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President Zuma to unveil a life-size O.R. Tambo Statute

October 17, 2017 • Air, TransportComments Off on President Zuma to unveil a life-size O.R. Tambo Statute

President Jacob Zuma will on Thursday, 19 October 2017, unveil a life-size statue of Mr Oliver Reginald Tambo at the O.R. Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. The ceremony forms part of the O.R. Tambo centenary celebrations that are being held across the country under the theme “Life and Legacy of OR Tambo”. The ceremony [&hellip...

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AVI Afrique 2017 Awards heed for innovation and excellence in South Africa

August 14, 2017 • Air, TransportComments Off on AVI Afrique 2017 Awards heed for innovation and excellence in South Africa

The Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Limited is kicking things off on a high note with the launch of the prestigious AVI Afrique 2017 Awards. Contestants from all over South Africa can enter and stand a chance to be crowned for their innovative...

Opening speech by ATNS CEO at the 27th Occasion of the ATNS Operations Committee

July 24, 2017 • Air, TransportComments Off on Opening speech by ATNS CEO at the 27th Occasion of the ATNS Operations Committee

  Ladies and Gentlemen, It is an undisputable fact that flying remains the safest form of travel by a far wider margin as compared to other modes of transport. Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) is working hard to improve its safety performance....

Air Traffic Navigation Services focus on rural youth development

July 18, 2017 • Air, TransportComments Off on Air Traffic Navigation Services focus on rural youth development

East London – Eastern Cape. 18 July 2017: As an organisation invested in Nelson Mandela’s vision for South Africa, the Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS) invests a lot of time and resources into enriching the lives of the future leaders of South...

ATNS part of History-in-the-Making

May 11, 2017 • Air, TransportComments Off on ATNS part of History-in-the-Making

Johannesburg – 11 May 2017:  The first week of May 2017 will be a day to be remembered in Saint Helena’s history as the first ever passenger flight landed at St Helena Airport. SA Airlink flew from Cape Town to St Helena with an RJ85 aircraft. The...

35 Years in selfless Pursuit of Safer African Skies

December 19, 2016 • Air, TransportComments Off on 35 Years in selfless Pursuit of Safer African Skies

(Peter Marais retires after more than three decades in South African aviation) Johannesburg, South Africa – 19 December 2016: Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Ltd has lost one of its pioneers – to retirement. Peter Charles Marais...

South Africa to Commemorate International Civil Aviation Day in Margate, KZN

December 6, 2016 • Air, TransportComments Off on South Africa to Commemorate International Civil Aviation Day in Margate, KZN

Pretoria-The Department of Transport will host the country’s first Aviation Youth Summit as a build up to the International Civil Aviation Day (ICAD) celebrations  on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 at the Dube Trade Port in La Mercy, KwaZulu-Natal. The aim of...

Aviation career awareness roadshow in KZN

December 5, 2016 • Air, TransportComments Off on Aviation career awareness roadshow in KZN

Durban, South Africa – 5 December 2016: Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Ltd and its aviation partners – today launched a career awareness road-show in Harding, KZN, as a precursor to the Aviation Youth Summit and International Civil...

Over a hundred to be conferred with International Aviation Qualifications

November 17, 2016 • Air, Traffic, TransportComments Off on Over a hundred to be conferred with International Aviation Qualifications

Over a hundred delegates from different countries are expected to be conferred with Aviation-related diplomas at a graduation ceremony – scheduled to take place tomorrow – near OR Tambo International Airport. ATNS Aviation Training Academy (ATA)...

Suspected female drug dealer arrested at OR Tambo International Airport

November 7, 2016 • Air, TransportComments Off on Suspected female drug dealer arrested at OR Tambo International Airport

Gauteng: On Sunday afternoon, 06 November 2016, members of the Trans-National Investigation Team based at the OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA), intercepted and arrested a 34-year-old woman for allegedly dealing in drugs. The arrest followed shortly...