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Cape Town International Airport to be renamed after Nelson Mandela

NEWSWATCH: Airports Company SA has announced that Cape Town International Airport will be renamed but, despite Julius Malema's suggestion, not after Winnie Madikizela-Mandela...

By Ilse van den Berg 16 Apr 2018

Increase in Edelweiss Air flights show European appetite for Cape Town

Edelweiss Air is adding an additional weekly flight between Zurich and Cape Town from October 2018, increasing the number of direct seasonal flights between the cities from three to four a week...

16 Apr 2018

Lufthansa Group to give Airbus A320 Family new seats

Lufthansa Group customers will have access to new seats on short/medium-haul routes with the start of the planned Airbus A320 Family aircraft deliveries in 2019...

13 Apr 2018

South African tourism holding steady

South African Tourism, asserts optimistically that the current water crisis may actually help position the country as a global leader in sustainable tourism practices, including the judicious use of water...

By Kerry Dimmer 13 Apr 2018

Air France's Joon officially takes over Cape Town route

NEWSWATCH: Air France has announced that its 'baby sister' airline, Joon, has taken over the direct route between Cape Town and Paris...

By Ilse van den Berg 11 Apr 2018

What you need to apply for your Schengen visa in 2018

South Africans planning a trip to EU countries, that require a Schengen visa, should be prepared for a stricter application process (and longer turnaround time) than in the past...

Issued by SA Airlines 10 Apr 2018

KZN's North Coast a destination treasure trove for economic growth

According to Grant Thornton research, KwaZulu-Natal's North Coast has attracted more than 800,000 visitors between March 2017 and February 2018 and is considered a treasured leisure destination...

10 Apr 2018

FlySafair named Best Airline Africa and Indian Ocean by TripAdvisor travellers

FlySafair has been named Best Airline Africa and Indian Ocean in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice awards for Airlines, which highlights the world's top carriers...

9 Apr 2018

February shows rebound in passenger traffic growth

"As expected, we saw a return to stronger demand growth in February, after the temporary slowdown in January. This is supported by a robust economic backdrop and solid business confidence."

6 Apr 2018

Reimagining the golden age of air travel

'The golden age of air travel' could be imagined as immaculately-dressed passengers being served sumptuous meals - from those photos where they looked effortlessly elegant, as though stepping off the set of Mad Men. However, it's all about how you define a golden era...

5 Apr 2018

Why South Africa's unabridged birth certificate regulation should be revoked

The regulation affects all travellers, regardless of nationality, who travel to and from South Africa with children. It's a demanding expectation of foreign families, particularly those who book trips to South Africa without having heard of the documents...

4 Apr 2018

Consumerisation of travel: Millennials changing the face of business travel

Millennials will soon become the largest group of travel customers, driving the evolution of the industry with a demand for cutting-edge digital solutions and a thirst for more 'bleisure'...

3 Apr 2018

LAM, Fastjet signs MoU to stimulate commercial aviation

LAM - Mozambique Airlines and Fastjet have announced the joint signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to explore long-term commercial cooperation...

23 Mar 2018

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