Boeing shares drop on doubts about 737 Max approval process

The US transport department is examining the  aircraft’s design certification before the second of two deadly crashes of the almost brand-new plane

Boeing faces growing scrutiny in Ethiopian crash probe

Parallels have been drawn between flight 302 and the doomed Lion Air plane as experts probe black boxes

Sun International cuts Sun City valuation by R306m after loss

Increased drop hits tables, while opening of a third electronic bingo terminal outlet in Rustenburg keeps slots under pressure in the local market

Lufthansa orders 40 long-haul jets from Airbus, Boeing

German carrier places $12bn order as it it replaces older four-engined fleet with more modern aircraft

Sun International expects Sun City to turn around in 2019

Excluding write-downs, Sun International said it was profitable on a headline-earnings basis

Airlines plead for exemption from carbon tax

The tax only applies to economic activities which emit greenhouse gases within South Africa and will therefore not apply to international airlines

‘Vigilant’ Comair to continue with new 737s after Ethiopian Airlines crash

The airline says it will ‘continue to monitor the investigations by the relevant authorities’ and is in close contact with Boeing and the SA Civil Aviation ...

Air France-KLM stock plunges on news of Netherlands purchase

Move is aimed at gaining parity with influential French shareholder after a power clash that left the Dutch side of the partnership weakened

Transnet on a mission to meet lender in the international market

Transnet aims to raise R15bn over the next financial year, mostly from domestic sources after a qualified 2018 audit spooked lenders

SAA courts Ghana’s Africa World Airlines to build US route

SAA and AWA already work closely together on a number of fronts, and the aim is to have a codeshare agreement in place soon

Jet Airways on verge of collapse but close to getting a lifeline

Like other airlines in India, Jet Airways needs help with banks set to become its biggest shareholders, but it still faces competition from low-cost rivals

Tourvest acquisition creates new force in travel forex

The purchase of Travelex's local assets will increase group's share of the travel-related forex market in SA to over 20%

CHRIS GILMOUR: OneLogix is well positioned for growth in vehicle exports to rest of Africa

Diversified exposure to mature SA car market, growth by acquisitions and 60% revenue growth see a trading profit of R108m

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Thomas Cook mulls future of its airline after quarterly loss

The package-holiday travel companies has a fleet of 103 aircraft, but plans to focus on its own-brand hotels

Valli Moosa will not stand for re-election after retiring from board of Sun International

Moosa joined Sun International as a board member in 2005, shortly after leaving his post of environmental affairs and tourism minister

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