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Cargo transportation disrupted as airline crew strike

South African Airways SAA) cabin crew downed tools last week Thursday demanding a R2 250 ($170) daily meal allowance among other demands. South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA), President Zazi Nsibanyoni-Mugambi said last week, that they had...
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Gordhan reveals SAA’s financial losses

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan confirmed on Tuesday that SAA had made a loss of R4.7bn in the 2014-’15 financial year. “We owe it to the South African public that we be honest and frank and truthful about the financial status of the...
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July air passenger volumes resilient

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for July showing an acceleration in demand growth over the previous five months. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.9%, compared to the same...
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Growth in July air cargo

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in July 2016 showing robust growth in demand. Measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), demand increased 5.0% in July 2016, compared to July 2015....
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Aviation carbon agreement nears

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) expressed optimism for an agreement on a Carbon Offset and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) when governments meet for the 39th Assembly of the International Civil Aviation...