Home Aerospace Civil Aviation

Civil Aviation

video

‘Something we’ve never seen’ – Mars rover beams back selfie from moment before landing

-
NASA scientists on Friday presented striking early images from the picture-perfect landing of the Mars rover Perseverance, including a selfie of the six-wheeled vehicle...

Airbus CEO urges trade war ceasefire, easing of COVID travel bans

-
The head of European planemaker Airbus called on Saturday for a “ceasefire” in a transatlantic trade war over aircraft subsidies, saying tit-for-tat tariffs on...
video

NASA’s astrobiology rover Perseverance makes historic Mars landing

-
NASA’s Mars rover Perseverance, the most advanced astrobiology lab ever sent to another world, streaked through the Martian atmosphere on Thursday and landed safely...

Air Cote d’Ivoire receives its first Airbus A320neo

-
Air Cote d’Ivoire, Ivory Coast’s flagship carrier based in Abidjan, has taken delivery of its first A320neo, becoming the first operator of the type...
video

Cautious Airbus forecast disappoints after 2020 loss

-
European planemaker Airbus axed its dividend for a second year and predicted flat deliveries this year as it braces for more coronavirus uncertainty after...

Government grants South African Airways $346 million to make severance payments

-
South African Airways (SAA) has received a further 5 billion randS from the Department of Public Enterprises to help make severance payments to laid-off...

Bombardier to lay off 1 600, halt Learjet production

-
Bombardier Inc said on Thursday it would halt Learjet aircraft production and slash about 1 600 jobs this year as it becomes a pure-play...

Uncrewed Chinese spacecraft successfully enters Mars orbit

-
An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft on Wednesday successfully entered orbit around Mars after a 6-1/2-month journey from Earth, China’s space agency said, in the country’s...

UAE’s Hope Probe enters Mars orbit in first Arab mission

-
The United Arab Emirates’ first mission to Mars reached the red planet and successfully inserted itself into its orbit on Tuesday following a seven-month...
video

An unleashed Jeff Bezos will seek to shift space venture Blue Origin into hyperdrive

-
Freed from his daily obligations at Amazon.com, Jeff Bezos is expected to turn up the heat on his space venture, Blue Origin, as it...

COMPANY NEWS

Are SANDF communicators losing the plot?

-
Apart from somewhat poor communication with its various external audiences, there also appears to be a lack of communication internally at the SA National...
;