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As technology progresses, so, too, must our laws. Drones, formally known as remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), have been around for at least a decade, but their application was limited and costs prohibitive

Sam Beckbessinger is back in the driving seat this week and is joined by Nic Callegari and Ben Kelly for a discussion about Telkom’s latest financial results, Google Music, the future of radio, employment in the technology sector, flight mode on planes, and much more

The SA Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has given the green light to SA Airways (SAA) to allow passengers on the airline’s flights to use their smartphones and other supported devices in “flight mode”, where the devices’ radio antennae are switched off. SAA passengers on all domestic

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has approved an application by WirelessG and Row 44 to install Wi-Fi equipment in commercial aircraft in SA, paving the way for in-flight Internet access. WirelessG, which provides a network of Wi-Fi hotspots

The rules airlines impose on the use of electronic gadgetry on their aircraft are incoherent and in many cases downright silly. It is time the industry applied consistent guidelines on the use of cellphones, e-readers and tablets on their flights. I’ve been travelling extensively around

SA Airways is the only airline that can test the feasibility of using cellphones on its flights, the SA Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said on Friday. “The CAA wishes to clarify that despite reports from some media

SA Airways and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) are testing the use of cellphones in flight mode on the national carriers’ aircraft. The move is a significant step for both the carrier and the authority