South Africa Finally Appoints Air Services Councils

International Air Services Council

Airlines domiciled in South Africa have been waiting for both councils to be reconstituted in order to review their applications for new international and domestic routes and the month that passed with no council being announced, any economic benefits that could have been won, such as job creation and economic links, failed to take place. [Read More]

First Comair Boeing 737-800 flight to Saint Helena Airport - Paul Tyson

Comair returns to SAAT

Comair has apparently moved the maintenance of some of their aircraft from Lufthansa Technik
Maintenance International to South African Airways Technical. Previously both service providers were being used but the situation now seems to be that all maintenance work on all aircraft will be done by SAAT. This comes after the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) suspended Comair’s flights indefinitely after a series of incidents. [Read More]