Johannesburg, 14 October 2013 – Airports Company South Africa wishes to assure its passengers and partners that operations at O.R. Tambo International Airport have resumed to full capacity this morning. This comes after an attempted cable theft in the early hours of yesterday morning prevented the fuel pipeline’s ability to transmit fuel to aircraft. Both Domestic and International flights were affected resulting in majority of the airlines being delayed yesterday.
Johannesburg, 13 October 2013 – O.R. Tambo International Airport wishes to advise all passengers that current flight delays being experienced at the airport are as a result of an attempted cable theft. The South African Police Service is investigating the matter.
Johannesburg, 13 October 2013 – O.R. Tambo International Airport wishes to advise all passengers that whilst the power cable is yet to be restored, airlines are now able to uplift fuel out of the airport. The damage to the cable due to this morning’s attempted cable theft had affected the fuel pipeline’s ability to transmit fuel to aircraft.
Johannesburg 07 October 2013 – Following the broadcast by Carte Blanche on the 6th of October on tariff increase, Airports Company South Africa would like to provide context to some of the misleading and inaccurate information presented in the report.