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Airlines climbing out of recession: IATA

Airlines, including those in Africa, are climbing out of recession with further strong increases for passenger travel and freight in February, industry...

Optimism takes wing in airline industry

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has halved its forecast loss for the global airline industry to US$2.8 billion due to a...

African airline fortunes pickup

Passenger demand in Africa grew 6.3% in January this year aided by an economic recovery. But demand is still about 2% down...

Airlines won’t gouge passengers during World Cup: Motlanthe (updated)

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has sought to assure visitors that they will not be ripped off by airline companies during the World...

Africa again bucks air safety trend

Africa's skies remain the least safe in the world, the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) latest global safety review finds. The review...

Comair reports marginal increase in diluted headline earnings

Regional airline Comair has reported a marginal increase in diluted headline earnings per share from 7.9 cents to 8.1 cents for the...

Air cargo jumps in Dec but aviation outlook tough: IATA

Air freight traffic jumped by almost a quarter in December in a positive end to the aviation industry's worst year, showing economic...

IATA, US, EU talk airline security

Governments rather than airlines should pay for measures to step up security in the wake of last month's failed attempt to blow...

Intrusive anti-terrorism measures hurt privacy: UN

Countries are using ever more pervasive surveillance methods that erode the fundamental right to privacy and go beyond steps required in the...

Airlink to step up cockpit emergency training

Former South African Airways (SAA) Chief Training Captain and aerobatics veteran Scully Levin says South African Airlink pilots would benefit from enhanced...


Mapisa-Nqakula continues to use “security” to evade Parliamentary questions

The free flow of information on border protection successes from military provincial tactical headquarters continues unabated in contrast with answers to Parliamentary questions where...