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SA Could Rename More Airports

Transport minister Fikile Mbalula said the government was considering the renaming. The airports affected are Cape Town International Airport, East London Airport, Port Elizabeth International Airport and Kimberley Airport. The renaming was in response to a parliamentary question posed by EFF MP Nontando Nolutshungu this week. Mbalula said this was

Boeing’s Woes Continue


Prof Philippe Salazar:

Heavily Oversubscribed University of Cape Town’s Distinguished Professor Philippe Salazar’s Master’s and PhD Aviation Law courses advertised in SA Flyer in August 2020 have been heavily oversubscribed. Prof Salazar writes, “We have received many applications from airline pilots to lawyers and the industry, and from quite a variety of countries.

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Alsim: The training solution


ROOIVALK Celebrates Thirtieth Anniversary

The Denel Rooivalk AH-2 is an attack helicopter manufactured by Denel Aviation of South Africa.  Rooivalk is Afrikaans for “Red Falcon”.  Development of the type began in 1984 by the Atlas Aircraft Corporation (a predecessor of Denel Aviation). The first Rooivalk was officially handed over in April 2011, and are flown by 16 Squadron, AFB Bloemspruit (Bloemfontein). Development The South African Defence Force recognised

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British Airways Tentatively Schedules Flights to South Africa

A380’s could soon be back in South African skies by end of October British Airways has begun tentatively scheduling in at least some of its A380s for service over the winter season. Routing information suggests at least six A380s could be in operation from October

Event organisers still to confirm #AAD2020

SAfm Sunrise, 15 Apr National Transport Movement respond to comments by Tito Mboweni

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Snapshot: How much pain is the airline industry suffering under Covid-19?

The grounding of almost all the world’s airline fleets under the Covid-19 pandemic has left airlines with very little if any revenue to cover its massive fixed costs. This has caused huge damage that in many cases will be irreparable to airlines. Here is just a sample: Airbus has 60

Face to Face: Elmar Conradie

Elmar Conradie is the CEO of FlySafair. As South Africa enters its ninth week of lockdown, he shares his views on the prospects for his airline and how they are responding to the Covid-19 crisis. GL: Will FlySafair be able to survive if government does not assist you? EC: If