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UN agency: Individual nations should decide on aeroplane laptop ban

MONTREAL, Canada: It is for each country to decide whether to take security measures such as the British and US partial ban on electronics in commercial aeroplanes...

20 hours ago

Africa's dramatic decline in travel freedom

African countries account for 16 of the 20 biggest fallers on the annual Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index over the last decade, with the continent as a whole suffering the most dramatic decline in travel freedom...

1 day ago

Canada weighs banning on-flight electronics

OTTAWA, Canada: Canada is considering prohibiting personal electronics onboard flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa...

1 day ago

Know these top five marketing trends to travel in 2017

With purchases happening online, the travel industry is going completely digital to expand its business beyond expectations. Here are a few trends for the year 2017 that you need to watch out for...

By Stephen Marshal 3 days ago

10 destinations South Africans can visit visa-free

There is a number of beautiful destination South Africans can travel to without a visa. Here's a list of the top ten visa-free destinations with insights and must-see locations...

17 Mar 2017

It's not too late to save your Voyager Miles from expiring – donate unused Miles to charity

South African Airways would like to remind all Voyager members to review their Voyager accounts as some of their Voyager Miles could expire on 31 March 2017...

Issued by South African Airways 16 Mar 2017

Ryanair to launch flights to Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine: Irish low-cost airline Ryanair announced on Wednesday, 16 March 2017, its first flights to Ukraine, with four new routes departing from Britain, Sweden and the Netherlands...

16 Mar 2017

#BrandManagerMonth: Cheapflights in a time of travel bans, Brexit and savvy consumers

We had a chat with award-winning commercial marketer and Cheapflights MD, Andrew Shelton, to find out what's in store for the Cheapflights brand in 2017...

By Cari Coetzee 14 Mar 2017

South African Airways launches new website aimed at making travel even easier

South African Airways (SAA) has recently launched its new-look website at www.flysaa.com, which promises more speed, more options and more simplicity...

Issued by South African Airways 13 Mar 2017

World's first craft beer brewed to be enjoyed while flying

Betsy Beer is the first beer designed and brewed to be enjoyed at high altitudes. Because senses are dulled by up to 30% during a flight, Cathay Pacific wanted to brew a beer that was perfectly suited to this environment...

10 Mar 2017

How to fly like a seasoned business traveller

Few of us would enjoy flying every day and living out of suitcase. For some, however, business travel is a necessity, so here are a few hints and tips that can make a big difference...

9 Mar 2017

Jumia Travel expands with new local and international destinations

Jumia Travel has unveiled new destinations with new properties in South Africa, Morocco, Egypt, and Tunisia, as well as outbound destinations including Dubai, London, New York, Paris, and Mecca...

9 Mar 2017

Airlines add 80,000 new seats with flights to Victoria Falls

80,000 more tourists a year could soon fly into Zimbabwe's resort town of Victoria Falls...

8 Mar 2017

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