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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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  • ANALYSIS: African carriers battle to fulfil potential

    News | 24 Jul 2014 08:14

    ​For many of Africa’s carriers 2013 represented some financial progress, but the pressures remain clear. Collective profits for those African carriers among the top 150 airlines to have reported 2013 figures, shows a return to small profit at both a net and operating level after losses in 2012.
  • INTERVIEW: Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam

    News | 17 Jul 2014 08:20 | Oliver Clark

    It’s difficult to believe a man as busy as Ethiopian Airlines' Tewolde Gebremariam when he says he sleeps as soundly as a baby each night – but not all is as it seems.
  • Passengers hospitalised after SAA A340 hits turbulence

    News | 17 Jul 2014 06:40

    ​Two passengers remain hospitalised after severe turbulence injured 20 on board a South African Airways service to Hong Kong.
  • FARNBOROUGH: Competitive threats pushed Air Mauritius toward A350

    News | 16 Jul 2014 11:59 | Mavis Toh

    Air Mauritius expects Airbus A350-900s to help it stay on top of the competition in the long-haul market, and is also reviewing its short-haul fleet needs.
  • First-half revenue up 28% at Etihad

    News | 08 Jul 2014 11:07 | Niall O'Keeffe

    Etihad Airways boosted revenue 28% in the year's first half, to $3.2 billion, as passenger numbers rose 22% to 6.7 million.
  • Fastjet names new financial chief

    News | 01 Jul 2014 07:02 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Fastjet has recruited Fiji Airways' chief financial officer, Nick Caine, to take over the same role at the African budget carrier.