Industry News

30 JunMore airports, more flights


Airlines are already planning to launch additional routes, following the Department of Transport’s announcement that more airports would open for domestic…

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30 JunMay Air Cargo Shows Slight Pickup Amid Continuing Capacity Crunch


Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in May showing a slight improvement in…

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30 JunInnovation is the key to airline recovery in a Covid world


From tsunamis to ash clouds and global financial crises, the travel industry has seen its share of setbacks over the past…

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29 JunAir Mauritius – Understanding the MK crisis


The COVID-19 pandemic is having a huge impact on aviation and air travel industry globally, and particularly on insular economies. It…

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29 JunDelta returns to Cape Town after 10 year break


US carrier Delta is to restart flights to Cape Town with an extension to its route from Atlanta to Johannesburg. The…

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26 JunAirports to e-ports


Two innovations that are under development will completely digitise the emigration/immigration process for South Africans travelling in and out of the…

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26 JunSA Tourism ‘working tirelessly’ to grow inbound tourism


Last year, South Africa attracted 10.2 million international visitors*, 2.3% less than the 10.9 million visitors received in 2018. Revenue generated…

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25 JunNDC roll-out could be hurt by COVID-19


Airlines are prioritising NDC roll-outs but they may not be in the best position to insist on what channels they will…

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25 Jun‘Tough game’ for airlines


Airlines will need to review their strategies to survive, according to aviation industry specialist, Manoj Papa. Manoj was speaking in a…

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25 JunAviation recovery plan will save R5,1bn for W Cape


Cape Town Air Access is working on an aviation recovery plan for the Western Cape, pushing for resumption of international air…

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