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Short-haul flight ban is a good start - now we need to reimagine the modern airport
Short-haul flight ban is a good start - now we need to reimagine the modern airportArticle

Banning short-haul flights should be just the first step on the path to greener transport systems...

Enrica Papa and Luis Delgado 3 May 2021

Transformation imperative in aviation: Mbalula
Transformation imperative in aviation: MbalulaArticle

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

CoCT, CPT International sets off to grow the aviation economy
CoCT, CPT International sets off to grow the aviation economyArticle

"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

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

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

10 Feb 2021

O. R Tambo receives global airport health accreditation
O. R Tambo receives global airport health accreditationArticle

Airports Council International (ACI) has certified O. R Tambo International Airport under its Airport Health Accreditation programme (AHA) for its continued application of health and safety protocols which meet local regulations and global standards.

7 Jan 2021

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Governments to consider aviation workers as essential for vaccinationArticle

"We are not asking for aviation workers to be on top of the list, but we need governments to ensure that transportation workers are considered as essential when vaccine roll-out plans are developed."

17 Dec 2020

The wooden economy and the world's ultimate renewable
The wooden economy and the world's ultimate renewableArticle

As a sustainably farmed resource that stores carbon, wood is increasingly being used not only in the built environment for houses and high-rises but also for its cellulose, lignin and sugars...

2 Dec 2020

World Travel Awards announces 2020 World category winners
World Travel Awards announces 2020 World category winnersArticle

Winners include Maldives, Portugal, Lisbon and The Algarve...

30 Nov 2020

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ACSA wins integrated corporate reporting awardArticle

Airports Company South Africa has been awarded the Integrated Reporting award in the state-owned company category by the Charted Governance Institute of Southern Africa in partnership with the Johannesburg Stock Exchange...

26 Nov 2020

How The Plane Project is improving basic healthcare for thousands of Africans
How The Plane Project is improving basic healthcare for thousands of AfricansArticle

Using aviation as a tool to empower, enrich and enhance the lives of the underprivileged, non-profit organisation, The Plane Project is ensuring continued access to essential healthcare services and basic needs items, against the backdrop of the global Covid-19 pandemic...

9 Nov 2020

World Travel Awards announces Africa 2020 winners
World Travel Awards announces Africa 2020 winnersArticle

World Travel Awards - the global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in travel and tourism - has unveiled its Africa 2020 winners to coincide with its inaugural Africa Winners Day.

9 Nov 2020

Comair reaches two major milestones in its business rescue process
Comair reaches two major milestones in its business rescue processArticle

Comair's business rescue process has navigated past two important milestones this week as the investors secured the required credit approval from various lenders of debt funding, as well as approval from various regulators necessary for their investment in Comair to proceed.

2 Nov 2020

CPT Tourism: Despite a tough year, industry players optimistic tourism can bounce back
CPT Tourism: Despite a tough year, industry players optimistic tourism can bounce backArticle

"When we started our new year, we were feeling optimistic as pre-lockdown arrivals looked to be better than 2019 - we were finally recovering from the drought. Then Covid-19 took us all by surprise..."

28 Oct 2020

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Revitalising South Africa's public transport sectorArticle

If South Africa does not address its declining economy and revive its public transport sector it will not be able to cope with its rising population, or with climate change, says Gautrain Management Authority CEO, William Dachs...

13 Oct 2020

Looming cash crisis threatens global airline industry
Looming cash crisis threatens global airline industryArticle

The slow recovery in air travel will see the airline industry continuing to burn through cash at an average rate of $5 to $6bn per month in 2021.

7 Oct 2020

Comair confirms publication of a business rescue plan
Comair confirms publication of a business rescue planArticle

The turnaround plan is focused on rationalising operating costs and growing ancillary revenue...

