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Ban on electronic devices will affect SA travellers

South Africans travelling to the UK and USA will no longer be allowed to use their laptops, iPads, tablets, kindles or e-readers inflight...

1 day ago

UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban

MONTREAL, Canada: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics in commercial aeroplanes...

1 day ago

Canada weighs banning on-flight electronics

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada is considering prohibiting personal electronics onboard flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa...

2 days ago

Nigerian airline lays off two-thirds of staff

LAGOS, Nigeria: Nigeria's second largest airline Aero Contractors has laid off two-thirds of its workforce to save costs and prevent it from going under...

3 days ago

Ryanair to launch flights to Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine: Irish low-cost airline Ryanair announced on Wednesday, 16 March 2017, its first flights to Ukraine, with four new routes departing from Britain, Sweden and the Netherlands...

16 Mar 2017

Airline shares hit by blizzard as flights canceled

NEW YORK, US: Airline shares tumbled on Monday ahead of an expected blizzard in the US Northeast that caused the cancellation of thousands of flights...

15 Mar 2017

SAA Cargo scoops Air Cargo Brand of the Year in Africa Award

South African Airways Cargo has won an International Award for Excellence in Air Cargo in the category Air Cargo Brand of the Year in Africa...

14 Mar 2017

Second post-sanctions Airbus joins Iran fleet

TEHRAN: Iran received its second new Airbus plane on Saturday under an order that Tehran placed last year after a partial lifting of international sanctions...

13 Mar 2017

Lagos to host MMWA West Africa Expo

The Multimodal West Africa 2017 (MMWA) exhibition and conference will take place from 14-16 March 2017 at the Landmark Event Centre on Victoria Island, Lagos...

10 Mar 2017

Lufthansa to invest €500 million in customisation, digitisation

Between now and 2020, the Lufthansa Group will be investing €500 million in the new development of personalised digital offers...

10 Mar 2017

DRA presents certificate drone flying course

Following an influx of requests for a fundamental drone flying course from hobbyists around South Africa, Drone Racing Africa (DRA) have designed a certificate course...

9 Mar 2017

Twitter talks security after OR Tambo International heist

Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport was the scene of an estimated US$15 million heist on Tuesday night...

By Andy Walker 9 Mar 2017

IATA releases data for global air freight markets

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand rose 6.9% in January 2017...

8 Mar 2017

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