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KZN pushes SAA over Durban and Cape Town route

SAA is facing added pressure to fly on the loss-making Durban-Cape Town route after the KwaZulu-Natal government asked the national carrier to increase capacity on the route...

By Andiswa Maqutu 1 day ago

SAA terminates services of BnP Capital as financial service provider

South African Airways (SAA) has terminated its deal with BnP Capital, a "boutique" financier appointed to help the airline restructure its R15bn debt and to raise funds in return for a R256m success fee...

By Andiswa Maqutu 1 day ago

Cape Town International Airport scoops Routes Africa Marketing Award

Routes 2016 Marketing Awards has announced Cape Town International Airport in South Africa as the overall winner of the Routes Africa edition...

2 days ago

Fly Blue Crane introduces Mthatha-Joburg flight for less than R800

Flying from Mthatha to Johannesburg will‚ from October 1‚ cost R799 - that is‚ if you take to the skies with new airline Fly Blue Crane...

By Mkhululi Ndamase 3 days ago

FAA removes ban on flights from Turkey to US

The FAA has removed the recent order that all airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, are prohibited from flying into the US from Turkey either directly or via third country, following the illegal failed coup attempt in Turkey on 16 July 2016...

3 days ago

SAA's biofuel project takes off with first flights

State-owned airlines SAA and Mango flew their first commercial flights on Boeing 737-800s using blended biojet fuel, the culmination of a three-year trial of a nicotine-free tobacco crop, solaris...

3 days ago

SAA and Outa closer to courtroom showdown over dodgy BnP Capital deal

South African Airways (SAA) has not agreed to the terms of a demand from the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) to proceed with its flawed transaction with BnP Capital, and the matter is increasingly likely to go to court...

By Nicky Smith 19 Jul 2016

Boeing eyes rivals as it turns 100

Boeing, creator of some of the world's most iconic aircraft of the 20th century, commemorated its centennial facing multiple challenges to remain at the forefront of global aerospace innovation...

18 Jul 2016

World touring solar plane's final leg to UAE delayed

The final leg of an unprecedented world tour by a solar-powered plane was postponed Saturday, 16 July, due to the pilot's health, he said in a message on Twitter. ..

18 Jul 2016

10 fun facts you didn't know about the new Bombardier CS100

SWISS will introduce the new Bombardier CS100 passenger aircraft to its fleet on 15 July, making it the first passenger airline company that has...

14 Jul 2016

Comair celebrating an uninterrupted 70 years of profitable operation

Comair Limited, this year, marks 70 years of uninterrupted, profitable operation amid slowed economic growth as well as declining investment and consumer spending...

14 Jul 2016

Solar-powered aircraft touches down in Egypt

An aircraft fuelled solely on solar power completed the 16th, and penultimate, leg of its round-the-world journey when it landed in Cairo today...

13 Jul 2016

Boeing forecasts increase in demand for new airplanes

Boeing has projected a demand of 39,620 new airplanes over the next 20 years, with the estimated total value of the new airplanes at $5.9 trillion...

13 Jul 2016

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