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Kulula to resume Lanseria flights from April 2021

Low-cost airline, Kulula will recommence its operations at Lanseria International Airport from 1 April 2021, servicing its Durban and CT routes...

2 days ago

BA reopens Joburg-Harare route

British Airways, operated by Comair, has reopened bookings for daily regional flights between Johannesburg and Harare...

3 days ago

Qatar Airways expands SA network with 28 weekly flights

The weekly flights will be operated across Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg...

18 Feb 2021

How FlySafair is improving its customer experience as airlines face recovery

FlySafair has just launched a new mobile app to make its customer's experience much simpler, by centralising all booking details into one place, enabling customers to manage their journeys on their own devices...

17 Feb 2021

CoCT, CPT International sets off to grow the aviation economy

"Together with our strategic business partners, we are implementing recovery plans for this crucial sector and have renewed funding for the successful Cape Town Air Access initiative, located in Wesgro, to ensure we get the aviation sector back on its feet while all roleplayers, including travellers, adhere to strict Covid-19 protocols."

17 Feb 2021

20 borders fully reopened, 30 remain closed

South Africa's 20 land borders, which have only been partially operational for the past month, will now be fully open from today, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has announced.

15 Feb 2021

Looking forward to safer air travel in 2021

For those in the aviation industry, the Covid-19 pandemic brought with it one of the most turbulent years on record. But for Aviation Co-ordination Services, the lessons of 2020 and the hope of a vaccine could see passengers return to a safer and more efficient airport experience...

Issued by ACS 11 Feb 2021

IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market

The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

10 Feb 2021

What you need to do when flying during level 3 lockdown

Level three restrictions in the middle of the December holiday season came as an unwelcome, albeit not altogether unexpected, surprise on 28 December. So, what happens to your existing travel plans under level 3?...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 9 Feb 2021

South Africa's airlines look to local travellers for support

The travel industry is in dire straits the world around after almost a year of strict travel restrictions that has seen casualties across the board. Now, SA airlines are turning inward to try and save their businesses by sweetening the deal for local travellers...

Issued by SA Airlines 9 Feb 2021

Africa airlines see 69.8% drop in passenger traffic demand

Worldwide, 2020 was the worst year in history for air travel demand. Bookings for future travel made in January 2021 were down 70% compared to a year ago, putting further pressure on airline cash positions and potentially impacting the timing of the expected recovery...

5 Feb 2021

FlySafair receives rights approval to operate between SA and Mauritius

While a schedule is not currently available due to the island nation's travel ban to and from South Africa, the airline will introduce a twice-weekly service as soon as government regulations allow...

1 Feb 2021

WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travellers

With comprehensive Covid-19 testing allowing for the free and safe movement of travellers, there should be no further requirements for proof of vaccination from the coronavirus...

By Linda Hohnholz 13 Jan 2021

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