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Kenya commissions MD 530F helicopters

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The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) have commissioned into service the six new MD 530F helicopters recently delivered from the United States. Chief of the Defence...

Mitiga Airport closed – again

The only functioning airport in Libya’s capital Tripoli closed on Wednesday after rockets were fired at it, the airport said in a statement. An...

ANC wants SAA saved

Heavily-indebted South African Airways (SAA) should be retained as a national airline but needs substantial restructuring, a top official in the governing African National...

Air Force Prestige Day marks the start of SAAF 100

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The first event to mark the centenary of the SA Air Force (SAAF), or its 25th anniversary taking democratic South Africa as a starting...

SAA cancels flights

South African Airways (SAA) cancelled more than 20 domestic flights between its Johannesburg hub and Cape Town and Durban this week and 10 international...

US Air Forces Africa helps develop Malawian Air Force

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Airmen from US Air Forces Africa conducted force development training with the Malawian Air Force earlier this year, from 13 to 17 January. “This is...

Ivory Coast clears homes around airport after stowaway death

Authorities in Ivory Coast evicted thousands of people living near the country’s main airport in response to the death of a 14-year-old boy in...

Nigerian Air Force receives second batch of AW109 helicopters

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is about to take into service two more AW109 Power helicopters after they were delivered by air from Italy...

Drones providing valuable skills to SA children

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Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are being used by athletes and coaches to improve performance and by the media to enhance...

SAA funding talks

South Africa’s Public Enterprises Ministry was talking with Treasury to raise funds to rescue South African Airways (SAA), following a meeting with business rescue...

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Check before you speak, Minister!

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South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...