According to the 2015 Turkish Airlines Aviation Trends Index, South African air travellers consider safety to be the main priority when selecting an airline...
12 Apr 2016
Global air passenger traffic jumped 6.5 percent in 2015 compared to a year earlier, boosted largely by lower airfares, IATA said. Last year's hike marked the strongest rise in global air passenger traffic since...
5 Feb 2016
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
The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com, a Pan-African low-cost airline...
31 Aug 2015
ACCRA: South African Airways (SAA) has launched a new direct flight from Accra to Washington DC, beginning on Monday...
3 Aug 2015
The World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 conference, held to mark 25 years of economic change in Africa, concluded last week...
Cari Van Wyk 8 Jun 2015
The Nigerian Commercial aviation industry has contributed about N137.9 billion to the Nigerian Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and projected investment of USD 12 billion in the short and medium term should lead to passengers' growth to between 12 and 25 million by 2018...
15 May 2015
Two months since the tragic collapse of a guesthouse in Lagos, Nigeria, the bodies of 74 of the deceased have arrived home to a poignant and emotional reception ceremony.
17 Nov 2014
South Africa has imposed a total travel ban for all non-citizens traveling from identified high risk countries to prevent the spread of Ebola to the country.
22 Aug 2014
To paraphrase from the iconic Star Trek, Africa is the "next (as opposed to the final) business frontier". And judging from exceptional recent economic growth, wealth in natural resources and sheer international business interest on the continent, it seems no-one has trouble believing this.
19 Aug 2013
Auditing firm PwC on Thursday (13 June) projected total room revenue in SA would grow at a compound annual rate of 9.2% between now and 2017 after overall spending on rooms in all categories rose by 13.4% in 2012 to R15.2bn‚ reflecting an increase in stay-unit nights and a 5.3% rise in the average room rate.
Helmo Preuss 14 Jun 2013
WASHINGTON USA: President Barack Obama will leave on a first African tour next month, visiting Senegal, Tanzania and South Africa, but his itinerary released on Monday (20 May) bypasses Kenya, an ancestral homeland.
21 May 2013
Nigerian Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah has been named Champion Newspapers Man of 2012. According to a statement by the group managing director and editor-in-chief of Champion Newspapers Limited, Nwadiuto Iheakanwa, Oduah was picked by the top echelon of the media organisation after careful consideration of all the feats she has been able to achieve in the 18 months while steering the aviation industry.
5 Feb 2013
Test pilots and flight test engineers from Denel Aviation are now taking their skills and experience to clients in countries across Africa.
1 Feb 2013
Almost all of SA's large airlines are formally objecting to the threat posed by UK-based Fastjet's attempts to enter the local market by taking over the operations of 1time Airline‚ which is in provisional liquidation‚ Business Day reports.
Nicky Smith 23 Jan 2013