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15 JulZimbabwe’s hard currency shortage is problem for airlines


Zimbabwe has run up debts to African and international airlines of close to $200 million according to IATA. The industry body…

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15 JulProflight Zambia to launch Ndola-Johannesburg


Proflight Zambia has announced plans for a scheduled service between Ndola and Johannesburg. The new route, which is expected to begin…

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15 JulGov eases travel to SA for new visa-free countries


South Africa has scrapped visa requirements for various countries, including New Zealand. In 2017, in what was considered a tit-for-tat move,…

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15 JulSAA codeshare with Brazilian airline


South African Airways (SAA) has announced a codeshare and frequent flyer agreement with Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aéreas (GOL), effective from…

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15 JulGlobal air transport association head has praise and concerns for South Africa


11th July 2019 BY: REBECCA CAMPBELL CREAMER MEDIA SENIOR DEPUTY EDITOR While praising South Africa’s high standards and advanced capabilities in…

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04 JulDelta expands African offering


DELTA Airlines has expanded its offering in Africa through interline and codeshare agreements, providing one-stop connections to the US from Johannesburg,…

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04 JulORTIA regroups to cushion SAA blow


THE position of OR Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) as South Africa’s primary hub remains stable, thanks to foreign and domestic airlines…

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04 JulSouth African network developments


Ndiphiwe Ntuli says Barsa member airlines, throughout 2018 and 2019, have been establishing new routes into South Africa’s three main international…

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04 JulObstacles to greater African air access


Lack of intra-regional connectivity remains a key constraint. “Lack of domestic flights, stopovers lengthening travel time, and other economic factors such…

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03 JulSA shows potential despite constraints


Air access from South Africa into Africa and the rest of the world is improving steadily, despite continued lack of intra-…

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