa, says Danny Bryer,of the Protea Hospitality Group.
4 Dec 2013 13:25
WINDHOEK - Experts carried out DNA tests on Monday (2 December) in an effort to speedily identify the 33 people who were on a Mozambique Airlines plane that crashed in Namibia killing all on board.
4 Dec 2013 09:04
Small state-owned airports should be privatised‚ Democratic Alliance (DA) transport spokesman Ian Ollis insisted on Tuesday (19 November).
20 Nov 2013 10:03
kulula.com knows that where you sit on the plane is an important part of your flying experience, which is why it offers customers their prepaid seating benefit.
18 Nov 2013 10:18
fastjet's first flight from Dar es Salaam to Mbeya took off recently, building on the success of its established Tanzanian network with the launch of its fifth domestic destination in Tanzania.
5 Nov 2013 15:46
Kenya Airways has embarked on a new initiative that targets raising over R8.5 million annually for wildlife conservation in Kenya, in partnership with the Born Free Foundation.
4 Nov 2013 10:07
On the shores of the Mother City, on 7 and 8 December 2013, Wings and Wheels will be hosted by Air Force Base Ysterplaat for the second time, this time even bigger and better. South African motorsport events company, D1S, will participate and, together with the South African Air Force, will offer aircraft enthusiasts, petrol heads and families looking for a fun and entertaining day out nothing less than a fantastic display of wings and wheels action over both days.
1 Nov 2013 12:10
The Cape Town International Airport has completed the upgrade of its cargo division at a cost of R18m in a bid to streamline its cargo operations.
By Bekezela Phakathi 30 Oct 2013 07:46
South African retailers' expansion into the rest of Africa is increasing the availability of - and demand for- quality agricultural produce and processed food products‚ the managing director of logistics firm DHL Express SA‚ Hennie Heymans‚ said.
By Nick Hedley 25 Oct 2013 09:19
South African Airways (SAA) is gearing up to establish a hub in West Africa in two years' time and is also exploring opportunities to help build airline capacity for the Nigerian government.
By Nicky Smith 24 Oct 2013 07:23
International aviation and tourism are inextricably linked. What you call passengers, we call tourists, and that includes both business and leisure travellers. Aviation is the midwife for more than 50% of international tourist arrivals and 70% of all tourism receipts worldwide. But the inverse is, of course, also true: Tourism is also a "midwife" for air transport growth.
22 Oct 2013 15:39
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