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Airlink announced suspension of operations due to coronavirus lockdown

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South African-based domestic and regional airline Airline has announced it is suspending all operations after midnight this Thursday, 26 March 2020 in support of...

SAA suspends all flights

South African Airways (SAA) will suspend all domestic flights from Friday, 27 March. “The decision came after government announced a nation-wide lockdown for 21 days...

Drone racing viewing figures flying high

The Drone Racing League (DRL) is taking off in more ways than one as the coronavirus pandemic brings most other sport to a standstill...

Airlines face deeper revenue hit from COVID-19

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has updated its analysis of the revenue impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global air transport industry....

Farnborough airshow cancelled

Farnborough Airshow - the year’s largest aerospace expo and a showcase for billions of dollars in business deals - is the latest major event...

Coronavirus hurting airplane manufacturers and suppliers

The pandemic is taking its toll on aerospace manufacturing, with Boeing saying it would halt production of most widebody jets and Airbus starting partial...

Nigerian Air Force refurbishes another Alpha Jet

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has returned another Alpha Jet to service after maintenance and an avionics upgrade. The NAF said the reactivated Alpha Jet...

Another Ivorian Mi-24 crashes

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An Mi-24 attack helicopter from the Ivory Coast’s Air Force has crashed – the second in four months. The Mi-24D came down on 18 March...

Emirates slashes flights, cuts wages

Emirates, one of the world’s largest long-haul airlines, will stop nearly all passenger flights  and cut staff wages by up to 50%  because of...

More SAA flights cancelled

South African Airways (SAA) will suspend intercontinental and African regional flights until the end of May because of the coronavirus, as administrators trying to...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...