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Boeing slashes jet output, eyes factory shake-up as COVID-19 hammers sales

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Boeing Co slashed production of its biggest twin-engined jets, delayed its new 777X by up to a year and began sunsetting the iconic 747 as...

COVID-19 brings uncertainty to SA airlines’ future

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COVID-19 shut down almost all industries in South Africa when the country was under the level five lockdown. Now, under level three lockdown, approaching...

Drones assisting healthcare take to African skies

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Reaching remote locations for a blood sample or delivering a vaccine in the centre of a vast lake, thick jungle or a rural village...

South African Airways rescue plan ready bar the funding, say administrators

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A rescue plan for South African Airways (SAA) is ready and can be implemented once funding for the restructuring is found, the state-owned airline’s...

Global airlines less hopeful on COVID-19 recovery

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Global airlines cut their coronavirus recovery forecast on Tuesday, saying it would take until 2024 - a year longer than previously expected - for...

ATAC Mirage F1s ready to start US Air Force adversary training

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The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) will soon start flying its fleet of Mirage F1 fighters, refurbished with assistance from Paramount Group company Paramount...

Lake Kivu Challenge highlights Africa’s need for drones

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The use of drones is on the rise in Africa, from delivering blood in Ghana to monitoring property in South Africa. Drones, or unmanned...

Crashed C-130BZ in DR Congo coming back to SA

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The 28 Squadron C-130BZ Hercules (tail number 403) involved in a runway excursion in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in January will be...

COVID floors aero suppliers after years of planemaker blows

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Before the 737 MAX and COVID-19 crises rocked aviation, Boeing offered a major 737 supplier, Teledyne Controls, a take-it-or-leave-it deal. If the Teledyne Technologies unit also...

Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane catches fire at Shanghai airport, no casualties

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An Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 777 cargo plane caught fire while loading cargo at Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Wednesday, the airline said, adding that...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...