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High on life: why being a pilot is the best

Opening the thrust levers and accelerating to 300km per hour while maneuvering a 70,000kg aircraft into the breath-taking African sky is simply riveting...

By Chantel Manning 31 minutes ago

Dubai Tourism roadshow sees flydubai tap into East African market

Joining 14 Dubai-based partners in showcasing a wide range of services and upcoming attractions, flydubai is participating in Dubai Tourism's first-ever East Africa roadshow...

18 hours ago

Catch an autonomous flying drone to work

International aerodynamics corporation Airbus is at the forefront of the air and space travel industry. While currently focused on setting up...

By Kate Walker 20 hours ago

SITA to roll out new-generation connectivity for Kenya Airways

In order to support Kenya Airways' renewed focus on cost optimisation and airline modernisation, SITA plans to roll out faster, new-generation connectivity across the airline's global network...

17 Aug 2016

SAA loses lawsuit, must pay R104.6m

A court has ordered national carrier SAA to pay R104.6m plus interest to Nationwide Airlines for anticompetitive conduct. It is another financial blow for the cash-strapped airline...

By Franny Rabkin 10 Aug 2016

Nigeria: 14 airlines close shop amid Forex hike

Airlines have withdrawn their services from the country due to...

By Wole Oyebade 10 Aug 2016

Amazon 'Prime' plane takes flight

WASHINGTON - Online giant Amazon unveiled its first branded airplane on Friday, part of what is expected to be a fleet of 'Prime Air' cargo planes...

5 Aug 2016

Questions over new SAA lease tender

SAA, which must negotiate new aircraft leases for a part of its fleet as these expire soon, has called for bids from locally based leasing companies only...

By Carol Paton 4 Aug 2016

Myeni's push for BEE slice could cost SAA billions

SAA and its low-cost carrier Mango stand to lose billions of rands by failing to conclude a direct lease agreement with international aviation company Macquarie...

By Stephan Hofstatter and Sabelo Skiti 1 Aug 2016

Pan-African air traffic project to improve aviation safety

Air accidents in Africa account for roughly 20% of the worldwide total even though the continent has just 3% of global air traffic...

1 Aug 2016

Africa in demand from business, tourists

While trading conditions may be less than favourable, airlines around the world are positioning themselves to be more competitive and cost effective...

29 Jul 2016

Popularity leads Lufthansa to upgrade Cape Town-Frankfurt route to year-round service

In light of the growing importance of the Cape Town-Europe route, Lufthansa German Airlines will extend the direct flight service between Frankfurt and Cape Town to year-round...

29 Jul 2016

SA Express joins global effort to eradicate hunger for Mandela Day

South African Express Airways commemorated this year's International Mandela Day by joining in the global initiative 'Stop Hunger Now Worldwide "Follow the Sun" Meal Packaging Event'...

28 Jul 2016

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