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The airline industry hasn't collapsed, but that's the only good news for overseas travel

We thought things would be so much better for international air travel by now, though things could be worse for the airlines themselves...

By Volodymyr Bilotkach 2 days ago

Ctrack Freight Transport Index: A small decline hides massive winners, losers in freight sub-sectors

The month of February was the 18th consecutive month in which the Ctrack Freight Transport Index showed a decline. Like January, the February year-on-year decline was marginal, although greater than that of January...

12 Apr 2021

Transformation imperative in aviation: Mbalula

Transformation in the aviation sector remains a challenge, with the 2020/21 financial year aviation statistics showing that no meaningful progress has been made in terms of transformation, particularly for previously disadvantaged individuals...

9 Apr 2021

SA's Pegasus Vertical Business Jet gets ready for lift-off

The Pegasus Vertical Business Jet is entering its next phase with two quarter-scale models to be ready for testing and engineering by May 2021...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 1 Apr 2021

Airbus launches travel companion app to ease passenger travel

The application aggregates and provides flight and travel information to ease and restore passenger's trust in their end-to-end journey when travelling by air during the Covid-19 pandemic...

26 Mar 2021

New platform to enhance digital collaboration across air cargo industry

The International Air Transport Association has launched the IATA Enhanced Partner Identification and Connectivity (Epic) platform to support the digitisation of the global air cargo supply chain...

25 Mar 2021

Distributing Covid-19 vaccines - how the aviation industry prepared for its biggest logistical challenge yet

The demand for Covid-19 vaccines has seen airlines tap into years of experience to transport pharmaceutical shipments, using cutting-edge technology to distribute vaccines safely

10 Mar 2021

DPE hits back at disgruntled pilots over vaccine flight claims

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) dismissed claims made by a pilots' association that the SAA flight transporting a consignment of Covid-19 vaccines was an unnecessary expensive exercise as untrue...

1 Mar 2021

New Airlink route connects Cape Town with Walvis Bay

Airlink is launching a new direct flight service between Cape Town and Walvis Bay, commencing 2 March 2021...

24 Feb 2021

Kulula to resume Lanseria flights from April 2021

Low-cost airline, Kulula will recommence its operations at Lanseria International Airport from 1 April 2021, servicing its Durban and CT routes...

23 Feb 2021

BA reopens Joburg-Harare route

British Airways, operated by Comair, has reopened bookings for daily regional flights between Johannesburg and Harare...

22 Feb 2021

CoCT, CPT International sets off to grow the aviation economy

"Together with our strategic business partners, we are implementing recovery plans for this crucial sector and have renewed funding for the successful Cape Town Air Access initiative, located in Wesgro, to ensure we get the aviation sector back on its feet while all roleplayers, including travellers, adhere to strict Covid-19 protocols."

17 Feb 2021

20 borders fully reopened, 30 remain closed

South Africa's 20 land borders, which have only been partially operational for the past month, will now be fully open from today, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has announced.

15 Feb 2021

IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market

The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

10 Feb 2021

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