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SAA 2.0 hopes to start lean and grow from next year

Draft agreement document spells out that R1.5-billion will be needed to fund severance packages for 2 400 of the airline’s employees

SKA could add time to flight path

The aviation sector is worried that rules about the radio spectrum in the skies above the project could affect the Jo’burg to Cape Town route

Ethiopian Airlines ‘has flown’ black boxes of crashed Boeing to Paris

Ethiopian Airlines said Thursday that the black box flight recorders from the Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed have been flown to Paris for analysis.

US bans laptops, tablets on flights from Turkey and Arab world

Senior US officials told reporters that nine airlines from eight countries had been told to ban any device bigger than a cellphone or smartphone

The aviation authority says a drone licence isn’t onerous. What about hidden charges?

A flight training course costs up to R28 500 while setting up a commercial operation can amount to R80 000.

Think African jets are flying coffins? These numbers will prove you wrong

Carriers in the region have generally taken home a poor safety report card. Don't write them off yet: there is real hope for the $70-billion industry.

Chinese cadets take to sunny skies and braais

Aviation is booming in China, but there aren't many places to train. So, hello Oudtshoorn.

Reach for the sky: How aviation can help Africa soar

Liberalised air transport regulations on the continent would lead to lower prices, more jobs and stronger economic growth, a study has found.

Tech agency ‘crashed’ aviation firm

Adept Airmotive says it is being stripped for parts by the same state agency that left it high and dry.

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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