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Opinion: SAAF could fund airlift through private financing

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The Chief of the South Africa Air Force (SAAF) is now on record as stating additional transport aircraft are high on the SAAF’s priority...

Feature: Solving an airlift shortage

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When it comes to building military capacity in Africa, adding aircraft tends to take a back seat because of the expense involved to acquire...

SAAF probably looking at C-130 or KC-390 for medium airlift

While not cast in stone, it appears the airborne arm of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) has its eyes on two...

SAAF should consider selling Gripens and buying transports

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) has 26 Gripens in its inventory but 12 are in "rotational" storage and only 18 Gripen...

EU airlift to Ebola affected West Africa underway

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The first of three Boeing 747 cargo aircraft, arranged by European Union (EU) funding, will today take off from Amsterdam carrying 100...

Germany, France to start joint airlift to Ebola-affected countries

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Germany and France agreed on Friday to launch a joint airlift to send aid supplies to western African states hit by Ebola,...

U.S. begins air lifting Burundian troops to Central African Republic

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The United States began air lifting Burundian troops to Central African Republic on Thursday, part of efforts to help African and French...