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New airline may rise from ashes

Unions and business rescue practitioners have until Friday afternoon to agree on a settlement and start the process of shutting the airline down

Crazy Rich Nigerians enjoy a ‘plane’ pizza

A Nigerian minister has courted ridicule after saying citizens are having pizzas delivered from London with the help of British Airways

​British Airways launches direct flights between Durban and London

The direct flight will boost trade and increase tourism in KwaZulu-Natal

Airlines lodge EU complaint over French strikes

Repeated strikes by France's controllers are having a devastating impact on schedules and denying passengers their legal right to free movement

​Direct flights from London to Durban will boost tourism industry

'It is one of the major announcements of the year'

Don’t let aviophobia ground you

Roughly one in four people is afraid of flying, but there is a cure: attend a British Airways Flying with Confidence course.

IATA appeals for airlines to halt isolation of Ebola-hit nations

The International Air Transport Association claims bans of flights out of countries suffering the spread of the disease are unnecessary.

Fashion and food at 30 000 feet

British Airways launched its new A380 Airbus in style with champagne, fashion from Harrods and food catered by the Saxon.

Four injured after BA plane hits OR Tambo building

Four airport staff members have been injured after a British Airways plane hit a building at OR Tambo International Airport just before taking off.

EU fines 11 airlines €800m for air-cargo cartel

Europe's competition watchdog hit 11 airlines with nearly €800-million in fines on Tuesday for running a global cargo cartel.

Branson fumes at ash cloud travel restrictions

An Angry Richard Branson has branded Britain's airport closure a joke as volcanic ash cloud continues to cause travel chaos in Europe.

BA, Iberia sign merger deal to create global giant

BA and Spanish flag carrier Iberia on Thursday announced a merger deal to create one of the world's biggest airlines.

BA wins court battle to stop Christmas strikes

British Airways won a high court battle on Thursday to prevent cabin crew staging a 12-day walkout.

Court set to rule on BA Christmas strike

A London court was set to decide on Thursday whether to grant an injunction blocking a strike by British Aiways cabin crew.

BA cabin crew to strike over Christmas, New Year

BA cabin crew have voted in favour of strike action in protest over pay and are set to walk out over the busy Christmas and New Year holiday season.

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

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Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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