3 Sep 2020

Heineken South Africa Women's Month entrepreneur - Sibongile Sambo, founder and MD of SRS Aviation
Heineken South Africa Women's Month entrepreneur - Sibongile Sambo, founder and MD of SRS AviationArticle

Sibongile Sambo is a trailblazing entrepreneur in the aviation industry. She is the founder and managing director of SRS Aviation, which is the first 100% black woman-owned aviation company in South Africa...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 28 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Challenges in the travel sector spark critical conversations
#WomensMonth: Challenges in the travel sector spark critical conversationsArticle

According to the World Travel and Tourism Council, the sector contributed $168bn to African economies last year and given that globally, it is estimated that 50-million travel and tourism jobs are at risk due to Covid-19...

13 Aug 2020

Call for safe reopening of air services in Africa
Call for safe reopening of air services in AfricaArticle

The International Air Transport Association, Airports Council International- Africa and the International Civil Aviation Organization Regional Offices for African States have united to call on governments in Africa to rapidly implement ICAO's global guidelines for restoring air connectivity...

18 Jun 2020

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Covid-19 is threatening hotel development growth in AfricaArticle

"We see a slowdown in pipeline growth in 2020, as we all get to grips with the new reality. With so many of the players locked down, fewer deals will be signed, and it is inevitable that some of the planned openings in 2020 will be delayed..."

17 Jun 2020

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Call for SA government to help safeguard aviation sectorArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) and the Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (Barsa) are calling on the South African government to provide specific financial relief to the aviation sector...

27 May 2020

Flattening the psychological curve - the aviation dilemma
Flattening the psychological curve - the aviation dilemmaArticle

In the face of pressing, unpredictable and severe global problems and challenges, survival requires that we move to a new type of thinking and that of doing things - and doing them differently...

Matita Tshabalala 26 May 2020

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Two SA airports named best in AfricaArticle

The 2020 Skytrax World Airport Awards has named Cape Town International and King Shaka International the best in Africa...

11 May 2020

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Covid detection trials landing at HeathrowArticle

The aim of the trial is to reduce the risk of contracting or transmitting Covid-19 while travelling...

8 May 2020

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AU study: Covid-19 could cost Africa $500bn, damage tourism and aviation sectorsArticle

Up to 20 million jobs in the formal and informal sectors in Africa could be lost because of Covid-19, according to a new study by the African Union...

Kingsley Ighobor 17 Apr 2020

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Impact of Covid-19 on Europe - Brands 100 ReportArticle

Companies likely to lose up to €1tn in brand value as a direct impact of Covid-19 outbreak, effects to be felt well into next year...

30 Mar 2020

Mbalula details transport interventions amid Covid-19
Mbalula details transport interventions amid Covid-19Article

The various transport sectors are expected to embark on campaigns targeted at limiting Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in South Africa, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula...

17 Mar 2020

4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020
4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020Article

All 16 finalists will each receive a trophy, a certificate and £1,000 to expand the scope of their projects...

19 Feb 2020

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Virgin Atlantic returns to Cape TownArticle

Cape Town Air Access has announced the return of Virgin Atlantic back to Cape Town. The direct flight from London Heathrow to Cape Town will commence from October 2020...

13 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Travel forecast for intra-Africa travel in 2020 - Spotlight on Mozambique
#BizTrends2020: Travel forecast for intra-Africa travel in 2020 - Spotlight on MozambiqueArticle

Intra-Africa travel should be a priority for every African. While visas remain a challenge for many travellers and destinations, the good news is that air accessibility is improving - although in many cases those flights are still much too expensive...

Natalie Tenzer Silva 20 Jan 2020

Shaming people for flying won't cut airline emissions. We need a smarter solution
Shaming people for flying won't cut airline emissions. We need a smarter solutionArticle

"Fake news", the chief executive of Lufthansa has called it. But his counterpart at Air France calls it the airline industry's "biggest challenge". So does the president of Emirates: "It's got to be dealt...

