SA Express will soon be taking to the skies again
SA Express will soon be taking to the skies again

Domestic flights in South Africa should be back to full complement with the reinstatement of SA Express which offers a feeder network to domestic flight destinations...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 7 Aug 2018

#WomensMonth 2018: Introducing the women of the travel sector
#WomensMonth 2018: Introducing the women of the travel sector

South Africa's retail travel sector employs around 9,000 people, 73% of which are female. This is according to a 2017 industry assessment by the Association of Southern African Travel Agents ...

7 Aug 2018

Travelling with kids? Home Affairs tables changes to unabridged birth certificate legislation
Travelling with kids? Home Affairs tables changes to unabridged birth certificate legislation

As part of a drive to modernise their processes, Home Affairs have dropped the need for children to travel with unabridged birth certificates - but only if both parents are listed in the child's passport...

Issued by SA Airlines 7 Aug 2018

UK airports are developing tech to ease the liquid ban
UK airports are developing tech to ease the liquid ban

The days of decanting your shampoo and conditioner into 100ml bottles to be able to board an international flight may be coming to an end...

Issued by Cheap International Flights 7 Aug 2018

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Fastjet offers more value for everyone

Fastjet will include the first item of checked luggage as well as a snack and/or refreshment in all tickets sold...

6 Aug 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A shot of mass tourism on the rocks
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A shot of mass tourism on the rocks

Question: What do Malta and Iceland have in common besides being Game of Thrones locations? Answer: More than you think...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 3 Aug 2018

Don't get bogged down with airline baggage rules
Don't get bogged down with airline baggage rules

Benediction Zubane, head of department: marketing at Mango Airlines says things could very quickly turn pear-shaped if you haven't paid attention to airline baggage regulations...

By Benediction Zubane 2 Aug 2018

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British Airways brings a real dining experience to SA air travel

British Airways has launched a new restaurant-style dining experience on all of its flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg, and London...

1 Aug 2018

DHL Global, Ethiopian Airlines maximise growth through joint venture
DHL Global, Ethiopian Airlines maximise growth through joint venture

DHL Global Forwarding and Ethiopian Airlines have signed a new agreement to form DHL-Ethiopian Airlines Logistics Services Ltd, a cargo logistics provider joint venture company in Africa...

27 Jul 2018

The state and potential of the aviation sector in Kenya
The state and potential of the aviation sector in Kenya

Jumia Travel engages Kelvin Mwasi, the commercial manager of Skyward Express to shed some light on the state and potential of the aviation sector in Kenya...

By Josephine Wawira 26 Jul 2018

Pay@Pep allows customers to pay for flights in Pep stores nationwide
Pay@Pep allows customers to pay for flights in Pep stores nationwide

Travelstart and Pep have partnered to deliver a service that enables customers to pay for flights in more than 600 Pep stores nationwide...

25 Jul 2018

South African Airways (SAA) voted Best Airline Staff in Africa
South African Airways (SAA) voted Best Airline Staff in Africa

SAA continues to set the bar in customer service by once again winning the 'Best Airline Staff in Africa' award at the annual World Airline Awards hosted by Skytrax...

Issued by South African Airways 23 Jul 2018

And the World's Best Airlines of 2018 are...
And the World's Best Airlines of 2018 are...

Singapore Airlines has been named 2018's World's Best Airline in Skytrax's World Airline Awards. Not only that, but it also snatched the top spot as the World's Best First Class, Best Airline in Asia, and Best First Class Airline Seat...

19 Jul 2018

First daily Fastjet flights between Harare and Bulawayo
First daily Fastjet flights between Harare and Bulawayo

Friday, 20 July 2018 will see Fastjet commence daily flights between Harare and Bulawayo...

18 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: SAA shows its support for Mandela Centenary celebrations
#Mandela100: SAA shows its support for Mandela Centenary celebrations

South Africa Airways (SAA) has introduced special initiatives to honour Madiba by branding three aircraft within its fleet - an Airbus A320-200, A330-300, and an A340-600...

