Sep 10th, 2012
Cape Town — The gigantic miracle bird, Airbus 300-600 roared to a halt at one of the parking lots of the magnificent O. R. Tambo International Airport in the city of Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa that chilly Sunday morning at about 6.30 am, South African time on July 28, 2012. And that start...
In East Africa
May 7th, 2012
Ofentse Ratsie Eritrean Airlines launched its first flight at Cape Town today. The flight landed from Asmara in Eritrea at 16h40 to a traditional water canon salute from Airports Company South Africa, Cape Town International Airport’s Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighter department. Later the flight lef...
Mar 12th, 2012
OUR government has opted for a short-cut diplomatic strategy in its attempt to appease Nigeria. This after 125 citizens from the West African country were refused entry into South Africa. They were deported soon after immigration officials at OR Tambo International Airport queried the validity –...
Jan 28th, 2012
Johannesburg – A South African woman was arrested at Lilongwe International Airport, in Malawi, for allegedly trying to smuggle four kilograms of cocaine in a baby stroller earlier this week, a Johannesburg newspaper reported on Saturday. Patience Monkei-Khame, 33, was searched at the airport w...
Jan 25th, 2011
Two consignments of counterfeit Viagra worth R17-million was seized at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, national police said on Monday. “Police confiscated the first consignment on 20 January, worth R6-million, and the second [on Sunday], worth R11-million,” said nation...
Oct 31st, 2010
Eleven people were injured when they were evacuated from a 1Time aircraft that aborted take-off on Sunday, Airports Company SA said. Spokeswoman Unathi Batyashe-Fillis said the aircraft, which was destined for Cape Town from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, did not take-off because of ...