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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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IATA, BIAL Collaborate to improve airport processes

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in various areas of airport operations, including security, passenger...
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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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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...

Ethiopian Airlines making new friends

As Ethiopian Airlines continues to expand its network across not only the African continent but also globally whilst implementing its ‘Vision 2025 strategic road map’, Southern African is a key component to the airlines’ growth. With this comes the...