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    Fashion retailer Zara is currently refurbishing and enlarging its flagship store at Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre in Cape Town in order to make it the brand's newest concept store in South Africa, offering a fully integrated experience with zara.com.
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    The Radio Awards honours outstanding achievements across Campus, Community, Public Broadcast, and Commercial radio, setting benchmarks for all stations and professionals to strive towards. Finalists for the general categories have been announced.
  • Pick n Pay's exclusive lease agreements coming to an end
    Supermarkets that are privately-owned and controlled by historically disadvantaged persons (HDP) can immediately access letting space in all shopping centres where a Pick n Pay store has exclusivity provisions in its lease agreement.
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PIC not funding SAA 51% stake takeover

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has confirmed that it is not funding the 51% stake acquisition in South African Airways (SAA)...

3 days ago

Consortium to take 51% stake in South African Airways - minister

A consortium will take a 51% stake in South African Airways and inject over R3bn in the struggling airline, public enterprises minister Pravin Gordhan said on Friday...

By Nqobile Dludla 11 Jun 2021

Airlink expands intra-Africa network, launches new Johannesburg-Entebbe service

Flights on the route will operate four times a week, connecting with Airlink's domestic and regional network to and from various Southern African destinations...

9 Jun 2021

Increased air travel digitalisation needed for sector restart, IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (Covid-19 testing and vaccine certificates) and other Covid-19 measures...

27 May 2021

Chris Zweigenthal to retire as AASA CEO

The Airlines Association of Southern Africa, announces that its chief executive officer, Chris Zweigenthal, will retire from the organisation at the end of August 2021...

26 May 2021

CPT International sees boost in post-lockdown domestic passenger numbers

Cape Town International Airport has recorded its highest number of domestic passenger volumes in April 2021. This is since domestic air travel resumed in June 2020 after the country's hard lockdown...

18 May 2021

South African Airways aims to resume flights in July or August

South African Airways aims to resume flights in July or August, but the restart date will depend on how the Covid-19 pandemic progresses and whether the airline can resolve a pilot dispute, its chief executive said on Friday...

By Alexander Winning 14 May 2021

ACI World shows economic fundamentals are a benchmark for recovery

Airports Council International World has published its 2021 Economics Report and Industry Key Performance Indicators which explore the fundamentals of the industry as airports plan their long term recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

12 May 2021

Ctrack Freight Transport Index shows positive growth for multiple sectors

Compared to March last year, road freight, air freight and pipelines have shown improvement...

11 May 2021

IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism...

7 May 2021

Short-haul flight ban is a good start - now we need to reimagine the modern airport

Banning short-haul flights should be just the first step on the path to greener transport systems...

By Enrica Papa and Luis Delgado 3 May 2021

Atter Pathology Services' Travel Pass from IATA opens the door for international flights to return

As the world moves to secure health passports to enable us to travel freely again, Atter Pathology Services' have joined forces with the International Air Transport Association, which represents 292 airlines to become their first African partner...

30 Apr 2021

Connectivity is key to keeping Cape Town on the map

It's been a year since that fateful day when we prepared to shut down...

By Deidre Davids 28 Apr 2021

UNWTO, IATA partner on new destination tracker tool to restore confidence in travel

The UNWTO-IATA Destination Tracker is a new free online tool for governments to provide information on COVID-19 requirements for travel and the measures in place at the destination...

23 Apr 2021






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