British Airways

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.
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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.

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WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

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Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world