South African Express AOC reinstated; to resume ops

South African Express (XZ, Johannesburg O.R. Tambo) has been given the greenlight by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) to resume operations a day after its AOC was suspended. On Saturday, April 30, SACAA grounded SA Express after inspections carried out earlier in the month ...

How to beat the high cost of flying: Book separately, or just stay a while – CNBC


CNBC

How to beat the high cost of flying: Book separately, or just stay a while
CNBC
OAG data showed that fliers are skipping multicity ticket prices offered up by the airline booking sites, instead opting to "self-connect" by booking separate tickets to several different cities — often on different airlines. Experts say that booking ...



Southwest Airlines Co. Just Handed Its Rivals a Big Gift – Motley Fool


Motley Fool

Southwest Airlines Co. Just Handed Its Rivals a Big Gift
Motley Fool
Of course, Southwest Airlines isn't the only cause of the revenue troubles at the Big Three. But as the only other airline with similar scale in the domestic market, it has a unique ability to affect supply/demand dynamics in the U.S. -- and Southwest ...

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Delta Airlines unveils $50million technology that will let you track your bags on app – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Delta Airlines unveils $50million technology that will let you track your bags on app
Daily Mail
If an airline has ever lost your luggage then you will understand how frustrating it is. But a $50million (£34.2million) innovation introduced by Delta Airlines on Friday means that you will be able to track your bags through an app on your phone. The ...

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Nigerian airline sacks 100 workers – StarAfrica.com


Nigerian airline sacks 100 workers
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Nigeria's foremost airline, Aero Contractors, has sacked at least 100 workers in a comprehensive review of its activities.The airline sourced its personnel from Skyborne, a company that specializes in aviation personnel training. The Media Consultant ...

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Moment a British Airways passenger spots a FIGHTER JET flying next to her window – Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Moment a British Airways passenger spots a FIGHTER JET flying next to her window
Daily Mail
Sabrina Fawaz was travelling with her husband on the British Airways flight BA108 on Saturday when the plane temporarily lost communications with air traffic control as it entered Hungarian air space causing two Hungarian Air Force Gripens to be ...
British Airways flight to London Heathrow intercepted by fighter jets over HungaryTelegraph.co.uk
Fighter jets intercept British Airways flight BA108 over HungaryMetro
British Airways passenger captures terrifying moment she thought fighter jet was going to shoot down planeMirror.co.uk
Daily Star -UPI.com
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Enough is enough – privatise state-owned airlines‚ says DA – Times LIVE


Times LIVE

Enough is enough – privatise state-owned airlines‚ says DA
Times LIVE
"We have reiterated that this is not the fault of the pilots - this amounts to systematic failure by the airline's management and the Department of Public Enterprises. "The state-owned airlines are being run by inexperienced and unqualified management ...

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LATAM Airlines launches new brand – Buying Business Travel


LATAM Airlines launches new brand
Buying Business Travel
Enrique Cueto, CEO of LATAM Airlines Group, called the new brand a “historic milestone for the leading airline group in Latin America”. “It will be a gradual change with the principal objective being to simplify and improve the travel experience for ...

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OR Tambo customs, airline staff held after coke passes through – News24


News24

OR Tambo customs, airline staff held after coke passes through
News24
Cape Town – Two customs officials, an airline employee and a foreign national are set to appear in court next week over cocaine that passed through OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. The four men were arrested at the airport on Thursday, ...

British Airways flight to London Heathrow intercepted by fighter jets over Hungary – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

British Airways flight to London Heathrow intercepted by fighter jets over Hungary
Telegraph.co.uk
A British Airways flight was intercepted by fighter jets over Hungary after it lost contact with air traffic controllers. The Boeing 777 was reportedly escorted by two Hungarian Air Force Gripen scrambled to identify the aircraft after it passed over ...
Fighter jets intercept British Airways flight BA108 over HungaryMetro
British Airways flight over Hungary is intercepted by fighter jetsDaily Mail
Fighter jets intercept Heathrow-bound British Airways flightDaily Star
Mirror.co.uk -The Sun
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Delta Airlines Unveils Bag Tracking Technology to Help Prevent Lost Luggage – KSTP.com


KSTP.com

Delta Airlines Unveils Bag Tracking Technology to Help Prevent Lost Luggage
KSTP.com
Not only is the airline monitoring the status of your bags, but soon right from your smartphone, Delta officials say you can also monitor step by step progress of your luggage. "If you could actually monitor it on your phone definitely," Mara Rozzano ...

