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South Africa: Comair Flights Suspended Indefinitely

South Africa: Comair Flights Suspended Indefinitely

South Africa’s Civil Aviation Authority has announced that Comair flights have been suspended indefinitely.

This follows Saturday’s temporary suspension of Comair’s Kulula and British Airways flights after engine failures in a space of two months. 

The authority says their findings mean there is an immediate risk to safety and security.

Passengers at OR Tambo International have been left frustrated by the Civil Aviation Authority’s grounding of flights.

eNCA reports that there is chaos at OR Tambo following the indefinite suspension of flights.

The Civil Aviation Authority indicated in a statement that it is not satisfied by documentation provided by Comair when it comes to safety precautions taken by the airline.

A passenger who identified himself as Mike criticised the Civil Aviation Authority for not giving warnings to the airline to avoid inconveniencing travellers. He told eNCA:

They knew this problem from a long time ago. They were supposed to give them time so that they can also inform their travellers. 

He said the airline should have been given ample time to fix its issues. He recommended taking travellers to othe

More: eNCA

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Hello 5 months ago

Pamberi naChamisa...CAA yenyu haina basa iyo....CCC chete

Tech Zim 5 months ago

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Mboko 5 months ago

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Hezvoko 5 months ago

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Artwell 5 months ago

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Night Shift 5 months ago

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Noma aka Matshuma 5 months ago

Noma aka Matshuma 0 minutes ago
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Skllz 5 months ago

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Noma aka Matshuma 5 months ago

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Vybz Kartel 5 months ago

Mpfanha @Skllz usanditsome. Ndosaka chiBush party (CCC) chako chakatadza kuita unlawful gathering yacho kuMarondera nezuro due to poor attendance - approximately 30 confused CCC supporters were at Rudhakwa stadium.

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