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by four engine jock
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SAA Agrees to Hire Recovery Expert
Replies: 4
Views: 431
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SAA Agrees to Hire Recovery Expert

South African Airways has agreed to hire a restructuring expert to help turn around the state-owned airline and help meet conditions laid down by lenders to roll over debt, according to two people familiar with the matter. Incoming Chief Executive Officer Vuyani Jarana met with British industry vete...
by four engine jock
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: SAA gets another multi billion bailout from government
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Cuba

SAA gets another multi billion bailout from government

Colossally bankrupt South African Airways has once again been granted a multi-billion bailout from National Treasury. The funds for the bailout will be coming from the National Revenue Fund. Friday was the last day for SAA to pay back a R1.8 billion loan to Citibank, if the loan was not repaid by th...
by four engine jock
Fri Sep 29, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Etihad Airways pilot dies in the mid-air
Replies: 1
Views: 236
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Etihad Airways pilot dies in the mid-air

No sooner the freight service flight 927 took off from Abu Dhabi towards Amsterdam, the pilot collapsed and his condition was deteriorating. The First Officer issued an emergency call and diverted the Etihad aircraft to Kuwait. “A medical team met the aircraft upon landing in Kuwait and assisted the...
by four engine jock
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SAA cancels flights across six routes
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Cuba

SAA cancels flights across six routes

Cape Town - South African Airways has confirmed it will cancel flights on six of its regional destinations due to "operational reasons". Tourism Update states the airline sent out a notification to trade last week, confirming it "will cut flights to Brazzaville via Pointe Noire in the...
by four engine jock
Tue Aug 29, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen in The Cockpit
Replies: 60
Views: 2749
Cuba

Re: Seen in The Cockpit

That’s the reason we never disconnected the toque links on pushback. Always depressurized the A System.
by four engine jock
Mon Aug 28, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen in The Cockpit
Replies: 60
Views: 2749
Cuba

Re: Seen in The Cockpit

How do you loose a torque link pin?????
by four engine jock
Fri Jul 21, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Air Traffic Control (ATC)
Topic: Seen on Flightradar24 Today
Replies: 487
Views: 16529
Cuba

Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

Look at SA 4701.

Its been in a holding pattern for over three hours.
by four engine jock
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Air Côte d’Ivoire receives its new A320 at a colourful ceremony in Toulouse
Replies: 1
Views: 132
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Air Côte d’Ivoire receives its new A320 at a colourful ceremony in Toulouse

Air Côte d’Ivoire, the Ivory Coast’s flagship airline based in Abidjan, received its new A320 at a ceremony that was held at the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse on Monday 17 July. This ceremony was jointly presided over by Didier Evrard, Airbus Executive Vice President Programmes and General Abdo...
by four engine jock
Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Mbalula unleashes big guns on airport crime
Replies: 4
Views: 195
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Mbalula unleashes big guns on airport crime

Johannesburg - Police Minister Fikile Mbalula believes most crimes at OR Tambo International Airport are inside jobs and has vowed to bring changes to security personnel there. This comes in the wake of three suspects, including a police officer, who appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrates' Court o...
by four engine jock
Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Emirates cuts flights to Angola over revenue repatriation issues
Replies: 4
Views: 204
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Emirates cuts flights to Angola over revenue repatriation issues

LUANDA (Reuters) - Emirates airline has scaled back its five weekly flights to the Angolan capital Luanda to three due to the difficulty of repatriating revenue earned in the country, the president of the Middle East's largest airline said. "As I have previously indicated, the viability of our ...
by four engine jock
Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Air Zimbabwe Is Said to Cut More Than a Third of Its Workforce
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Cuba

Air Zimbabwe Is Said to Cut More Than a Third of Its Workforce

Air Zimbabwe is firing more than a third of its workforce to prevent the state-owned airline from going bankrupt. The airline has debts of about $330 million, Transport Minister Joram Gumbo said in June. The carrier was also banned from operating in the European Union in May on safety concerns even ...
by four engine jock
Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Gigaba on SAA: ‘I want that airline off my list of top priorities’
Replies: 2
Views: 158
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Gigaba on SAA: ‘I want that airline off my list of top priorities’

The finance minister appears to be losing patience with South African Airways — but says the latest cash injection has not ‘affected the fiscal framework in any way’ South Africans are sick and tired of supporting SAA, when the airline itself is not showing any sense of responsibility, Finance Mini...
by four engine jock
Mon Jul 03, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Armed robber shot dead after failed Johannesburg airport cargo heist
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Cuba

Armed robber shot dead after failed Johannesburg airport cargo heist

An armed robber was shot dead and another arrested after they held up Swissport security guards in the cargo precinct of Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday (July 1) morning, airport management has confirmed. Leigh Gunkel-Keuler, spokesperson for OR Tambo International Airport,...
by four engine jock
Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Delta releases full-length video educating employees on Gulf carrier subsidies
Replies: 1
Views: 160
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Delta releases full-length video educating employees on Gulf carrier subsidies

To explain the threat subsidized state-owned Gulf carriers pose to Delta, the U.S. aviation industry and millions of jobs, the airline produced for its employees a ​video featuring the perspectives of Delta employees and executives, as well as experts in trade, economics and aviation. Delta released...
by four engine jock
Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Freight Dogs Anonymous (OOTSK)
Topic: GECAS Plans to Convert a Further 30 737-800s to Freighters
Replies: 16
Views: 2116
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GECAS Plans to Convert a Further 30 737-800s to Freighters

Shannon, Ireland – June 21, 2017 – GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) a world leader in aviation leasing and financing, is planning to convert a further 30 Boeing 737-800s into freighters. GECAS launched the 737-800 freighter program with Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) in 2015 and Boeing in 2016. Si...
by four engine jock
Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Biggest South African airport probes possible insider crimes
Replies: 2
Views: 153
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Biggest South African airport probes possible insider crimes

South African authorities are investigating whether any workers at Johannesburg's main international airport have helped robbers who follow arriving travelers and mug them at their homes or other destinations. The probe follows a series of reports about people who were attacked after leaving O.R. Ta...
by four engine jock
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: 98% of SAA’s spending didn’t go to white-owned companies
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Cuba

98% of SAA’s spending didn’t go to white-owned companies

98% of SAA's spending didn’t go to white-owned companies South Africa’s police minister has accused South African Airways (SAA), the country’s national airline, of being guilty of a “despicable crime against black business”. Calling it “white monopoly existence in full colour”, Fikile Mbalula tweet...
by four engine jock
Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Iranian-American Azima under investigation for UAE arms deal
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Cuba

Re: Iranian-American Azima under investigation for UAE arms deal

Just In case you dont know him chairman & ceo, aviation leasing group Since 1981, Mr. Azima has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aviation Leasing Group of Companies (ALG). ALG is directly involved in airline operations and technical support of the aviation industry. The Group cu...
by four engine jock
Fri Jun 23, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Iranian-American Azima under investigation for UAE arms deal
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Cuba

Iranian-American Azima under investigation for UAE arms deal

The FBI is investigating an Iranian-born US businessman Farhad Azima for corrupt global practices. The Associated Press has named the Kansas City resident Azima as the target of an investigation. The AP also cited documents that indicate journalist Jay Solomon acted as an intermediary in discussing ...