Tag: Johannesburg

Bombardier Sees Increasing Demand for Pre-Owned Aircraft in Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes At the African Aviation Finance conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft reflected on the development of the African Regional Aircraft market, stating that it was seeing a surge in demand in Africa for pre-owned aircraft. “As we seek to increase our market share on the continent, we have successfully placed a significant number […]

Africa’s Busiest Passenger Air Routes Revealed

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 10 busiest passenger air routes in Africa have been revealed in a new study conducted by Routes. The research has found that the South African domestic flight between Cape Town and Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport is the busiest on the continent. More than 4.7 million passengers flew the 1,292 km between the two […]

Mango Airlines Boeing 737 Suffers A Bird Strike In Johannesburg

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Mango Boeing 737-800, registration ZS-SJH performing flight JE-147 from Johannesburg to Cape Town (South Africa) with 179 people on board, was climbing out of Johannesburg’s runway 03L when a bird impacted the left hand engine inlet (CFM56) causing a dent at the engine inlet. The crew stopped the climb at about FL200 and decided […]