Industry News

11 SepQantas ups international carry-on bag allowance


Qantas has increased the carry-on weight limit in first class, business class and premium economy on international flights. Passengers are now…

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03 SepSlight increase in foreign travellers to South Africa


Statistics SA’s latest tourism and migration report, reflecting arrivals for June, reveals that South Africa saw 3 355 904 travellers pass through ports…

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03 SepSA Tourism embarks on global roadshow


As South Africa looks to increase its international tourism arrival numbers, South African Tourism along with the Tourism Business Council of…

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03 SepTourism safety in the spotlight in Parliament


Tourism stakeholders were invited by parliament’s Portfolio committees on Tourism and Police to address tourist safety in South Africa. The workshop, which…

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02 SepLatam Airlines to introduce latest generation aircraft on its South Africa service


Latam Airlines Brazil will operate its state-of-the-art Airbus A350XWB on its five weekly services between Johannesburg and Sao Paulo starting 02…

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21 AugCape Town airport to receive multibillion-rand boost over next five years


Cape Town International Airport (CTIA) is set to receive an estimated R7.5-billion capital investment over the next five years. By 2024,…

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21 AugLufthansa Technik sets up shop in South Africa


Lufthansa Technik has become the first foreign MRO provider to establish line maintenance operations in South Africa through a new contract…

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21 AugFirst A320neo in Africa receives warm welcome in Mauritius upon landing


Air Seychelles first Airbus A320neo aircraft named ‘Veuve’ has conducted its official flight to Mauritius. To mark the arrival of 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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