Showing posts with label BA Comair. Show all posts
Showing posts with label BA Comair. Show all posts

Thursday, August 15, 2013

► SOUTH AFRICA: Comair to take delivery of first 737-800 for its British Airways franchise.

Comair LtdSouth Africa's Comair Ltd is set to deploy its first B737-800 (MSN 30403 | ZS - ?) to its British Airways franchise. The aircraft had previously seen service with India's Jet Airways (9W).

Monday, August 5, 2013

► SOUTH AFRICA: Eleven BA-Comair B737s suffer mass grounding over expired parts.

Comair LtdThe South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) on Friday, August 2, reportedly grounded eleven of British Airways-Comair's aircraft after they were found to be flying with components whose life-cycle expired in August 2012.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

■ SOUTH AFRICA: Comair Ltd posts $9mln profit for H2 2012 as Middle Eastern carriers begin to bite.

Comair LtdSouth Africa's Comair Ltd, the owners of LCC Kulula (MN) the BA Comair franchise, has posted an after-tax profit of USD8.97million (ZAR79million) for H2 (July - December 2012) as revenue influx grew 20% on the same period in 2011. 

Sunday, February 10, 2013

► SOUTH AFRICA: Comair Ltd, SAA, SA Airlink set sights on regional expansion.

SAA logoComair LtdSouth African Airways (SA), its subsidiary SA Airlink (4Z) and competitor Comair Ltd, the British Airways franchise holder in South Africa in addition to owning LCC Kulula, have applied for new frequencies to the Democratic Republic of the Congo amongst other destinations as South African carriers seek to broaden their market bases.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

■ MALAWI: Privatization Commission unveils shortlisted bidders for Air Malawi; Ethiopian in, BA Comair out.

Malawi's Privatization Commission, the governmental department charged with overseeing the sell off and eventual privatization of national carrier Air Malawi (QM), has announced a shortlist of 5 potential investors for Air Malawi (2012) Limited, whittled down from the original 11.

Thursday, December 6, 2012

► MOZAMBIQUE: BA Comair to start Johannesburg ORTIA - Maputo flights from May 2013.

British Airways
Comair Ltd has confirmed that its British Airways franchise will start daily return flights with a double daily service on Tuesdays and Saturdays between Johannesburg ORTIA and Maputo, Mozambique from 4 May 2013 using a Boeing 737-400. Bookings are now open.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

► SOUTH AFRICA: BA Comair increases Durban – Cape Town Weekday flights from late October 2012.

British Airways
South African franchise, British Airways (Comair) (BA/MN), has announced an increase in their Durban – Cape Town weekday flights with the addition of 3x to 4x additional daily flights, with effect from 29 October 2012. 

The flights are operated with a mixture of Boeing 737-300s and Boeing 737-400s.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

► MALAWI: Air Malawi to be unbundled before privatization.

As Joyce Banda's Malawian government pushes on with its cost cutting measures aimed at freeing the ailing African nation's fiscus from millstone parastatals, up for sale is Air Malawi (QM) Ltd, in which the Malawian Government has pledged to honour all the national flag carrier's debts and liabilities as part of a deal sweetener.