South Africa

Atlas Cheetah, South Africa’s forgotten fighter jet

When Africa designs fighter jets, it does it in style. But what happened to the Atlas Cheetah?...


Customer demand sparks return of SAA’s JNB-DUR route

SAA set to relaunch operations on its Johannesburg to Durban route, following increased inquiries from the airline’s customers and partners....


Comair partners with Google Cloud to transform its travel experience

 SA-based travel group Comair partners with Google Cloud in an initiative to modernize its IT infrastructure....


South African Airlink Jetstream 41 suffers fuselage damage after birdstrike

A South African Airlink Jetstream 41 suffers damage to its fuselage after a birdstrike broke its propellers blades.  ...


US to lift travel restrictions on eight South African countries

Upon the recommendation of the CDC, the Biden government will lift travel restrictions imposed on eight countries in Southern Africa.  ...


Business rescue plan approved for SAA low-cost unit Mango

A business rescue plan has been approved for South African Airways low-cost unit Mango Airlines...


UK adds six African countries to red list over new COVID-19 variant

The UK adds six African countries to its red list: South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe, Namibia due to the new COVID-19 variant B.1.1.529    ...


SAA back in the air from September 2021

South African flag carrier SAA will restart passenger operations on September 23, after a lengthy restructuring process...


SAA prepares to resume operations, gets operating license

South African Airways (SAA) received an operating license as it prepares to resume operations after nearly a year of grounding....


South African airlines brace, as pandemic surge forces lockdown

South African airlines brace for a halt in flights amidst an alert level 4 lockdown in South Africa. Comair and Lift will cease flights from July 5, 2021....