South African Airways
Civil Aviation

Union says a new airline will replace South African Airways

The National Transport Movement (NTM) which represents South African Airways staff had said that it expects a new airline to replace South African Airways. The airline hasn’t officially ceased operations but the South African Government has rejected calls for further financial aid. Speaking yesterday, NTM president Mashudu Raphetha has said [read more]

An Airbus A350-1000XWB touches down at Farnborough (Image: Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering & Leasing

Airbus must act quickly to survive

According to a letter to Airbus staff from Chief Executive Officer, Guillaume Faury, the airframer has lost almost a third of its business and that it must act quickly to protect the very survival of the company. In the communication Mr Faury says that the company is “bleeding cash at [read more]