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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

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

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

Transport of the future takes many shapes at tech show

In the future world of mobility, you might be traveling in a car, on a bike or a personal air transporter - with a range of new possibilities raised by connected technology...

12 Jan 2016 11:06

Emirates upgrades service to Zimbabwe and Zambia

Emirates is set to enhance its on-board experience and increase capacity on its Zambia and Zimbabwe route with the deployment of a larger Boeing 777-300ER...

12 Jan 2016 16:06

Boeing achieves record deliveries in 2015

As Boeing enters its centennial year, it has delivered more commercial airplanes than ever with 762 commercial airplanes delivered in 2015...

11 Jan 2016 07:57

Lufthansa says delivery of A320neo jet set back until start of 2016

European aircraft maker Airbus has delayed the delivery of its new A320neo jet to Lufthansa until the beginning of next year...

31 Dec 2015 09:06

A call to plan for the future of transport in Africa

Transportation is a crucial engine for growth and social development in South Africa and more importantly for trade into neighbouring countries...

14 Oct 2015 11:27

Need for liberalisation and transparent regulation to open up the African skies

On the opening day of the World Routes Strategy Summit in Durban, the plight of African airlines took centre stage with the lack of liberalisation...

25 Sep 2015 11:47

Trans-Kalahari Railway project takes first step

Namibia and Botswana are taking the first steps to establish a multi-billion dollar railway project to link...

By Chamwe Kaira 17 Sep 2015 10:22

President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015 09:53

Oil and gas discoveries catalyst for investment into trade and logistics

Oil and gas (O&G) discoveries have become a catalyst for investment into...

By Siphesihle Hlela 5 Aug 2015 12:30

Amazon wants air space for delivery drones

SAN FRANCISCO - Online retail colossus Amazon wants to carve out a special zone of the sky to shuttle commercial drones that would deliver goods to its customers...

30 Jul 2015 12:00

TomTom supports TFTA with navigable Trans-Africa highway network

Provider of digital map data, navigation technology and location-based services, TomTom Africa, is moving to support the Trans-African Highway...

14 Jul 2015 09:52

Serco meets the volume challenge

Serco recently received an order for specially-designed trailers to accommodate maximum volumetric capacity...

2 Jul 2015 06:05

Globalstar to deliver satellite coverage to Southern Africa

Now that its gateway in Gabarone has gone live, Globalstar can deliver affordable simplex coverage across Southern Africa...

26 Jun 2015 10:34

Foreign direct investment in Africa at all time high

Capital investment into Africa surged to US$128b, a year-on-year increase of 136%. This is according to the recently released EY 2015 Africa Attractiveness Survey...

26 Jun 2015 10:01

[Source Africa 2015] Africa en vogue

Africa is certainly the next big thing when it comes to trading partners for the US, and the recent reauthorisation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for another 10 years has just made it even hotter...

By Nicci Botha 11 Jun 2015 08:15

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