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Carla da Silva is back in the cockpit at BARSA
Carla da Silva is back in the cockpit at BARSA

Carla da Silva, Air Mauritius Regional Manager: Africa and Latin America, has been re-elected as chairman to the Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

#AfricaMonth: Taking drone solutions to new heights
#AfricaMonth: Taking drone solutions to new heights

Astral Aerial Solutions, based in Nairobi, Kenya, is an affiliate of Astral Aviation, an established all-cargo airline with over 20 years of experience operating within Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 29 May 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Nandi Mbele, pilot at Mango Airlines
#WomensMonth: Changing female demographics in aviation

Nandi Mbele has been a pilot since 2009 and joined Mango Airlines six years ago. She shares with us her story of becoming a pilot...

By Evan-Lee Courie 22 Aug 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Air France's Joon officially takes over Cape Town route
Air France's Joon officially takes over Cape Town route

NEWSWATCH: Air France has announced that its 'baby sister' airline, Joon, has taken over the direct route between Cape Town and Paris...

By Ilse van den Berg 11 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Photo by paul mocan on Unsplash
Three African airports honoured at Airport Service Quality Awards

Airports Company South Africa's George Airport and King Shaka International, as well as another African airport, Nairobi Airport, were honoured at the ACI Airport Service Quality Awards...

By Ilse van den Berg 8 Mar 2018

GLOBAL

Feature image: Karthikndr via Flickr (CC BY 2.0, resized)
This Indian airport handled close to 1000 flights in a single day

We're not sure what you were up to Friday night, but an airport in India had no time for partying. In fact, Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport this weekend broke the record for the most number of flights handled in a single day by a single airport...

By Andy Walker 28 Nov 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Africa is vast, ensure aircraft last
Africa is vast, ensure aircraft last

The best way to keep yourself safe in the air is to source components which are trustworthy and vetted before their purchase and installation...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#CommerceMonth: ACSA elements for e-commerce success
#CommerceMonth: ACSA elements for e-commerce success

ACSA hopped on the e-commerce bandwagon (or should we say flight) and took Duty Free Shopping online, with their own portal. We spoke to Shethal Badal about ACSA's e-commerce journey...

By Cari Coetzee 20 Apr 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

[#WomenInBiz] The sky's the limit, Q&A with Jane Trembath
[#WomenInBiz] The sky's the limit, Q&A with Jane Trembath

It was only in 2007 that South Africa had its first female commander on long-range international flights when Jane Trembath took the helm...

By Nicci Botha 10 Aug 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Rob Baker
The role of a state-owned airline

Whilst government has a clear role in delivering essential services to the needy, you won't find many of the millions of suffering South Africans at airports or on flights. Quite the opposite in fact, as once you've become a "jetsetter" you've arrived at a space unavailable to the poor. So, why are government involved in the airline industry?

By Rob Baker 9 Oct 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Taxis should be trading on integrity and reputation
Taxis should be trading on integrity and reputation

Does reputation matter? If you can ask SA National Taxi Council (Santaco), after its media conference, where it announced its intention to expand to the airline transport, I guees Santaco would say "yes". In today's news-driven and fast changing business environment, building and maintaining a strong corporate reputation is vital.

By Thabani Khumalo 12 Oct 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

Paddy Hartdegen
IATA forecasts tough year for airline operators

The International Air Transport Association has forecast that the global aviation industry will make profits of almost US$7-billion this year but warns that the recovery in air travel is weak as tourism levels are down in the wake of the global economic uncertainty.

By Paddy Hartdegen 23 Sep 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

Paddy Hartdegen
Quantas strike disrupts 65 flights

As the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand hots up, hundreds of passengers who had booked on Quantas flights have had their travel plans disrupted because of a strike by ground staff at Australian airports.

By Paddy Hartdegen 19 Sep 2011

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