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State-owned airlines owe government R850 million

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State-owned airlines South African Airways (SAA), Mango and SA Express owe government entities R854 million, OUTA has revealed, as it warns that government and...
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Bezos offers NASA $2 billion in exchange for moon mission contract

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b Fresh off his trip to space, billionaire businessman Jeff Bezos on Monday offered to cover up to $2 billion in NASA costs if the...

Mango Airlines briefly suspends flights due to outstanding payment

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South African Airways (SAA) subsidiary Mango Airlines temporarily suspended all flights and services on Tuesday until further notice due to outstanding payments to Air...

Boeing jets emissions data highlights industry’s green challenge

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Commercial jets delivered by Boeing last year will account on average for emissions equivalent to 1 million tonnes of carbon dioxide each over their 20-year-plus...
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‘Road to space’: billionaire Bezos has successful suborbital jaunt

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Jeff Bezos, the world's richest person, soared some 66.5 miles (107 km) above the Texas desert aboard his company Blue Origin's New Shepard launch vehicle on...

Private aviation helps KZN out with air bridge

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When roads to KwaZulu-Natal were closed and alternative supply chains had not been re-established, South Africa’s aviation fraternity came together to deliver relief to...

Chinese spacecraft returns to Earth after inaugural flight

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A Chinese spacecraft capable of flying to the edge of the atmosphere took off and returned to Earth on the same day in what...

United Airlines to buy electric aircraft

United Airlines is to buy 100 19 seat ES-19 electric planes from Swedish start-up Heart Aerospace, as the US carrier eyes battery-powered aircraft for...
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Billionaire Branson soars to space aboard Virgin Galactic flight

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British billionaire Richard Branson on Sunday soared more than 50 miles above the New Mexico desert aboard his Virgin Galactic rocket plane and safely...

Putin lifts ban on charter flights to Egypt six years after crash

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President Vladimir Putin scrapped Russia's ban on charter flights to Egypt on Thursday, six years after suspending them for national security seasons in the...

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Additional troop deployment is welcome and shows the need for a strong SANDF

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The announcement on Wednesday 14 July that 25 000 members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will be deployed to help counter...