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SAA cautions on US liquid restrictions

South African Airways (SAA) has advised its customers of additional restrictions for passengers on the carriage of liquids when travelling to the United States...

2 days ago

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

Ethiopian Airlines plane had "flight control problems," says airline CEO

The pilots of the doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight told air traffic control they were having "flight control problems" before the crash, airline CEO Tewolde GebreMariam told CNN's Richard Quest.

13 Mar 2019

Ethiopian Airlines: 737- Max 8 data, voice recorder recovered

Ethiopian Airlines announces that the Digital Flight Data Recorder and Cockpit Voice Recorder of ET302 have been recovered...

11 Mar 2019

Lufthansa expands its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio in Frankfurt, Munich

Lufthansa Group will be expanding its tourist-oriented long-haul portfolio at its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich with Eurowings. For Frankfurt Airport, this means that Eurowings will be taking off from the metropolis on the main river...

8 Mar 2019

Air Seychelles announces new daily flight to Joburg

Effective 3 June 2019, Air Seychelles will add a Monday flight to its weekly South Africa timetable...

7 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

Flying is still safest form of travel - particularly in Africa

Fear of flying is more common than a fear of driving, yet while car accidents cause over a million deaths per year, plane crashes are extremely rare...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 4 Mar 2019

The African aviation industry is still growing

The overall state of air travel and aircraft finance on the continent remain positive, with many carriers managing to weather the political and economic storms of the past few years...

By James Geldenhuys 4 Mar 2019

Air Botswana to resume Cape Town-Gaborone flights

Cape Town Air Access (CTAA) has welcomed the announcement by Air Botswana's resumption of flights between Gaborone and Cape Town, effective 1 March 2019...

28 Feb 2019

Emirates new missed-approach strategy improves cargo capacity to Kabul International

In addition to increased facilitation of trade to and from Afghanistan, the procedure has also resulted in more streamlined cargo operations to Kabul, increased customer satisfaction, and enhanced fuel efficiency...

28 Feb 2019

IATA releases 2018 Airline Safety Performance

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2018 safety performance of the commercial airline industry...

25 Feb 2019

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