Category archives for: Aviation

Winter Storm Stella grounds SAA flights to America

SAA Spokesperson, Tlali Tlali

By MTHULIS SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African Airways (SAA) has cancelled its flights to North America as a result of the Winter Storm Stella. Affected flights are those to and from Washington, Dulles International Airport (Washington DC) operated via Accra, Kotoka International Airport, Ghana and to and from New York, John F. Kennedy […]

Taxi strike wreck air travelers’ plans

OR Tambo International

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African Airways (SAA) has advised customers to allow for additional time as they travelled to OR Tambo International Airport in order to mitigate the impact of protest action on the major roads leading to the airport. Metered taxi operators are protesting the presence of rival cab operators. […]

Airlink to operate Cape Town-Vic Falls route

Airlink Vic Falls flights to rsume

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – AIRLINK, the privately-owned South  African-airline, will in July operate daily direct flights between Cape  Town and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. The flight between the two resort cities is 2 hours and 45 minutes. The flight departs from Cape Town International at 08h30 arriving at […]

Forex issues ground Nigeria aviation sector

OR Tambo International Airport

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA’S aviation sector has not been spared the economic slowdown currently afflicting the country. Based on data from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, last year, passenger traffic declined by 0,5 percent year-on-year (y/y) on domestic flights. Furthermore, the recent national accounts released by the National Bureau […]

Aviation meets mining in foremost industry summit


From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) –SOUTH African Airways (SAA) is making the most of the Investing in African Mining Indaba to showcase its services to the global community. For more than 20 years, the Mining Indaba has provided a platform that channels billions of foreign dollars in capitalising the African […]

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