Industry News

02 OctTourism industry calls for ‘urgent’ consultation on high-risk strategy


While the reopening of international travel is welcomed, there are a number of unanswered questions around yesterday’s briefing by the Ministers….

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02 OctGovernment’s insurance requirements make travel impossible


During this week’s governmental briefing on the reopening of South Africa’s borders a sweeping statement was made that travellers may only…

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02 Oct4.5 million aviation jobs at stake in Africa


Iata has warned that the damage being done to the African aviation industry – and on economies – by the shutdown…

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02 OctSQ restarts passenger services to SA


Singapore Airlines will restart passenger flights between Singapore and Johannesburg from October 14. The airline said in a statement that it…

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02 OctLufthansa – first into SA!


Lufthansa was the first international airline to resume scheduled services from Europe to South Africa with the warmly welcomed arrival of…

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02 OctGovt ignores outbound travel


The industry has been anxiously awaiting the promised list of the countries to which South Africa will open its borders, to…

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02 OctAirlines welcome reopening regulations


While there is still uncertainty about government regulations relating to the reopening of South Africa’s borders, airlines have welcomed the decision…

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01 OctUPDATE: Leisure travellers from key source markets banned from SA


THIS STORY WAS UPDATED ON SEPTEMBER 30 AT 21h24: Minister of Home Affairs, Aaron Motsoaledi, issued a statement tonight clarifying that the…

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01 Oct‘Weaker than expected recovery for aviation’ – Iata


Iata has downgraded its traffic forecast for 2020 to reflect a weaker-than-expected recovery, as evidenced by a dismal end to the…

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01 OctCentral African carrier comes back to SA


Malawi Airlines has announced that it’s back in the sky. The national carrier of ‘The Warm Heart of Africa’ has flights…

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