Rail regulator takes on Prasa over fatal Pretoria crash

Acting CEO says entity 'continued to demonstrate the highest levels of lethargy and disregard for rail safety in its operations'

Bag tampering and theft at airports ‘a big problem’, admits FlySafair

The airline says the problem is that no one party has full control over the baggage as it moves through the various processes

Windfall for shareholders of HCI’s transport subsidiary

Hosken Passenger Logistics and Rail, the JSE-listed owner of Golden Arrow Bus Services, is distributing a debt repayment to shareholders

Comair flights won’t be disrupted despite strike threat, says airline

Domestic carrier has vowed to keep operations running smoothly throughout the festive season

HCI consolidates its hold with Sactwu deal

Empowerment conglomerate increases stake in Tsogo Sun

Sun City dries out after storm wreaks havoc

Holiday Resort Sun City says its hotels will be fully operational from today after it was hit by a severer hail storm that resulted in widespread damage

Cash-strapped SAA expands Emirates codeshare deal

CEO Vuyani Jarana says the deal will help the airline’s turnaround plan

Africa finding its feet as a pied piper for global MICE events

There has been a 40% growth in the number of meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions  held on the continent over the past 10 years

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Did former protégé pull trigger on car industry titan Carlos Ghosn?

The Wall Street Journal reports that the carmaker’s chair planned to replace Hiroto Saikawa, though sources say this is untrue

SA Express makes a play to hold on to a life of its own

SA Express interim CEO Siza Mzimela says the feeder airline will be breaking even and flying more routes by April

Carlos Ghosn gets boot as chair of Mitsubishi

Last week Ghosn was axed as chair of Nissan as he faces questioning about claims that he under-reported his salary by about $44m over several years

SA Express scrambles to extend R640m in loans to avoid debt default

If it fails to raise the money, the government will have to settle the debt under the guarantee it has extended to the airline

SAA Technical musical chairs continues as Nyuswa is shifted after six months

Wellington Nyuswa has been replaced after six months at the helm of the embattled SAA unit

Transnet takes over as lead partner in Nigerian railway concession from General Electric

Transnet, SA’s beleaguered state-owned rail operator, has taken over from General Electric as the lead consortium partner in a $2bn Nigerian narrow-gauge ...

China Southern Airlines to quit SkyTeam alliance

China Southern, the country’s largest airline by passenger numbers, will not renew its membership of the SkyTeam alliance

Emirates Airline half-year profit slides 86% on oil hike

Dubai-based airline warns next six months will be tough as profit falls to $62m and cost of fuel amounts to a third of expenses

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