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European space agency signs deal for asteroid defence mission

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The European space agency (ESA) signed a deal worth 129 million euros ($154 million) on Tuesday to make a spacecraft for a joint project...

Boeing, FAA slammed on 737 MAX certification

An 18-month investigation by a US House panel blasted Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration over the 737 MAX grounded since March 2019 after...

Airbus warns of lay-offs

Airbus stepped up warnings of compulsory lay-offs as air travel fails to recover as expected from the coronavirus crisis, putting itself on a potential...

SAA needs government funding by end next week

South African Airways (SAA) needs short-term funding from government by the end of next week for the state carrier’s business rescue process to continue,...

Airbus deliveries slip in August

Airbus deliveries slipped in August, slowing recovery from the coronavirus demand meltdown, but the European planemaker remained ahead of its beleaguered US rival Boeing...

Ethiopian Airlines in rescue talks with South African Airways -CEO

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Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told...

Airports Company of SA faces massive losses due to COVID-19

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The Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) is facing net losses of R5 billion between now and 2023 as the coronavirus pandemic slashes its...

Not all gloom for aviation training as MAX, cargo fleets beckon

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Aviation training specialists, which saw simulator sales plummet when the coronavirus pandemic brought air travel to a near halt, are getting some relief from...

Boeing finds flaws in fuselage of some Dreamliners; eight aircraft affected

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Boeing Co said on Friday that some airlines operating its 787 Dreamliners have removed eight jets from service after the planemaker identified two distinct manufacturing...

Nigeria to resume international flights from 5 September – aviation authority

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Nigeria will resume international flights from 5 September, the head of the aviation regulatory body said on Thursday, marking a week-long delay to the...

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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...