Airbus talks to HNA about way to ease standoff over late payments

Airbus faces a logjam of undelivered wide-body jets because it has not been paid by the debt-laden HNA

Ryanair flights grounded as pilots strike in Ireland

The strike is the biggest the low-cost airline has had to face, but it says the impact will be ‘limited’; in other countries, cabin crew strikes ...

SA Express’s plans for corrective action accepted, but it still might not recover

The South African Civil Aviation Authority grounded the airline in May, but with its parent, SAA, in so much debt, redeploying its personnel to SAA may make ...

SAA boss ruffles union feathers

Satawu angry at Jarana’s disclosure to Solidarity that it would immediately start seeking private sector partner

Indian airline Vistara places $3.1bn aircraft order

The carrier plans to add more domestic flights and launch international routes later in 2018

Zimbabwe’s Fastjet to start flights between Harare and Bulawayo

The move by the low-cost carrier will break the monopoly of the national carrier, Air Zimbabwe, on the route, and use smaller aircraft until demand increases

Uber executive Liane Hornsey quits after racism probe

Whistle-blowers allege she systematically dismissed discrimination complaints, raising questions about CEO Dara Khosrowshahi’s efforts to change a toxic ...

Boeing’s first-half orders soar past Airbus at 460

Boeing’s 737 jetliner first-half deliveries rose 7.4%, fueled by strong demand and a passenger travel boom

SAA starts urgent hunt for equity partner

SAA group CEO Vuyani Jarana’s undertaking comes in response to trade union Solidarity’s application in May to place SAA in business rescue

Leaderless and strike-hit Air France-KLM beats the odds to report higher traffic

Shares rise on the higher numbers and news that Catherine Guillouard, CE of French public transport group RATP, is being considered for the airline’s top job

Bus companies threaten collective bargaining

In an unprecedented move, five companies have applied to be exempted from bus sector wage agreement

Flying high Airbus raises demand forecast

Sales of A320neo passenger jet driven by emerging-markets growth and replacements in western markets

Call for report on SAA executive to be released

Disciplinary hearing was the result of a complaint lodged against Robert Newsome by Simon Mantel

Ryanair walkouts intensifies as more countries join the fight

Spanish, Portuguese and Belgian cabin crew will go on strike on July 25 and 26, Italy will join the action on July 25 — but Ryanair seems unmoved

Court blocks Acsa’s plans to transform airport car hire that would disqualify Imperial

Judge Phillip Coppin says Airports Company SA’s attempt to exclude the car rental company from its premises on empowerment grounds is unconstitutional

Ryanair cabin crew to hold co-ordinated strikes in four countries in Europe

The crew is demanding a fair living wage and improved sick pay — at present, staff members are obliged to go into work when sick to write down their ...

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