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Airbus profits take off in 2014, no turbulence seen in 2015

Airbus Group said on Friday, 27 February, its net profit soared 59 percent in 2014 thanks to record deliveries of passenger jets and that it expects revenue and operating profits to climb further this year...

2 Mar 2015 12:03

Air Transport World honours Boeing as Eco-company of the Year

The Air Transport World (ATW) publication has named Boeing as Eco-Company of the Year...

27 Feb 2015 11:58

ACSA and Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding sign partnership agreement

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) and Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding, representing Leipzig/Halle Airport, have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will involve the exchange of information and individual expertise along with cooperation in the field of customer acquisition...

27 Feb 2015 11:45

How sustainable is SAA's Project Solaris?

South African Airways (SAA) currently imports 100% of its fossil-based jet fuel. That said, the national carrier is currently on a mission to become the most sustainable airline in the world by 2022...

By Sindy Peters 25 Feb 2015 13:00

Seychelles Box service now available in SA

Air Seychelles has announced that its Seychelles Box air freight service to South Africa is now available...

24 Feb 2015 09:08

Upington boasts Africa's best small airport

Airports Council International (ACI) has named Upington International Airport the Best Small Airport in Africa for 2014 for the fourth consecutive year...

23 Feb 2015 08:10

Formal disciplinary enquiry for suspended SAA CEO

A formal disciplinary inquiry has been convened for suspended South African Airways (SAA) CEO Monwabisi Kalawe, said the national carrier's board this morning...

20 Feb 2015 12:14

Qatar Airways denies staff need permission to marry

The chief of Qatar Airways, Akbar al-Baker, has furiously denied claims that its flight attendants are sacked if they get married...

20 Feb 2015 08:14

Carla back at the controls at Air Mauritius

Carla da Silva recently returned to Air Mauritius in her previous role as Regional Manager, Southern Africa and Latin America. Bizcommunity.com decided to find out more...

17 Feb 2015 10:33

FlySafair surveys whether love is in the air this V-Day

Just for fun, FlySafair asked passengers flying to all its destinations on 13 and 14 February whether they were travelling to keep romantic trysts, or simply to get from A to B...

14 Feb 2015 06:00

Lufthansa to fly to Panama for the first time

Lufthansa is further expanding its route network to South America. From 16 November 2015, the airline will offer year-round flights to Panama City for the first time, subject to government approval...

12 Feb 2015 06:37

Dubai International is tops in passenger numbers

Dubai Airports has released its year-end traffic report, which confirms that Dubai International is the number one airport for international passenger numbers...

10 Feb 2015 11:39

Gibraltar airport evacuated over suspect luggage

Gibraltar airport was evacuated on Sunday, 8 February, and the tiny British territory's border with Spain closed for several hours because of a suspicious piece of luggage on a London-bound plane, police said...

10 Feb 2015 10:30

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