July 21, 2017

South African Airways (SAA) is now in a terminal spiral dive, exemplifying all that is wrong with the African approach to airline ownership and operations.

In Africa, there is a prevalent notion that airlines have a dual mandate: to perform not just a key transportation...

July 21, 2017

The Paris Air Show 2017 was a tremendous success for the big aircraft manufacturers, with a few African airlines also entering the limelight.

The check-in process this year was chaotic and it was extremely hot, but that did little to detract from the event.

The big OEMs...

July 21, 2017

The economic value of aviation reaches far beyond the aviation industry. In June this year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released new data showing that the air transport sector in South Africa provides immense value to the people and economy of th...

July 21, 2017

The Paris Airshow is known for the big sales and delivery announcements made each year by the big OEMs. Also at the show Boeing and Airbus released their latest 20-year forecasts, with Boeing being the more optimistic of the two.

According to Airbus’s latest forecast, t...

July 21, 2017

Following a request from a potential buyer at the Paris Air Show, the only operational Falcon 8X demonstrator made a flying visit to South Africa.

The brand New 8X stopped briefly at Dassault Falcon’s South African Sales partner NAC’s Lanseria base where it was much adm...

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