Evan-Lee Courie
Carla da Silva is back in the cockpit at BARSA

Carla da Silva is back in the cockpit at BARSA[Evan-Lee Courie] 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...

Posted 21 days ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
#AfricaMonth: Taking drone solutions to new heights

#AfricaMonth: Taking drone solutions to new heights[Evan-Lee Courie] 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...

Posted 1 month ago | Like
Evan-Lee Courie
#WomensMonth: Changing female demographics in aviation

Nandi Mbele, pilot at Mango Airlines
Nandi Mbele, pilot at Mango Airlines
[Evan-Lee Courie] 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...

Posted 10 months ago | Like
Ilse van den Berg
Air France's Joon officially takes over Cape Town route

Air France's Joon officially takes over Cape Town route[Ilse van den Berg] NEWSWATCH: Air France has announced that its 'baby sister' airline, Joon, has taken over the direct route between Cape Town and Paris...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Ilse van den Berg
Three African airports honoured at Airport Service Quality Awards

Photo by paul mocan on Unsplash
Photo by paul mocan on Unsplash
[Ilse van den Berg] 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...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
Africa is vast, ensure aircraft last - Monetary Library

Africa is vast, ensure aircraft last[Boris Dzhingarov] The best way to keep yourself safe in the air is to source components which are trustworthy and vetted before their purchase and installation...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Cari Coetzee
#CommerceMonth: ACSA elements for e-commerce success

#CommerceMonth: ACSA elements for e-commerce success[Cari Coetzee] 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...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Nicci Botha
[#WomenInBiz] The sky's the limit, Q&A with Jane Trembath

[#WomenInBiz] The sky's the limit, Q&A with Jane Trembath[Nicci Botha] It was only in 2007 that South Africa had its first female commander on long-range international flights when Jane Trembath took the helm...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Jacques van Niekerk
SAA reports another loss but raises revenue

SAA reports another loss but raises revenue[Jacques van Niekerk] South Africa's national carrier, SAA, reported a loss of R1.2bn before tax in results for 2012 and 2013, published months late.

Posted 5 years ago | Like
Rob Baker
The role of a state-owned airline

Rob Baker[Rob Baker] 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?

Posted 5 years ago | Like
Thabani Khumalo
Taxis should be trading on integrity and reputation

Thabani Khumalo[Thabani Khumalo] 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.

Posted 7 years ago | Like
Paddy Hartdegen
IATA forecasts tough year for airline operators

Paddy Hartdegen[Paddy Hartdegen] 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.

Posted 7 years ago | Like
Paddy Hartdegen
Quantas strike disrupts 65 flights

Paddy Hartdegen[Paddy Hartdegen] 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.

Posted 7 years ago | Like