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More local airports seek to host flights to SADC
More local airports seek to host flights to SADC

Four of SA's smaller airports are seeking legislative changes that would allow them to operate flights to countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC)...

By Andiswa Maqutu 25 Nov 2014 07:32

Minister intervenes in SAA debacle
Minister intervenes in SAA debacle

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown said on Thursday, 20 November, that she had intervened in the impasse between chief executive of SAA Monwabisi Kalawe and the board of SAA‚ to ensure "a fair process" to resolve the matter...

By Carol Paton 24 Nov 2014 08:20

Transport department pledges not to bar Emirates from SA skies
Transport department pledges not to bar Emirates from SA skies

The Department of Transport early last week provided a public assurance that it will not prevent Emirates Airline from flying to SA...

By Carol Paton 24 Nov 2014 08:13

SA tastes own medicine in protecting SAA
SA tastes own medicine in protecting SAA

The Department of Transport has denied that it is essentially protecting the turf of embattled national carrier South African Airways (SAA)...

By Andiswa Maqutu 17 Nov 2014 19:09

SA holds solemn reception as deceased return home
SA holds solemn reception as deceased return home

Two months since the tragic collapse of a guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria, the bodies of 74 of the deceased have arrived home to a poignant and emotional reception ceremony.

17 Nov 2014 09:40

SAA urged to finalise financial statements
SAA urged to finalise financial statements

The finalisation of financial statements and the appointment of turnaround specialists as soon as possible are some of the requirements Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has put to SAA...

13 Nov 2014 13:35

FlySafair announces a second base and new routes
FlySafair announces a second base and new routes

It's been nothing but full speed ahead for South Africa's first newest low-cost airline, FlySafair in recent weeks and now from 3 December 2014, FlySafair will launch their second base at Johannesburg O.R. Tambo airport, allowing passengers to fly from Johannesburg to George and Port Elizabeth.

6 Nov 2014 16:11

Free on-board Wi-Fi envisaged, says Emirates president
Free on-board Wi-Fi envisaged, says Emirates president

In the first three years since Emirates launched in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, over half a million passengers have connected to the internet on board an Emirates flight, and the airline expects this number to increase exponentially.

6 Nov 2014 11:18

SAA chair defies minister's instruction
SAA chair defies minister's instruction

South African Airways (SAA) chair Dudu Myeni has apparently defied Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown's instruction to immediately reinstate CE Monwabisi Kalawe, whom Myeni suspended suddenly last week.

5 Nov 2014 11:17

SA citizens indicted in US rhino poaching case
SA citizens indicted in US rhino poaching case

The Department of Environmental Affairs says it has noted the indictment of two South Africans in the United States for alleged rhino poaching offences.

27 Oct 2014 09:24

flyafrica.com announces low fares for Windhoek-Joburg route
flyafrica.com announces low fares for Windhoek-Joburg route

flyafrica.com has announced that Namibia will be the next step in its pan-Africa low-fare strategy and it will offer flights from R799 between Windhoek and Joburg. Furthermore, flyafrica.com will operate daily flights from Windhoek to Joburg from February 2015.

24 Oct 2014 14:58

Cabinet approves SAA board appointments
Cabinet approves SAA board appointments

PRETORIA: Cabinet has approved the appointment of Dr John Tambi and Anthony Dixon as members of the South African Airways (SAA) Board at its meeting in Cape Town.

24 Oct 2014 11:31

Mango to add two new generation Boeings to fleet
Mango to add two new generation Boeings to fleet

Mango has announced that they will add two additional new generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft to its fleet this year, thereby operating ten aircraft between eight airports.

23 Oct 2014 15:26

National Treasury signals shift in SA's fiscal policy
National Treasury signals shift in SA's fiscal policy

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has tabled the 2014 Medium Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS), which signals a shift in the country's fiscal policy through measures aimed at reducing the country's budget deficit and stabilising public debt.

23 Oct 2014 09:19

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