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Sale of government’s 51% stake in SAA nears conclusion

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Government is making strides in concluding the disposal of 51% of its shares in South African Airways (SAA) to strategic partner Takatso Consortium. In a...

SAA to resume flying Johannesburg-Durban route

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South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it will resume daily flights between Johannesburg and Durban in March. SAA’s Interim Chief Executive Officer, Thomas Kgokolo,...

Looted funds to be recovered ‘by whatever means necessary’ – SAA

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The interim board of South African Airways (SAA) says it will implement all of the recommendations of the State Capture report and subsequently go...

Japanese billionaire Maezawa blasts off into space

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Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa set out to became the first space tourist in more than a decade to travel to the International Space Station...

International Space Station swerves to dodge space junk

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The International Space Station (ISS) had to swerve away from a fragment of a US launch vehicle on Friday, the head of Russia's space...

Jetpacks, flying cars and taxi drones: transport’s future is in the skies

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Paramedics with jetpacks, border police in flying cars and city workers commuting by drone all sound like science fiction - but the concepts are...

SAA cancels Mauritius flights following travel ban

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South African Airways has cancelled all of its flights to and from Mauritius following the imposition of a travel ban on South Africa by...

NASA launches test mission of asteroid-deflecting spacecraft

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A spacecraft that must ultimately crash to succeed was launched late on Tuesday from California on a NASA mission to demonstrate the world's first...

South African Airways, Kenya Airways aim for ‘formidable’ Pan African airline

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South African Airways (SAA) and Kenya Airways have signed a strategic partnership framework which marks a milestone in the two companies’ plans to form...

South African Airways cancels daily Mozambique flights, adjusts other schedules

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The South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it will be removing return daily flights from Maputo, Mozambique, from its schedule at the beginning...

Planemakers grab deals at Dubai Airshow

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Global aerospace firms have secured tentative or firm orders for more than 400 airplanes at the Dubai Airshow, building on signs of a recovery...

South African Airways eyes Lagos route

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South African Airways (SAA) says it expects to expand its route network to include Lagos, Nigeria, from 12 December this year. SAA interim Chief Executive,...

Equity partner is key to Mango taking to the skies

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South African Airways (SAA) says there are no “reasonable prospects” of Mango Airlines succeeding if it takes to the skies again this December. Mango, which...
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NASA, SpaceX launch 4 more astronauts into orbit on flight to space station

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NASA and private rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit late on Wednesday, sending a veteran spacewalker, two younger crewmates chosen for future...

Boeing to compensate victims in Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crash

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Boeing agreed on Wednesday to acknowledge liability for compensatory damages in lawsuits filed by families of the 157 people killed in the 2019 Ethiopian...

SAA, Mango working to find sustainable solutions

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South African Airways (SAA) says it is working Mango Airlines and its business rescue practitioner to resolve the challenges facing the low cost airline. This...

Italian, French airports create company for flying taxi infrastructure

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Airports in the Italian cities of Rome, Venice and Bologna and on the French Riviera have teamed up to create a company to build...

UN plane aborts landing as air strike hits Ethiopia’s Tigray

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An Ethiopian government air strike on the capital of the northern Tigray region on Friday forced a UN flight carrying aid workers to abort...

Israeli startup AIR unveils flying vehicle to be used ‘like cars’

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Israeli startup AIR on Tuesday unveiled its first "easy-to-operate" electric, vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that it aims to sell directly to consumers...
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‘Profound experience’: Star Trek’s Shatner becomes world’s oldest space traveler

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Having made a career out of playing an explorer of the cosmos, William Shatner - Captain James Kirk of "Star Trek" fame - did...

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