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High hopes for South Africa’s low-cost carriers

High hopes for South Africa’s low-cost carriers

With Skywise taking to the air in March, South Africans now have four low-cost carriers to choose from - and already the new entrant appears to have had an impact on end-user fares.
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Triple crown award for SAA

A trio of awards from some of the world's "most discriminating and experienced international travellers" has affirmed South African Airways' status as the best and most awarded airline in Africa, the national carrier said in a statement on Wednesday.
Taxi body's low-cost airline takes flight

Taxi body’s low-cost airline takes flight

Taxi body Santaco's new low-cost airline will open up air travel to many South Africans previously unable to access it, President Jacob Zuma said at the airline's launch at Lanseria Airport.
Airlink eyes flights to Bhisho

Taxi body to launch low-cost airline

The South African National Taxi Council is to launch a low-cost airline operating out Lanseria Airport to the north of Johannesburg, initially flying to Bisho in the Eastern Cape and on to Cape Town.

Sudan vote boosts airline industry

Although it’s been less than a year since Kenya Airways introduced daily flights to Juba, the capital of Southern Sudan, business is booming for the East African nation’s carrier as passengers flock to vote or observe the referendum currently on the go there.

Sudan vote boosts airline industry

Although it’s been less than a year since Kenya Airways introduced daily flights to Juba, the capital of Southern Sudan, business is booming for the East African nation’s carrier as passengers flock to vote or observe the referendum currently on the go there.
Sudan brews its own beer industry

Zambezi Airlines lands in SA

Zambezi Airlines has made its maiden flight to South Africa. The Zambian private airline launched in July 2008 and took 11 months to establish its domestic operation before launching into international airspace.

Airlink eyes flights to Bhisho

Airlink eyes flights to Bhisho

Direct flights between Cape Town and the Eastern Cape centres of Bhisho and Mthatha could soon be a reality, following talks between Airlink and the provincial government, which is also calling for a second airline to start flying between Mthatha and Johannesburg.
Sasol synfuel in world aviation first

SAA named Africa’s best airline

South African Airways has been named "best airline in Africa" at the 2008 Skytrax World Airline Awards, which are based on an annual survey of 15-million passengers worldwide by British aviation experts Skytrax.
SA Express to spread its wings

SA Express to spread its wings

Feeder airline South African Express is to be shifted from state-owned Transnet to the Department of Public Enterprises, freeing it up to expand its routes and increase its flight capacity and frequency as it moves to become a leading southern African regional airline.

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