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by Enuf Sed
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Convair CV-340 down at Wonderboom [FAWB] 10 July 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 141
South Africa

Re: Convair CV-340 down at Wonderboom [FAWB] 10 July 2018

The 2nd casualty is believed to have been someone on the ground. Was actually quite a horrific accident if you have a look at the factory they carved up on the way in. Very sad indeed this accident.
by Enuf Sed
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: 11 Rescued From Alaska Crash
Replies: 1
Views: 30
South Africa

Re: 11 Rescued From Alaska Crash

Good to know that they were all rescued safe and sound :Like:
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: HS's Boats & Floats
Topic: Happy Skipper in the news again
Replies: 3
Views: 60
South Africa

Re: Happy Skipper in the news again

:thumbsup1: fantastic news Mark. Enjoy the time with both of them :good:
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: SAAF / SAPS Airwing / SAW / SADF / SANDF
Topic: SAAF Chief apparently suspended
Replies: 1
Views: 41
South Africa

Re: SAAF Chief apparently suspended

And round and round the merry-go-round just keeps on going :crazy1: :crazy1: :crazy1:
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Grounded SA Express scrambling to pay June salaries
Replies: 6
Views: 153
South Africa

Grounded SA Express scrambling to pay June salaries

Grounded SA Express scrambling to pay June salaries Cape Town - SA Express might not be able to pay its staff on June 25, the Federation of Unions of South Africa said. The federation issued a statement on Monday, indicating that acting CEO Matsietsi Mokholo had informed staff that salaries might n...
by Enuf Sed
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: 4,600 jobs to go at jet engine maker Rolls-Royce
Replies: 1
Views: 45
South Africa

4,600 jobs to go at jet engine maker Rolls-Royce

4,600 jobs to go at jet engine maker Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce is to cut 4,600 managerial and support jobs as the jet engine maker introduces its latest restructuring plan. Most of the jobs will be axed in the UK, where the FTSE 100 company employs 23,000 out of a global workforce of 50,000. A third ...
by Enuf Sed
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Stop putting power banks, spare batteries in checked luggage, warns IATA
Replies: 0
Views: 55
South Africa

Stop putting power banks, spare batteries in checked luggage, warns IATA

Stop putting power banks, spare batteries in checked luggage, warns IATA Sydney – There is a growing focus in the airline industry on the risks related to passengers carrying portable electronic devices (PEDs) in their check-in luggage, according to Gilberto Lopez Meyer, senior vice-president for s...
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Spurned by airlines, first A380 jets to be stripped for parts
Replies: 3
Views: 89
South Africa

Spurned by airlines, first A380 jets to be stripped for parts

Spurned by airlines, first A380 jets to be stripped for parts SYDNEY (Reuters) - A German investment company said on Tuesday it would strip two unwanted Airbus A380 superjumbo passenger jets for parts after failing to find an airline willing to keep them flying following a decision by Singapore Air...
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Plans for third runway at Heathrow Airport 'to be set out today'
Replies: 0
Views: 39
South Africa

Plans for third runway at Heathrow Airport 'to be set out today'

Plans for third runway at Heathrow Airport 'to be set out today' Details of plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport are expected to be set out later today. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling will clarify plans for the west London hub at a meeting of the Cabinet's economic sub-committee on Tues...
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SAA CEO takes R100 000 bet on national carrier's future
Replies: 3
Views: 84
South Africa

SAA CEO takes R100 000 bet on national carrier's future

SAA CEO takes R100 000 bet on national carrier's future Sydney – South African Airways CEO Vuyani Jarana on Monday announced he is taking up a R100 000 challenge proposed by the Free Market Foundation on his ability to make the state-owned airline profitable in three years’ time. Jarana has undertak...
by Enuf Sed
Thu May 31, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SA Express grounded by SA CAA
Replies: 5
Views: 137
South Africa

Re: SA Express grounded by SA CAA

SAX CEO admits airline also dealing with staff shortages JOHANNEBSURG – SA Express acting CEO Matsietsi Mokholo says the airline has experienced major staff shortages recently, which may have contributed to its maintenance issues and ultimately the grounding of its aircraft. Mokholo was speaking at...
by Enuf Sed
Thu May 31, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SA Express grounded by SA CAA
Replies: 5
Views: 137
South Africa

Re: SA Express grounded by SA CAA

SA Express won't fly with financial support from SAA JOHANNESBURG – SA Express acting CEO Matsietsi Mokholo says the airline will not be able to fly unless it receives financial support from government. Mokholo was speaking at SA Express's offices in Johannesburg on Wednesday for the first time sin...
by Enuf Sed
Thu May 31, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: PA31 Navajo gear collapse Wonderboom
Replies: 3
Views: 78
South Africa

PA31 Navajo gear collapse Wonderboom

PA31 Navajo gear collapse Wonderboom

Happened at Wondertree Airport yesterday. All safe.

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by Enuf Sed
Thu May 31, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Jayawijaya B732 dropped thrust reverser and veered off runway on landing
Replies: 5
Views: 132
South Africa

Jayawijaya B732 dropped thrust reverser and veered off runway on landing

Jayawijaya B732 dropped thrust reverser and veered off runway on landing A Jayawijaya Dirgantara Boeing 737-200 freighter, registration PK-JRM performing a freight flight from Jayapura to Wamena (Indonesia) with a cargo of food including rice, cement and other cargo weighing 12,557 kg, landed on Wa...
by Enuf Sed
Fri May 25, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: SAA confirms loss of R5.7bn over past financial year
Replies: 1
Views: 55
South Africa

SAA confirms loss of R5.7bn over past financial year

SAA confirms loss of R5.7bn over past financial year CAPE TOWN – The South African Airways (SAA) has confirmed losses of R5.7 billion over the past financial year. It was due to present the information in Parliament on Wednesday, but a meeting of the Standing Committee on Finance was cancelled over...
by Enuf Sed
Fri May 25, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SA Express grounded by SA CAA
Replies: 5
Views: 137
South Africa

Re: SA Express grounded by SA CAA

Recovery plan underway as SA Express operations remain suspended South African Airways (SAA) has announced recovery plans that entail replacement capacity with partner airlines to support South African Express passengers. This comes after the suspension of SA Express operations by the South African...
by Enuf Sed
Fri May 25, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SA Express grounded by SA CAA
Replies: 5
Views: 137
South Africa

Re: SA Express grounded by SA CAA

SAA scrambling to save the day for SA Express passengers Teams have been mobilised at airports to assist passengers left stranded by the suspension and grounding of SA Express today. The South African Airways (SAA) says it is supporting its embattled subsidiary, South African Express, after all its...
by Enuf Sed
Fri May 25, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SA Express grounded by SA CAA
Replies: 5
Views: 137
South Africa

SA Express grounded by SA CAA

SA Express grounded by SA CAA PRETORIA - The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has suspended SA Express’s air operator’s certificate and grounded nine of the operator’s 21 aircraft. The decision follows an audit of the airline and its maintenance organisation over the last few days and...
by Enuf Sed
Wed May 23, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: SuperSport Bar
Topic: AB retires from all international cricket
Replies: 5
Views: 177
South Africa

AB retires from all international cricket

AB retires from all international cricket Cape Town - In a shock move, AB de Villiers has announced his retirement from all international cricket with immediate effect. The 34-year-old announced the news on his own app on Wednesday, posting a video to his followers. The decision comes as a massive ...