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AirAsia partners with Ideagen to enhance safety
AirAsia partners with Ideagen to enhance safety

AirAsia, Asia's largest low-cost carrier, is to implement software from Ideagen to enhance processes around aviation safety, quality, and risk management.

2 days ago

Broken lifts and stairs for commuters with wheelchairs
Broken lifts and stairs for commuters with wheelchairs

Long wait before Cape Town's train stations will provide access for people with disabilities

By Mary-Anne Gontsana 2 days ago

Photo by David on Unsplash
Support World Car-Free Day on 22 September

On Friday, 22 September 2017, cities around the globe will be celebrating World Car-Free Day - a day to showcase how our cities might look like, feel like, and sound like without cars

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

Business critical of Transnet's proposed higher port charges
Business critical of Transnet's proposed higher port charges

State-owned rail, port, and pipeline company Transnet has been criticised by business for pushing for "unjustifiable" hikes in port tariffs

3 days ago

Railway set to cut down cargo freight costs
Railway set to cut down cargo freight costs

Kenya recently approved freight tariffs for the standard gauge railway, as the government seeks to meet its target of transporting 40% of cargo from Mombasa port by rail

3 days ago

Photo by Dominik Scythe on Unsplash
Airbus opens first plane-completion centre in China

TIANJIN, China: Airbus on Wednesday inaugurated its first completion centre for large aircraft in China, a new asset for the European manufacturer in heated competition with American rival Boeing

3 days ago

British Airways A380 over Cape Town
British Airways starts African and Indian Ocean Islands expansion

As part of its African network expansion, British Airways will be starting its services to the Seychelles, offering more flights to Mauritius, with more seats on other routes

20 Sep 2017

Taxis may get run of Joburg's bus lane
Taxis may get run of Joburg's bus lane

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has instructed the council's transport department to find a way for the taxi industry to use bus-dedicated lanes in order to create more efficient and safe public transport

By Penwell Dlamini 20 Sep 2017

Airports Company SA grows full-year revenue 3.84%
Airports Company SA grows full-year revenue 3.84%

Airports Company SA (Acsa), which operates all of SA's major airports has increased revenue 3.4% to R8.6bn in the year to end-March

By Karl Gernetzky 19 Sep 2017

Airbus Helicopters introduces Fleetkeeper logbook, flight folio
Airbus Helicopters introduces Fleetkeeper logbook, flight folio

Airbus Helicopters Southern Africa has launched its Fleetkeeper electronic technical logbook and electronic flight folio

18 Sep 2017

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Rickshaws to jump start India's all-electric drive

NEW DELHI, India: India will roll out nearly 100,000 battery-powered buses and autorickshaws onto its sulphurous city streets in the coming weeks

18 Sep 2017

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Get moving or lose funding, cities warned

The Department of Transport has given municipal authorities an ultimatum: shape up or lose bus rapid transit (BRT) funding

15 Sep 2017

Does Africa only have three facilities to repair aircraft?
Does Africa only have three facilities to repair aircraft?

To attract investors, Nigeria's Kaduna state wants to repair aircraft. But would its planned facility be only the fourth on the continent, as the state's governor's account tweeted?

By David Ajikobi 15 Sep 2017

#PricecheckAwards: Travelstart named E-commerce Service of the Year
#PricecheckAwards: Travelstart named E-commerce Service of the Year

Travelstart was the overall winner of the PriceCheck Tech & E-commerce Awards 2017, claiming the title of E-commerce Service of the Year

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Sep 2017

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We won't scrap e-tolls - Sanral

Scrapping e-tolls is not on the table, the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) said earlier this week

15 Sep 2017

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Future state of heavy haul rail network in Africa critical

According to Brian Monakali, deputy chairman of the International Heavy Haul Association and chairman of the SA Heavy Haul Association, the future state and role of the heavy haul rail network in Africa is a critical discussion

14 Sep 2017

Boeing, Malaysia Airlines sign MoU
Boeing, Malaysia Airlines sign MoU

Boeing and Malaysia Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding for 16 aeroplanes

14 Sep 2017

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Treasury plans R10bn special appropriation bill to keep SAA afloat

Treasury plans to bring a R10bn special appropriation bill to Parliament before the end of the month to provide SAA with capital to continue operating

By Linda Ensor 14 Sep 2017

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Fewer SAA domestic flights would be welcome, says Comair

If ailing South African Airways (SAA) were to reduce its scheduled flights, it could help to get rid of the "suicidally" cheap tickets at the bottom end of the domestic market, says Comair CEO Erik Venter

14 Sep 2017

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Want to improve profits in the trucking industry? Focus on safety

Road freight's steady growth trajectory looks set to continue, but it is paralleled by a troubling rise in accidents involving trucks

By Morné Stoltz 13 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: Matchbox app matches containers with transporters
#InnovationMonth: Matchbox app matches containers with transporters

It seems there is no area in South Africa where innovation and creativity isn't disrupting the industry. Especially in the logistics space, there's been forward-thinking individuals and companies all aiming to make the industry more efficient

By Ilse van den Berg 12 Sep 2017

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Driver demerit system soon to be law

The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (AARTO) Bill of 1998 is in the process of being amended

By Melissa Cohen 12 Sep 2017

Uber-Puma Fuel Card launched
Uber-Puma Fuel Card launched

Through expanding its fuel card business, Puma Energy Tanzania has established a partnership with Uber to supply fuel to all registered Uber partner-drivers

11 Sep 2017

Kenya Airways becomes official sports ministry carrier
Kenya Airways becomes official sports ministry carrier

The Ministry of Sports and Kenya Airways have entered a one-year renewable partnership that will see the national carrier become the official airline for all Kenyan teams travelling outside the country

By Timothy Olobulu 11 Sep 2017

Taxi drivers to operate IPTS buses
Taxi drivers to operate IPTS buses

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has clinched an operating deal that will see taxi drivers from the northern areas run the city's bus system along the Cleary Park route

11 Sep 2017

Desert camelpower in action!
#Loeries2017: Stoked about camelpower

Fitting for #InnovationMonth, I chatted to Charbel Aouad, executive producer and cofounder at Dubai's Stoked, the production company behind an integrated campaign Loeries Gold and this year's integrated Grand Prix for turning horsepower into camelpower

By Leigh Andrews 8 Sep 2017

Transnet set to ditch 8,000 jobs
Transnet set to ditch 8,000 jobs

More than 8,000 jobs are on the line at state-owned rail company Transnet, where management is believed to be mooting a second round of retrenchments this year

By Kyle Cowan 8 Sep 2017

Tiffany Chu on redesigning the way cities build their transport routes
Tiffany Chu on redesigning the way cities build their transport routes

Over 200 cities in over 10 countries now use Remix

By Jamie Matroos 8 Sep 2017

Amcon denies plan to sell Arik to Ethiopian Airlines
Amcon denies plan to sell Arik to Ethiopian Airlines

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has denied plan to sell Arik Air to one of the leading airlines in Africa, Ethiopian Airlines.

By Wole Oyebade 8 Sep 2017

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