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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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  • VIDEO: Oneworld sees Qatar Airways boosting access to Africa


    The Oneworld alliance expects its latest recruit, Qatar Airways, to help it boost its presence in the expanding African...


  • 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


    Early clearances mixed with complacency from tower controllers at Johannesburg helped create the circumstances that...


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  • RAM dismisses claims of Star membership

    News | 23 Jan 2015 12:55 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Royal Air Maroc has not reached a decision on joining one of the major airline groups, and is rejecting claims of a pending agreement with Star Alliance.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAM-dismisses-claims-of-Star-membership-408251/
  • Government approves key guarantee for ailing SAA

    News | 23 Jan 2015 08:00

    ​South African Airways will be able to finalise its financials results and carry out its AGM on 30 January after the country's finance ministry conditionally approved an additional guarantee of R6.48 billion ($565 million).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Government-approves-key-guarantee-for-ailing-SAA-408240/
  • SAA claims progress in 90-day turnaround plan

    News | 16 Jan 2015 12:43 | Martin Rivers

    South African Airways has issued an update on its 90-day action plan for stemming financial losses, insisting the initiative is making headway.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-claims-progress-in-90-day-turnaround-plan-408002/
  • ANALYSIS: African airlines hope for speedy recovery

    News | 16 Dec 2014 14:44 | Graham Dunn

    For Africa's airline industry, 2014 has been another year of muted progress, as geopolitical, social, and local factors continue to block the path to consistent profitability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-African-airlines-hope-for-speedy-recovery-407117/
  • SAA board fails to resolve suspended chief executive saga

    News | 15 Dec 2014 16:37 | Kerry Reals

    Boardroom unrest continues at South African Airways after a meeting on 12 December failed to resolve the stand-off that led to the suspension of chief executive Monwabisi Kalawe.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-board-fails-to-resolve-suspended-chief-executive-saga-407113/
  • Struggling SAA forges closer ties with Etihad

    News | 15 Dec 2014 14:38 | Kerry Reals

    South African Airways is to launch a daily flight between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi, as part of an extended codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Struggling-SAA-forges-closer-ties-with-Etihad-407108/