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PIC could still invest in SAA, says Matjila

The PIC confirmed that it had been approached by SAA, but it rejected the airline's initial funding request. However, if the turnaround strategy has been implemented and proven to work...

By Bekezela Phakathi 16 Nov 2017

Rolls-Royce taking steps into the future of civil aerospace

Rolls-Royce announced two new innovative developments at the Dubai Airshow and in tandem at AFRAA's 49th AGA...

15 Nov 2017

Five priorities that need to be addressed for aviation in Africa to reach its full potential

According to IATA CEO Alexandre de Juniac Africa has the greatest aviation potential, but it also faces great challenges...

15 Nov 2017

Traffic growth in Middle East has Boeing forecast $730bn market for new airplanes

"The fact that 85% of the world's population lives within an eight-hour flight of the Arabian Gulf, coupled with robust business models and investment in infrastructure, allows carriers in the Middle East to channel traffic through their hubs..."

14 Nov 2017

Emirates orders 40 Boeing 787 Dreamliners for $15.1bn

Emirates Airlines agreed to purchase 40 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners for $15.1bn at list price. Emirates is already the world's largest client for Boeing's 777...

13 Nov 2017

ACSA CEO appointed chair of global airports body

Bongani Maseko, Airports Company South Africa chief executive, has been appointed to a two-year term as chair of the world governing board of Airports Council International (ACI)...

13 Nov 2017

Eurowings expands intercontinental range to Cape Town, grows long-haul offering

Eurowings has expanded its intercontinental range to include Cape Town, with flights leaving for Cape Town from Cologne/Bonn once a week...

8 Nov 2017

Global air freight demand rises by 9.2%

New data released by the International Air Transport Association shows that demand for global air freight markets in September 2017 rose 9.2%...

6 Nov 2017

Government still thinks SAA can be profitable

The government remained confident that South African Airways (SAA) could return to profitability, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said in parliament recently...

3 Nov 2017

Emirates boost Algiers service with extra flight, becomes daily

Emirates Airlines will be adding an extra flight to its service between Dubai and Algiers as of 13 December 2017, complementing Emirates' current six flights a week and making it a daily service....

3 Nov 2017

Hurricanes hit global passenger demand for September

Global passenger traffic results for September showed that demand rose 5.7% compared 2016, the slowest year-on-year increase since February. Hurricanes Irma and Maria weighed heavily on the results...

3 Nov 2017

Lanseria opens new Control Tower complex

To end off Transport Month, Lanseria International Airport officially opened its new Control Tower complex...

2 Nov 2017

Improved air connectivity and reduced airfares ahead for Africa

The attractiveness of the African continent for SME and entrepreneurs is growing exponentially, driven in part by improved intra-African air access...

By Ryan Potgieter 1 Nov 2017

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International

Volvo to supply Uber with self-driving cars

Swedish carmaker Volvo Cars said Monday it has signed an agreement to supply "tens of thousands" of self-driving cars to Uber, as the ride-sharing company battles a number of different controversies.

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Coming soon to a highway near you: Truck platooning

Should Australian truckies feel a little nervous about the rise of platooning?

By Michael Milford 8 hours ago

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