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Some more facts and myths on flying

There’s something enigmatic about planes and flying. From the engineering feat of modern flight, to the day-to-day workings of how airlines run – there’s...
Competition Commission

Airlink to appeal CC decision to block Safair merger

Following an announcement by the Competition Commission of South Africa to block a merger between Safair and Airlink, Airlink has since issued a statement...

CemAir AMO suspension lifted

CemAir has confirmed that The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has lifted, with immediate effect, the suspension of CemAir’s Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO)...
safety and security

SANParks outlines way forward in dealing with safety and security in TMNP

South African National Parks (SANParks) held a media briefing 23 February to outline the way forward in dealing with the safety and security challenges...

Ethiopian Becomes Africa’s first A350 Full-Flight Simulator Operator

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has achieved yet another milestone, becoming the first A350 XWB Simulator Operator in Africa and among the few...
Safair merger

Airlink, Safair merger prohibited by Competition Commission

The Commission has prohibited the proposed merger between SA Airlink (Pty) Ltd and Safair Operations (Pty) Ltd, as the transaction is likely to result...

Seychelles announces new marine refuge the size of Britain

Seychelles has created two vast new marine protected areas in the Indian Ocean after a groundbreaking finance deal brokered by the Nature Conservancy and...

FNB Mozambique and NAS inaugurates new exclusive lounge at Maputo International Airport

First National Bank Mozambique (FNB) and National Aviation Services (NAS) recently inaugurated an exclusive, contemporary lounge at the International terminal of the Maputo International...

SAA financials delayed – again

South Africa's finance minister, Malusi Gigaba, has asked parliament for approval for a further delay in submitting the 2017-'18 financial statements of state-owned, South...
Fast Company

African Parks named one of the 10 most innovative companies in Africa

Business media brand, Fast Company has announced its annual ranking of the world’s Most Innovative Companies (MIC) for 2018, honouring leading enterprises and rising...