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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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AerCap-to-part-out-A340-600s-403872/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-targets-Beijing-route-for-cancellation-403745/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/South-African-Airways-readies-new-widebody-RFP-403743/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Kenya-Airways-to-send-team-to-monitor-Ebola-hit-regions-402735/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/South-Africa-still-looking-at-single-board-for-three-carriers-402534/
  • 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.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-to-use-tobacco-as-biofuel-source-402418/