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New SAAF book tells it like it was

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An important addition to South African military aviation literature will, aptly, be launched at the South African Air Force (SAAF) Museum Flying...

Global air crashes at all time low

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The accident rate for Western-built jets is the lowest in aviation history, surpassing the previous mark set in 2010, says the International...

US FAA announces alternative energy investments for cleaner jet fuel

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The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is awarding US$7.7 million in contracts to eight companies to help advance alternative, environmentally-friendly, sustainable sources...

Aviation industry transformation too slow: Transport DG

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Transformation in the aviation industry has been too slow, transport director-general George Mahlalela says. "In our varied endeavours to grow the industry...

Aviation industry contributes 2% to South Africa’s GDP – IATA

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The aviation industry contributes more than 2% to South Africa's Gross Domestic Product and creates around 300 000 jobs, the International Air...

Aviation industry contributes 2% to South Africa’s GDP – IATA

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The aviation industry contributes more than 2% to South Africa's Gross Domestic Product and creates around 300 000 jobs, the International Air...

Boeing sees growing airliner demand in Africa

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Boeing is predicting steady growth for air carriers in Africa and forecasts the need for 800 new aircraft between now and 2030,...

US$8 billion worth of military helicopters sold in 2010

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Last year militaries and governments around the world ordered 673 helicopters worth US$8.1 billion and will receive another 3 700 between now...

Africa needs aviators

African aviation authorities have admitted to a serious shortage of qualified personnel amid projections that the world would need over a million...

Aviation bearing the brunt of carbon taxes

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The aviation sector is facing difficult times ahead as certain countries, including South Africa, push to implement carbon taxes on aircraft. From...

More SA Airlink Jetstreams may fly soon: CAA

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The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) says more of the 14 SA Airlink-operated BAE Systems Jetstream 4100 turboprop regional airliners grounded...

ACSA not yet considering full-body scanners

South Africans travelling through local airports are not likely to be subjected to "virtual strip searches" using full-body scanners any time soon,...

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