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  • PICTURES: Star Alliance hails ‘smooth start’ at Heathrow’s T2

    More than 4,000 passengers used London Heathrow’s Terminal 2 in its first eight hours of operation, says Star Alliance.

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  • IN FOCUS: African skies: South Africa's aerospace and aviation industry looks to opportunities in the continent

    During apartheid, South Africa's aerospace and defence industry provided the equipment the regime needed to defend its...

  • Premature clearances behind serious Johannesburg incursion

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  • AerCap to part out A340-600s

    News | 18 Sep 2014 15:19 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Amsterdam-based lessor AerCap is set to part out three Airbus A340-600s previously operated by Hainan Airlines, sources indicate.
  • SAA targets Beijing route for cancellation

    News | 16 Sep 2014 14:49 | Stephen Trimble

    South African Airways chief executive Monwabisi Kalawe still wants government approval to cancel loss-making Johannesburg-Beijing flights despite recent moves to upgrade services on the route.
  • South African Airways readies new widebody RFP

    News | 16 Sep 2014 14:26 | Stephen Trimble

    South African Airways is developing a new request for proposals to acquire up to 25 Airbus or Boeing widebodies with deliveries spread over a long period beginning as early as 2017, chief executive Monwabisi Kalawe tells Flightglobal.
  • Kenya Airways to send team to monitor Ebola-hit regions

    News | 15 Aug 2014 10:56 | Oliver Clark

    Kenya Airways is sending a “rapid situation assessment team” to Sierra Leone and Liberia, in co-operation with Kenyan health inspectors, in order to monitor the procedures put in place by airport authorities to contain the spread of Ebola.
  • South Africa still looking at single board for three carriers

    News | 08 Aug 2014 15:08 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​South Africa’s government is still exploring a possible unification of South African Airways and two other operators as part of an effort to slash costs.
  • SAA to use tobacco as biofuel source

    News | 06 Aug 2014 10:44 | Michael Gubisch

    South African Airways is co-operating with Dutch biofuel specialist SkyNRG to produce kerosene from a hybrid tobacco plant.