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New Modderfontein logistics park perfect for blue chip companies
New Modderfontein logistics park perfect for blue chip companies

Westlake View Logistics Park, recently opened in Modderfontein, Gauteng, is particularly suited to blue chip companies looking for a strategic position in a sought after location where land for development is limited.

9 hours ago

MSC introduces new ships, destination and MD
MSC introduces new ships, destination and MD

Not long after appointing Ross Volk to the position of managing director of MSC Cruises South Africa, the company has also announced that it will be introducing the MSC Meraviglia

By Angie White 13 hours ago

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Emirates cuts flights to US as demand weakens

Emirates has announced that it will reduce flights to the United States after tightened visa and security measures under president Donald Trump hit demand

3 days ago

Etihad, Diehl to develop 3D-printed inflight entertainment cover plate
Etihad, Diehl to develop 3D-printed inflight entertainment cover plate

Etihad Airways Engineering and Diehl Aerosystems have collaborated to develop and manufacture an inflight entertainment (IFE) cover plate. It will be installed in economy seats on several aircraft

3 days ago

Canada's Westjet to launch ultra low-cost airline
Canada's Westjet to launch ultra low-cost airline

MONTREAL, Canada: Canada's second-biggest airline Westjet announced plans Thursday to launch a new ultra-low cost, no-frills service for domestic travellers

3 days ago

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Uber: No deal breakers for doing business in sub-Saharan Africa

Transportation network company Uber had to tweak its developed-country business practices to align with the local realities in African countries such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria

By Jaco Maritz 3 days ago

Flights resume as NCAA certifies Abuja airport
Flights resume as NCAA certifies Abuja airport

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has formally reopened for operations after six weeks of closure with an Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350-900, the first plane to land at the repaired runway.

19 Apr 2017

Multi-billion rand taxi industry about to get a make-over
Multi-billion rand taxi industry about to get a make-over

Taxis play a dominant role in public transport in South Africa. Not only are they a key feature on South African roads, but they are the main source of transport for millions of passengers daily

By Sherryn de Vos 19 Apr 2017

Annual ports and terminal operations conference kicks off
Annual ports and terminal operations conference kicks off

Intermodal Africa, described as the continent's biggest annual container ports and terminal operations exhibition and conference, kicks off today, 18 April 2017 in Cape Town

18 Apr 2017

Numsa accepts wage offer, ends bus strike
Numsa accepts wage offer, ends bus strike

NEWSWATCH: On Saturday, 15 April 2017, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) called off the nationwide three-day bus strike after accepting the 9% wage offer

17 Apr 2017

Roll-out of Qantas inflight Wi-Fi underway
Roll-out of Qantas inflight Wi-Fi underway

Following months of performance testing, Wi-Fi will now operate in beta mode on a single Boeing 737 aircraft so customers can test it out for themselves on selected flights while Qantas continues to fine-tune the system.

14 Apr 2017

uberASSIST aids riders with special access needs
uberASSIST aids riders with special access needs

In an aim to make getting from A to B less challenging for those individuals with special needs, Uber has launched a new pilot in Cape Town called uberASSIST

13 Apr 2017

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Bus travellers have no ticket to ride

Thousands of anxious commuters hoping to visit their loved ones over Easter are scrambling to make alternative travel plans as the bus drivers' strike bites

By Jordaan, Bongani Mthethwa and Kgaugelo Masweneng 13 Apr 2017

Call to register for global supply chain challenge
Call to register for global supply chain challenge

The game is on for South African supply chain experts to test their skills against the world's best in the annual Fresh Connection Global Challenge

12 Apr 2017

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Drone industry closing the skills gap through training

A plethora of job opportunities exists for drone pilots, an untapped sector ready and waiting to train students, address the lack of skills in the industry, and boost the country's employment rate.

12 Apr 2017

Nationwide bus strike underway
Nationwide bus strike underway

NEWSWATCH: Chaos is underway as a nationwide bus strike kicks off today across South Africa. About 25,000 bus drivers are on an indefinite strike from today, Wednesday, 12 April 2017, following the collapse of wage negotiations

By Ilse van den Berg 12 Apr 2017

First 'Silk Road' train from Britain leaves for China
First 'Silk Road' train from Britain leaves for China

STANFORD-LE-HOPE, England: The first-ever freight train from Britain to China started its mammoth journey on Monday along a modern-day "Silk Road" trade route

12 Apr 2017

How IoT can drive smooth, smart, free-flow traffic
How IoT can drive smooth, smart, free-flow traffic

The total cost of road traffic accidents on South Africa's roads was estimated at R142.95 billion in 2016, equating 3.4% of GDP in that year

11 Apr 2017

George Airport upgrades to accommodate larger aircraft
George Airport upgrades to accommodate larger aircraft

George Airport has gotten the go-ahead from the South Africa Civil Aviation Authority (SACCA) to upgrade from a CAT 7 aerodrome to a CAT 8 aerodrome

11 Apr 2017

Lufthansa launches cricket-themed campaign
Lufthansa launches cricket-themed campaign

Lufthansa has launched a marketing campaign celebrating more flights to India, pitching its shoot at the Edgbaston Cricket Stadium

11 Apr 2017

Court orders that Prasa board be reinstated
Court orders that Prasa board be reinstated

The High Court in Pretoria ordered the immediate reinstatement of the former board at the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa)

By KARL GERNETZKY 11 Apr 2017

Kenya Airways, GE, Boeing donation to boost aviation training
Kenya Airways, GE, Boeing donation to boost aviation training

Technical University of Kenya (TUK) has landed high-tech aviation training devices in a joint initiative by Kenya Airways, General Electric, and Boeing

10 Apr 2017

Barloworld Transport addressing shortage of truck drivers
Barloworld Transport addressing shortage of truck drivers

One of the biggest roadblocks to ensuring the safe and efficient transport of goods on South Africa's roads is without a doubt the severe shortage of skilled and experienced truck drivers. Barloworld Transport is addressing this problem

10 Apr 2017

First Wing - direct access to lounges
British Airways investing millions of pounds in enhancing customer experience

From new lounges to the latest generation Wi-Fi, British Airways recently launched its investment plans for customers with a focus on excellence in the premium cabins and more choice and quality for all

10 Apr 2017

Hermes to deploy 1500 emission-free delivery vehicles
Hermes to deploy 1500 emission-free delivery vehicles

STUTTGART, Germany: Hermes and Mercedes-Benz Vans have entered into a strategic partnership which will see the courier company receive electric vehicles for its fleet.

10 Apr 2017

Renault-Nissan Alliance, Int. Transport Forum join forces
Renault-Nissan Alliance, Int. Transport Forum join forces

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has joined the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum to work with the organisation on projects and issues regarding transport policy

7 Apr 2017

Emirates allows passengers to borrow tablets on US-bound flights
Emirates allows passengers to borrow tablets on US-bound flights

As part of this latest service, Emirates premium customers will have Microsoft Surface tablets equipped with Microsoft Office 2016 available for loan onboard

7 Apr 2017

Fastjet taking you places with its new campaign
Fastjet taking you places with its new campaign

With the aim to better connect African customers with the airline and encourage them to become frequent fliers, fastjet has launched a new, strategic 'Taking you Places' campaign

7 Apr 2017

Preventative maintenance can prevent ‘that sinking feeling'
Preventative maintenance can prevent ‘that sinking feeling'

Potholes are the bane of many motorists who take to roads across South Africa. The persistent rains in recent months across large parts of the northern provinces have again led to frustration

By Louw Kannemeyer 6 Apr 2017

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