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05 AugMore passport holders exempt from a visa when visiting South Africa


BARSA’s lobby and the continuous efforts of the Tourism Business Council of South Africa is bearing fruit. Please note that the…

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30 JulIndustry wants answers to ‘no-fly zone’ issue


LEADERS in the aviation industry are concerned about the long-term impact the Karoo-based SKA project (Square Kilometre Array) would have on…

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30 JulIata works with Zim govt to retrieve blocked BSP funds


IATA hopes that it has made inroads towards repatriating blocked Zimbabwe BSP funding amounting to US$196 million (R2,7bn). Director general, Alexandre…

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29 JulTourism can be ‘quick win’ for SA economy


Tourism can be a quick win and a key for growth in South Africa’s current economic climate. This was the sentiment…

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29 JulIATA coordinating with WHO on Ebola outbreak in DRC


The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) regarding an Ebola virus disease outbreak…

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29 JulReforms needed to maximise aviation benefits in South Africa


The International Air Transport Association (IATA) presented its latest study on the economic value of air transport and tourism to South…

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25 JulNew Copperbelt route welcomed


NEW direct flights between Johannesburg and Ndola are expected to bring lower fares to the market. Proflight Zambia will launch the…

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24 JulKenya Airways to be Nationalised


Published: 24 July 2019 KENYA’S parliament voted yesterday to nationalise the country’s main airline Kenya Airways to save it from mounting…

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22 JulBiometrics – a boon for travel


AIRLINES and airports worldwide are implementing biometrics to streamline the passenger experience from check-in to boarding. Biometrics in travel are used…

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21 JulIata delays NewGen ISS


The go-live of NewGen ISS in BSP South Africa has been postponed – after it was originally planned for August 1,…

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