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Fighter Jets Intercept British Airways Flight – Sky News


Fighter Jets Intercept British Airways Flight
Sky News
There have been several similar incidents recently where civilian commercial flights have inadvertently triggered high-level security alerts. In October, passengers on board a Monarch airlines flight from Madeira to Birmingham spotted fighter jets in ...

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Fighter Jets Intercept British Airways Flight – Sky News


Fighter Jets Intercept British Airways Flight
Sky News
There have been several similar incidents recently where civilian commercial flights have inadvertently triggered high-level security alerts. In October, passengers on board a Monarch airlines flight from Madeira to Birmingham spotted fighter jets in ...

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Savvy fliers use airline changes to save money – Denton Record Chronicle


Denton Record Chronicle

Savvy fliers use airline changes to save money
Denton Record Chronicle
“They tend to be pretty flexible as long as it is a legitimate change,” Snyder says. Fliers should be aware of alternatives. Go to the airline's website and search flights by schedule. When calling to for a change, ask for specific flights. Also, check ...

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Airline Pilot Refuses to Let Violinist Carry On A $20M Violin – UPROXX


UPROXX

Airline Pilot Refuses to Let Violinist Carry On A $20M Violin
UPROXX
Yes, you read that correctly; $20 million. That is exactly the situation that violinist Rachel Barton Pine found herself in recently, while boarding an American Airlines flight along with her Joseph Guarneri “del Gesu” violin. ... there is room for ...
American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violinCBC.ca
American Airlines pilot bars violinist from boarding plane with her $20million instrumentDaily Mail
Valuable violin too big for carry-on, American Airlines tells acclaimed Chicago musicianChicago Tribune
The Consumerist -Fox News -Chicago Sun-Times
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Hong Kong airlines face cuts to flights ahead of much-delayed air traffic control system – South China Morning Post


South China Morning Post

Hong Kong airlines face cuts to flights ahead of much-delayed air traffic control system
South China Morning Post
Cathay Pacific and its subsidiary, Dragonair, which operate a combined total of more than 450 daily flights and form Hong Kong's biggest airline group, face the largest cut among carriers. However, Hong Kong Airlines and HK Express, which handle 90 and ...

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British Airways flight escorted by Hungarian fighter jets – ITV News


ITV News

British Airways flight escorted by Hungarian fighter jets
ITV News
A British Airways flight was escorted by two Hungarian fighter jets after it lost contact with air traffic controllers while flying over the country on Saturday. The Boeing 777 was reportedly intercepted by two Hungarian Air Force Gripens scrambled to ...
Fighter jets intercept british airways flight over hungaryDaily Mail

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‘Airlines not keen on Bathinda, Ludhiana operations’ : Ashok Gajapathi Raju – The Indian Express


The Indian Express

'Airlines not keen on Bathinda, Ludhiana operations' : Ashok Gajapathi Raju
The Indian Express
'Airlines not keen on Bathinda, Ludhiana operations' : Ashok Gajapathi Raju. Raju, who was at the Golden Temple here, said that the government was trying its best to provide the necessary stimulus for airlines to begin their operations from such ...

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American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin – CBC.ca


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American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin
CBC.ca
Pine said federal regulations and American Airline's own policies specifically say "a musician may carry a small instrument such as a violin onto the plane" to be stowed overhead or under a seat. "A law is only helpful if people know what it is," said ...
American Airlines pilot bars violinist from boarding plane with her $20million instrumentDaily Mail
American Airlines Apologizes For Preventing Musician From Bringing Violin On BoardThe Consumerist
Valuable violin too big for carry-on, American Airlines tells acclaimed Chicago musicianChicago Tribune
Fox News -Chicago Sun-Times
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Airline prices in Canada are at a 6-year low – Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

Airline prices in Canada are at a 6-year low
Globalnews.ca
The average domestic airfare on major Canadian airlines remained at a six-year low in the third quarter of 2015, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada, although that might come as a surprise to travellers. In its report this week ...

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