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Bid Now on Aviation Engines, Components and Parts

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th February 2020 GoIndustry DoveBid SA is hosting an urgent auction featuring aviation engines, power auxiliary units and parts, closing this Thursday, 20 February 2020. This is on behalf of the state-owned South African airline, SA Express Airways SOC Ltd. This sale will be conducted via GoIndustry DoveBid’s... 

Latest Airbus airliner gains certification from both Europe and the US

By: Rebecca Campbell     14th February 2020 Europe-based global aerospace group Airbus has announced that its A330-800 widebody airliner has been jointly certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the US Federal Aviation Administration. This joint Type Certification followed 132 flights totalling 370 test flying hours,... 

Govt to invest R1.4bn to modernise PRASA

By: News24Wire      14th February 2020 South Africa's long-suffering train commuters can soon look forward to a smooth ride. President Cyril Ramaphosa said the government would boost the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's (PRASA) rail network by R1.4-billion. 

Long haul ahead for SAA after funding lifeline

By: Bloomberg     30th January 2020 South African Airways (SAA) finally secured the funding it needs to keep flying for at least a few more months, yet there’s still a long way to go before the state carrier can claim to be stable. The loss-making airline was put into a local form of bankruptcy protection late last year and its... 

Damning Boeing employee messages say Max ‘designed by clowns’

By: Bloomberg     10th January 2020 Boeing released a new batch of internal messages in which company employees discussed deep unease with the 737 Max and problems in flight simulators used to train pilots on the new jetliner, while also trying to avert greater regulator scrutiny of the plane. “This airplane is designed by clowns,... 

Acsa ‘charting a fresh course’ with new CEO

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th December 2019 The Airports Company South Africa has announced the appointment of Nompumelelo Mpofu, currently the director-general in the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency, as its new CEO. Her appointment would take effect from February 1, Acsa said this week, noting that Mpfo... 

Sasol willing to consider using ‘green hydrogen’ to produce lower-carbon fuels 

By: Terence Creamer     13th December 2019 South African energy and chemicals group Sasol, which is under increasing pressure to lower its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, has indicated a willingness to participate in demonstration projects aimed at deploying its Fischer-Tropsch assets in combination with ‘green hydrogen’, produced from... 

EPA abandons controversial policy

By: Esmarie Iannucci     10th December 2019 The Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has released new draft greenhouse gas emission guidelines. The new release followed the forced withdrawal of its original guidelines in March this year, which included rules that all new projects that emitted more than 100 000 t/y... 

Air transport is a key industry, and SAA has a big impact, says industry body 

By: News24Wire      6th December 2019 President Cyril Ramaphosa's decision to have South African Airways placed under immediate business rescue should provide some security and clarity for South Africa's air transport, trade, logistics, travel and tourism sectors, according to the Airlines Association of Southern Africa.  AASA would... 

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin SAEED Al Maktoum Inaugurates The Big 5 2019

25th November 2019 The show welcomes an expected 68,000+ participants on its 40th anniversary The Big 5 2019 kicks off with six specialised events providing solutions across the full construction value chain The first ‘Voice of the Construction Industry Report’ is launched during the high-level CEO Forum   His... 

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