Struggling South African Airways to Receive $400 Million Capital Injection

The South African government has promised another sizeable cash injection to its ailing national carrier to assist with "urgent financial obligations," it was announced on Thursday. The latest 5 billion rand ($400 million) boost will mean that the airline has received over $2 billion in government subsidies in recent years. South African…

Cathay Pacific Adds Second South African Destination

Starting November 2018, Cathay Pacific will launch seasonal non-stop service to Cape Town, South Africa (CPT) from Hong Kong. The new flight will be flown by Cathay Pacific's new Airbus A350-1000 three times a week, and will be the first non-stop flight between Cape Town and Asia in over six…

The Disappearance of South African’s ‘Helderberg:’ A Look Back on…

November 28 will mark the 30 year anniversary of one of the most intriguing and controversial mysteries in aviation: the crash of South African Airways flight 295. What started as a routine flight from Taiwan to South Africa would perplex investigators and strain relations in an already divided nation. The…