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Cathay Pacific reinstates seasonal Cape Town-Hong Kong route

Cathay Pacific has announced that its non-stop seasonal flight between Cape Town and Hong Kong will be returning. The route will operate alongside the existing daily non-stop flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong...

17 Apr 2019

6 aviation claim trends to watch

The global airline industry has experienced some of its safest years ever, yet the number of claims shows no sign of abating...

17 Apr 2019

Boeing crashes and Uber collision show passenger safety relies on corporate promises, not regulators' tests

Government regulators and industry experts often overlook the complexities and risks of human-technology interactions and increasingly rely on companies' voluntary oversight and self-assessments...

By Adam Gabriele and Thaddeus R. Miller 17 Apr 2019

The future of freight is moving into the digital fast lane

South African transport and logistics environment will see significant changes in an attempt to streamline efficiencies and lower costs...

15 Apr 2019

Commercial aviation focuses on three moving targets

Global fleet and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) markets will see dynamic growth as the demand for air travel rises...

By Mark Martin 8 Apr 2019

Airbus to introduce 'Connected Experience' platform

Airbus has decided to proceed with an IoT Platform for the cabin, known as the Airbus Connected Experience...

4 Apr 2019

Massive petrol price hike this April

Strong oil prices and an ever-weakening Rand have combined to set up yet another fuel price hike...

29 Mar 2019

CTIA skills development programme sees 45 graduate with house building skills

Cape Town International Airport's (CTIA) skills development programme has resulted in 45 community members from the informal settlements of Freedom Farm and Malawi Camp graduating this month...

25 Mar 2019

Airbus trials shore-to-ship drone deliveries

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone...

18 Mar 2019

Boeing 737 Max: Air safety, market pressures and cockpit technology

The 737 Max is the best-selling airliner ever. But two have crashed in five months, killing 346, damaging Boeing's future and raising questions about the increasing sophistication of cockpit technology...

By Oihab Allal-Chérif 18 Mar 2019

Emirates adds second daily flight on DXB-STN route

Emirates has launched a second daily flight from Dubai (DXB) to London Stansted (STN) starting 1 July 2019...

14 Mar 2019

Women in aviation and rail celebrated

Bombardier, a global company in the transportation industry, celebrated the contribution of Women in Rail and Aviation sectors in South Africa...

11 Mar 2019

Air freight makes weak start to 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand decreased 1.8% in January 2019...

11 Mar 2019

Air travel innovation, collaboration key to enhancing customer experience

"The power has shifted from airlines to customers. We need to adopt a new, more customer-centric approach and foster a more innovative cultural fabric if we want to thrive."

7 Mar 2019

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