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Public enterprises calls for patience on SAA matter

The Department of Public Enterprises has called on South African Airways employees and creditors to be patient while work continues to find a constructive outcome to challenges at the airline...

2 days ago

ACSA welcomes reopening of international boarders

"Our three international airports, O.R Tambo, King Shaka and Cape Town, are ready to facilitate cross-border travel and will continue to adhere to the measures and protocols that have been in place for domestic travel over the past few months."

3 days ago

SA's tourism sector promises to keep travellers safe as borders set to open

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the country's borders would open to international travellers under the strictest conditions, the South African tourism sector has promised to keep these incoming travellers safe...

3 days ago

International travel makes a return under alert level 1

South Africa will reopen its international borders on 1 October 2020...

3 days ago

TBCSA appeals to government to reopen international boarders safely

As a top export earner and high employment creator for low to semi-skilled workers, tourism has the best potential to reignite South Africa's economy quickly. International tourism can reopen safely, but it requires an enabling environment, which includes the reopening of international borders, an improved visa regime, air access and better safety for tourists...

9 Sep 2020

Emirates returns $ 1.4bn in refunds to customers

More than 1.4 million refunds requests have been completed since March, representing 90% of the airline's backlog. This includes all requests received from customers around the world up until the end of June, save for a few cases which require further manual review.

8 Sep 2020

South African interprovincial travel soars after restrictions are lifted

It's been a long haul for South Africa as we've struggled to flatten the curve and still keep going somehow. Now, with the recent lifting of many restrictions, people are heading out in their numbers to enjoy everything the country has to offer...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 3 Sep 2020

O. R Tambo anticipates more than 210,000 passengers in September

Since the start of Level 2 last, airport management reports that passengers appear comfortable with the health rules and processes, many of which have already become normalised across the country...

3 Sep 2020

Comair confirms publication of a business rescue plan

The turnaround plan is focused on rationalising operating costs and growing ancillary revenue...

3 Sep 2020

Four more airports to operate under level 2

In addition to the 14 airports already permitted to operate, four more airports have been given the green light to resume operations, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

26 Aug 2020

Lufthansa expands South Africa-Europe repatriation flight programme

Lufthansa has expanded its repatriation programme to include further flights between Frankfurt and Johannesburg/Cape Town...

20 Aug 2020

Global business travel will not be killed off by coronavirus - new research

Global business travel has largely ground to a halt during the pandemic. Experts have been raising the alarm that this is the death of business travel as we know it...

By Kieran Michael Conroy, Anthony McDonnell & Stefan Jooss 19 Aug 2020

South Africans take to the air again under Level 2

President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that South Africa would move to Level 2 of the Government's Risk Adjusted Strategy has seen a number of regulations eased, including all restrictions on inter-provincial travel...

18 Aug 2020

Tourism says it's ready to reopen safely as SA enters lockdown Level 2

President Cyril Ramaphosa recently announced that South Africa would enter lockdown Level 2, and the country's tourism sector has indicated that it is ready to reopen safely...

17 Aug 2020

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