Category archives for: Aviation

Timely food aid for starving South Sudanese

Panalpina

from HASSAN ONYANGO in Kampala, Uganda KAMPALA, (CAJ News) – MILLIONS of children in civil war-torn South Sudan have received a major boost after a global logistics firm airlifted relief material for distribution among refugees. The consignment, which has been delivered through Uganda for safety reasons, is the sixth relief flight to Africa by Panalpina. […]

British Airways excited at Africa investment prospects

British Airways

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BRITISH Airways (BA) believes its £4,5 billion (US$5,7 billion or R78,7 billion) investment plan is delivering dividends for its African customers. The airline has increased routes and capacity on the continent while introducing new on board products and services. Most recently, it started three flights a week from […]

Lavishness dents Laurenco’s drive to rid Angola of luxury

Angola President João Lourenço

from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – AHEAD of his just-concluded trip to former colonial master Portugal, Angola President, Joao Laurenco, vehemently shot down assertions that he was wealthy. Since assuming leadership of the oil-rich Southern African country in 2017, he has portrayed himself as an opponent of opulence, backed by a […]

King Shaka prepares for first Durban-London direct flights

British Airways will officially touch down King Shaka Airport in Durban, KwaZulu Natal on 29th October

by NJABULO MKHIZE / SAVIOUS KWINIKA DURBAN, (CAJ News) – BRITISH Airways (BA) will later this month introduce direct flights between Durban and London in a move set to boost travel and tourism in the coastal South African city. Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) confirmed the British airliner would be operating from the King […]

Fakir storm grounds SAA flights to Mauritius

SAA Spokesperson, Tlali Tlali

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African Airways (SAA) has cancelled flights to and from Mauritius due to the severe tropical storm, Fakir. Four flights scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday have been affected. SAA would nonetheless operate a bigger aircraft, the A340-600, on the route on Wednesday to ensure customers reach their destinations. Tlali Tlali SAA spokesperson, apologised for […]

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