Category archives for: Aviation

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 […]

Spanish airliner honours Joburg with latest fleet


by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – IBERIA, the Spanish carrier, has named its new state-of-the-art fleet in honour of Johannesburg, the South African city. Advancing its fleet replacement process, the airline has taken delivery of the aircraft “Johannesburgo”, which completes the order of 12 A330-200 units and will operate the airline’s flights to destinations […]

Bad weather halts SAA flights to New York

South African Airways

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African Airways has cancelled flights to New York, United States because of adverse weather conditions. Flights scheduled for the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Thursday were halted. “We have decided to cancels flights between the two destinations after we received notification that the effects of the […]

Buoyant Ethiopian Airlines outline expansion plans

Ethiopian Airlines

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ETHIOPIAN Airlines, rated Africa’s largest and profitable airline group, will launch a new daily service to South Africa in 2018, which is set to be a pivotal year for the company. The third daily flight between Johannesburg and the bustling city of Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, will […]

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