Home Aerospace Civil Aviation

Civil Aviation

Two South Africans killed in Sling 4 crash supporting Cape to Cairo flight

-
A Sling light aircraft crashed in western Tanzania on Saturday, killing two South Africans supporting the U-Dream Foundation’s Cape to Cairo flight. The four-seater...

Mitiga Airport brought to standstill by missiles

Missiles hit Tripoli’s only functioning airport – Mitiga - which remained closed to air traffic, causing chaos and fear among passengers, witnesses said. Authorities announced...

British Airways resumes Cairo flights

British Airways, part of International Airlines Group, resumed flights to Cairo following a week-long suspension over security concerns, the airline said. “Following a thorough assessment...

New aircraft for Tanzania

Tanzania’s government will buy two new Airbus jets and an aircraft from De Havilland Canada as part of a fleet expansion plan for the...

Air France, Emirates maintain Cairo flights after British Air suspension

Air France, Emirates and Etihad Airways continue to operate flights to Cairo after British Airways and Lufthansa suspended services to Egypt’s capital. International Airlines Group’s...

Mitiga operational after air strike

Airspace re-opened at the Libyan capital’s only functioning airport, Mitiga, after it was halted following an air strike, according to a post on the...

South African designed Pegasus vertical takeoff jet demonstrator planned for 2020

-
South Africa’s Pegasus Universal Aerospace is developing a vertical takeoff and landing jet and has started work building a full-scale demonstrator to display in...

Air transport a major contributor to SA economy but more could be done

-
The air transport sector supports 472 000 jobs in South Africa and contributes $9.4 billion to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but more could...

New Egyptian airport opens in a trial basis

Egypt opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country’s new capital. Capital International Airport...

South African aviation activity declines in first quarter of 2019

-
Aviation activity dropped in the first quarter of 2019 after strong growth in the last quarter of 2018, according to the latest Aviation Activity...

COMPANY NEWS

Check before you speak, Minister!

-
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...