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20 JulIATA: Stronger Regulation of Powerful Airports Needed to Protect Consumers


Nearly 60% of passengers in Europe pass through just 25 airports. Many airports are able to charge prices that would otherwise…

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20 JulBeware – Iata email fraud


Iata has put out a notification warning customers of a new spate of phishing e-mails in South Africa containing fake references…

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20 JulQatar Airways to launch flights to Gaborone


Qatar Airways will launch a new service to Gaborone, Botswana, via Johannesburg, starting on October 27. The three-times weekly flights on…

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20 JulMango and LH increase connections


Lufthansa and Mango Airlines have signed a new partnership, allowing for easier connections between the two airlines. Lufthansa passengers can now…

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19 JulVisa-free travel to SA extends to 7 more countries


The Department of Home Affairs has announced an addition to its visa-free countries list for travel to South Africa. Citizens of…

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18 JulReforms Needed to Maximize Aviation Benefits in South Africa


IATA presented its latest study on the economic value of air transport and tourism to South Africa, and identified opportunities for…

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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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