18 Jul 2018

Cape Town bags 3 awards at Routes Africa 2018
Cape Town bags 3 awards at Routes Africa 2018

The award wins include the best airport in Africa in the 4-20 million passenger category for ACSA Cape Town International Airport, best destination marketing award for Cape Town Air Access, and the Overall Routes Africa award...

18 Jul 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: An acceleration of arrivals
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: An acceleration of arrivals

Something significant happened on the islands last month and it wasn't just the arrival of summer...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 13 Jul 2018

Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Eritrea after 20 years
Ethiopian Airlines resumes flights to Eritrea after 20 years

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that, after 20 years, it will resume daily flights to Asmara, the capital and the largest city of Eritrea, on 17 July 2018...

11 Jul 2018

Most common items left behind before flying
Most common items left behind before flying

Just imagine it, you arrive on time to catch a flight to your dream destination for a well-deserved holiday, only for that sickening feeling to take hold of your entire body when you realise you forgot your ID at home...

By Benediction Zubane 6 Jul 2018

Don't miss your cheap flight from SA's new silent airports
Don't miss your cheap flight from SA's new silent airports

Passengers need to be extra vigilant about checking their boarding time and departure gate now that South African airports are minimising terminal announcements...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 6 Jul 2018

When you should (or shouldn't) bother with travel insurance
When you should (or shouldn't) bother with travel insurance

Many people prefer not to ruin the glow of holiday preparations with thoughts of accidents, illness and missed flights. But is foregoing travel insurance worth the risk?...

Issued by SA Airlines 6 Jul 2018

IATA results shows a growing demand in global passenger traffic for May
IATA results shows a growing demand in global passenger traffic for May

Global passenger traffic results reflect a 6.1% rise in May 2018 compared to that of 2017...

6 Jul 2018

Four-star ranking awarded to three ACSA airports
Four-star ranking awarded to three ACSA airports

The OAG's On-Time Performance (OTP) Star Ratings accredits the top airlines and airports around the world for superior punctuality performance...

4 Jul 2018

Heathrow's third runway is expensive, polluting and unequal - why the poor will lose out
Heathrow's third runway is expensive, polluting and unequal - why the poor will lose out

After more than a decade of debate, the expansion of London's Heathrow airport has been given the green light after MPs voted in favour of the government's plans to add a third runway. Construction could begin as early as 2021...

By David Banister 2 Jul 2018

Ticket sales for first US direct flight low, says KQ
Ticket sales for first US direct flight low, says KQ

Ticket bookings for inaugural non-stop flight to New York have been low since opening in January, according to Kenya Airways (KQ), but it remains optimistic sales will pick up from August...

By Constant Munda 29 Jun 2018

Hacking your holiday: how cybercriminals are increasingly targeting the tourism market
Hacking your holiday: how cybercriminals are increasingly targeting the tourism market

Imagine if a hacker shut down the baggage handling system of one of the world's busiest airports. Or took control of a fleet of autonomous delivery trucks and re-routed them to disrupt rush hour traffic...

By Joe Burton 27 Jun 2018

Top 5 domestic, international air routes on the rise for South Africans
Top 5 domestic, international air routes on the rise for South Africans

O.R. Tambo International Airport, Cape Town International Airport, King Shaka International Airport and more Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) Airports have been ranked as the most in-demand domestic and international air routes for 2018...

25 Jun 2018

SAA voted the Coolest Domestic Airline at Generation Next Awards
SAA voted the Coolest Domestic Airline at Generation Next Awards

South African Airways (SAA) has topped the charts as the airline was announced "The coolest domestic airline" at the 2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards...

Issued by South African Airways 22 Jun 2018

Voting now open for the 2018 World Travel Awards
Voting now open for the 2018 World Travel Awards

Members of the public have until 19 August 2018 to cast their votes...

22 Jun 2018

ACSA, NMBMM and NMBT signs MoU enhancing PE International Airport's connectivity
ACSA, NMBMM and NMBT signs MoU enhancing PE International Airport's connectivity

"Nelson Mandela Bay is a growing metropole for trade and tourism and the activities around these are facilitated through Port Elizabeth International Airport. This plan between the airport and the city will further support the economic growth of the region."

22 Jun 2018

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