EU to become SA traveller destination of choice, if visa-free option becomes a reality

The South African department of home affairs indicated that there is a possibility for South Africans to travel to the EU without a visa. According to Cheapflights.co.za, this means that more South Africans will be opting to travel to countries in the EU as opposed to the UK which is currently their...

7 Mar 2017

Pienaar resigns at Flight Centre, Stark to be interim replacement

Raylene Pienaar has resigned as the general manager of Corporate Traveller, which is part of the Flight Centre Travel Group. Pienaar is to pursue other interests and Flight Centre Travel Group MD, Andrew Stark will act as Corporate Traveller GM until a suitable replacement is found. Stark held...

1 Feb 2017

Goh Choon Phong receives the 2016 Eisenhower Global Innovation Award

The US-based Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) bestowed the 2016 Dwight D. Eisenhower Global Innovation Award upon the CEO of Singapore Airlines, Goh Choon Phong at a gala dinner in New York. This is the first that the accolade is given to a recipient from south-east Asia....

7 Dec 2016

ASKY announced Regional Carrier of the Year

Pan-African airline, ASKY, has been named Regional Carrier of the Year at the African Airlines Association's 48th Annual General Assembly held at the Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The award is in recognition of excellent service delivery, innovation and competitiveness in the airline travel industry...

1 Dec 2016

kulula.com named Best Low-Cost Airline for 2017

The annual Airline Excellence Awards, hosted by AirlineRatings.com saw kulula.com named as the Best Low-Cost Airline in Africa and the Middle East for 2017. In its third consecutive year, the awards celebrate and promote excellence in the airline industry - recognising the efforts of airline...

14 Nov 2016

Turkish Airlines US flights back to normal

Turkish Airlines Media Relations Office has announced that the FAA has removed the recent order that all airline carriers, regardless of country of registry, are prohibited from flying into the United States from Turkey either directly or via third country. Accordingly, all scheduled Turkish...

19 Jul 2016

Turkish Airlines recognised as Best Airline in Europe

For the sixth consecutive year, Turkish Airlines has been chosen as the Best Airline in Europe in the Skytrax World Airline Awards. Skytrax is the most respected global airline passenger survey organisation in the industry, its World Airline Awards described as "the Oscars of the aviation...

15 Jul 2016

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