Duygu Yengin and Tracey Dodd 15 Jan 2020

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SA's largest airports achieve top spots for punctualityArticle

The annual Punctuality League tables published by OAG has revealed that South Africa's three largest airports have overcome considerable upheaval in the local aviation sector in 2019 to remain in the top tiers of global on-time performance...

8 Jan 2020

Paying it forward
Paying it forwardArticle

Having lived through poverty as a child, chartered accountant (CA[SA]) Makoena Mabusela is passionate about helping others break out of the cycle...

Kulani Chauke, Issued by SAICA 11 Jul 2019

World Travel Awards Africa, Indian Ocean 2019 winners revealed
World Travel Awards Africa, Indian Ocean 2019 winners revealedArticle

The Africa and Indian Ocean winners have been announced for the 2019 World Travel Awards...

3 Jun 2019

#AfricaMonth: Africa's top leisure destinations for business travellers
#AfricaMonth: Africa's top leisure destinations for business travellersArticle

Intra-Africa travel should be a priority for every South African...

Jenna Berndt 21 May 2019

Plastic warms the planet twice as much as aviation - here's how to make it climate-friendly
Plastic warms the planet twice as much as aviation - here's how to make it climate-friendlyArticle

We're all too aware of the consequences of plastics in the oceans and on land. However, beyond the visible pollution of our once pristine habitats, plastics are having a grave impact on the climate too...

Laurie Wright 15 May 2019

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#ATMDubai: IATA forecasts Africa will increase its aviation potential by 2040Article

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) projects that the African continent will become one of the fastest growing aviation regions within the next 20 years, with an average annual expansion rate of almost 5%...

23 Apr 2019

6 aviation claim trends to watch
6 aviation claim trends to watchArticle

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

11 Apr 2019

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How an innovation hub could boost Africa's travel tradeArticle

Deeper collaboration is needed to drive the development and delivery of cutting-edge technology across the continent' travel and tourism industry.

13 Mar 2019

Women in aviation and rail celebrated
Women in aviation and rail celebratedArticle

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

11 Mar 2019

New report: Setting realistic targets for biofuel production in sub-Saharan Africa
New report: Setting realistic targets for biofuel production in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

It's estimated that by 2050, global aviation could account for over 22% of all global carbon dioxide emissions due to rapid growth in air traffic...

25 Jan 2019

SA earns global recognition in space science capabilities
SA earns global recognition in space science capabilitiesArticle

South Africa's international reputation has also been enhanced, with the country now seen as a leading player in the space science sector...

15 Jan 2019

10 hotly anticipated buildings set to be completed in 2019
10 hotly anticipated buildings set to be completed in 2019Article

While leaving behind all the celebrations after 2018, The editors at World Architecture Community took a quick glance at some buildings expected to be completed in the new year...

3 Jan 2019

FlySafair takes top honours at the Civil Aviation Excellence Awards
FlySafair takes top honours at the Civil Aviation Excellence AwardsArticle

FlySafair continues to set the standard of excellence in the local aviation sector...

20 Nov 2018

Airbus launches white paper on aerospace technologies in Africa
Airbus launches white paper on aerospace technologies in AfricaArticle

Airbus released The Great Enabler: Aerospace in Africa, a white paper on the role of aerospace technologies in Africa...

31 Oct 2018

Aviation marks a decade of emissions strategy
Aviation marks a decade of emissions strategyArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) joined air transport businesses and associations to reaffirm its commitment to a sustainable future...

8 Oct 2018

Air transport supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in economic activity
Air transport supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7 trillion in economic activityArticle

The global air transport sector supports 65.5 million jobs and $2.7tn in global economic activity, according to new research released by the Air Transport Action Group...

5 Oct 2018

SA Express will soon be taking to the skies again
SA Express will soon be taking to the skies againArticle

Domestic flights in South Africa should be back to full complement with the reinstatement of SA Express which offers a feeder network to domestic flight destinations...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 7 Aug 2018

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