OR Tambo International Airport

 
Still breathless in Bonaero Park, where airplanes are making residents sick
Still breathless in Bonaero Park, where airplanes are making residents sick
It’s an obvious problem, if you know where to look. “You need to go to Bonaero Park. Everyone has respiratory problems. The kids …...
Airports go to the dogs to save lives
Airports go to the dogs to save lives
It’s not a dog’s life for Griffon and Scott in the traditional sense, but it’s the best job in the world for a working animal, and their...
Heists: When cops become the robbers
Heists: When cops become the robbers
In 2008, a curious robbery took place at OR Tambo International Airport. The theft of R8-million in local and foreign currency was made even more...
Gupta wedding: What is the plane truth?
Gupta wedding: What is the plane truth?
There has been a storm of allegations, denials and rebuttals since the civilian Airbus laden with guests headed for the Gupta wedding touched down...
Metro cops evicted from OR Tambo after failing to pay rent
Metro cops evicted from OR Tambo after failing to pay rent
The Saturday Star reported that the metro police found themselves locked out on Friday after their rent had not paid for over a year....
Contaminated fuel hits OR Tambo airport
Contaminated fuel hits OR Tambo airport
A consortium supplying fuel to the hub detected the contamination late Thursday, reducing stock levels from four to one day's supply. A delivery...
NGO to take Acsa to court for 'censoring' advert featuring Zuma
NGO to take Acsa to court for 'censoring' advert featuring Zuma
"Ripping down these ads smacks of censorship and silences the voices of 700 000 people who care deeply about saving South Africa's...
OR Tambo heist case still in limbo
OR Tambo heist case still in limbo
The court case over the brazen 2006 OR Tambo International Airport heist has been delayed again after more than 50 remands to date. On Tuesday,...
Arrest of wildlife butchers boosts anti-trafficking efforts
Arrest of wildlife butchers boosts anti-trafficking efforts
Wildlife agencies clamped down this week on the R100-billion black ­market in animals and by-products that is pushing species around the globe to...
Ravalomanana's Malagasy return up in the air
Ravalomanana's Malagasy return up in the air
"This is Madagascar," said Marc Ravalomanana, wistfully, pointing out the window of the flight intended to take the deposed president of Madagascar...
Headscarves raise hackles
Headscarves raise hackles
A Muslim woman has lodged a complaint with the department of home affairs after officials at the passport control section of OR Tambo International...
Welcome to the age of the aerotropolis
Welcome to the age of the aerotropolis
On a Saturday afternoon this past spring, a local editor of the Oxford English Dictionary told a grey-haired audience at a Cape Town literary...

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