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20 MarUrgent Emergency Support Requested for Airlines


Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is appealing to governments in Africa and the Middle East, as part of…

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20 MarSA’s aviation losses could reach $1.2bn


Aviation industry disruption from COVID-19 could result in a loss of six million passengers and US$1.2bn loss in base revenues in…

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20 MarAustralia and New Zealand shut borders


In a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19, New Zealand and Australian governments have issued travel bans on all foreign…

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20 MarMauritius lockdown – the latest


Following the news that Mauritius has closed its borders as of today, March 19, for 14 days, airlines and tour operators…

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19 MarGovernment clarifies position on visas from high-risk countries


The Ministry of Home Affairs has clarified that travellers from the 10 identified high-risk countries that have been restricted from travelling…

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19 MarMauritius closes borders


Mauritius has closed its borders to all foreign nationals, including South Africans, effective March 19, 20h00 GMT. The Prime Minister of…

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19 MarWithdrawal of Visa Exemptions for Travellers from Covid-19 High and Medium Risk Countries


Dr PA Motsoaledi, MP, South African Minister of Home Affairs recently issued a statement for the Withdrawal of Visa Exemptions for…

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19 MarGovernment Gazette Update


An important update to the South African Government Gazette. Click here to view.

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18 MarNew visa requirements for high-risk countries


Six high-risk countries – which, to date have enjoyed visa-free entry into South Africa – will now be required to apply…

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18 MarBorder Air closure


Border Air has closed and will reopen Thursday March 19. Helena Maxwell, commercial manager at the representation company, told eTNW it…

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