Logistics Trends 2016

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IATA: Lower prices boosted air travel in 2015

Global air passenger traffic jumped 6.5 percent in 2015 compared to a year earlier, boosted largely by lower airfares, IATA said...

5 Feb 2016 14:13

Cathay Pacific's sister airline rebranded

The Cathay Pacific Group announced that Dragonair had been rebranded as Cathay Dragon, ushering a new era of growth and opportunity for its two airlines...

4 Feb 2016 10:12

A new era of choice for passengers

Marking fastjet's newest international route in Africa, the inaugural flight between Harare in Zimbabwe and Johannesburg in South Africa took off...

2 Feb 2016 10:54

Nationwide hits broke SAA with damages suit

SAA is being sued by Nationwide Airlines for R325m in damages, in the first of at least two such court cases against the national carrier...

2 Feb 2016 13:27

Chinese takeaway frogs

Hundreds of frogs have been rescued in an operation that has exposed an alleged multi-million rand international pet trafficking operation...

29 Jan 2016 08:39

Ethiopian Airlines aces aviation

Recently Ethiopian Airlines added Cape Town and Durban to its hub of global destinations, which is good news for South Africans who are eager to fly with...

28 Jan 2016 09:20

Boeing offers weak 2016 outlook; shares plunge

Boeing warned that aircraft revenues and deliveries could fall in 2016 and forecast profits well below what analysts were expecting after a fourth quarter slowdown last year...

28 Jan 2016 12:08

Airport traps are gold mines for owners

There exists a slice of retail heaven between passport control and the boarding gate: travellers are the perfect captive audience for duty-free stores with their jumbo Toblerone chocolate bars and mega-sized bottles of spirits...

By Zeenat Moorad 26 Jan 2016 10:50

Boeing releases 2016 market outlook

As new participants enter the aircraft financing industry and current participants innovate and provide more options, airlines and lessors will continue to have access to...

25 Jan 2016 08:23

Cathay Pacific flies safe

According to Germany's Jet Airline Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC), Cathay Pacific has been named the safest airline...

25 Jan 2016 09:00

Europe 'big five' airlines launch new alliance

Europe's five largest airline groups launched a new alliance to combat rising airport charges amid a fierce battle with Gulf rivals...

22 Jan 2016 12:19

Boeing to reduce 747-8 production

The Boeing Company has announced that it will lower the production rate on the 747-8 programme in order to match supply with near-term demand in the cargo market...

22 Jan 2016 10:59

Treasury will ensure SAA's creditors do not let it go under

The Treasury has taken steps to ensure that South African Airways' (SAA's) creditors do not pull the plug on the embattled airline..

By Linda Ensor 21 Jan 2016 09:04

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