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Zimbabwe's horticultural sector blooms
Zimbabwe's horticultural sector bloomsArticle

There is an overall increase in area and production under horticultural crops this season, with the area under emerging crops such as blueberries increasing across the provinces...

Elita Chikwati 21 hours ago

South Africans should make the most of low airfares right now
South Africans should make the most of low airfares right nowArticle

The global pandemic has had a devastating effect on the travel industry as a whole, but it's been especially hard for the airlines. While this is bad news for the airline industry, it's good news for travellers...

Issued by SA Airlines 3 days ago

Can Mango Airlines survive financial turbulence?
Can Mango Airlines survive financial turbulence?Article

Last week, the Airports Company of South Africa banned Mango Airlines from using its facilities, effectively grounding the airline, and causing an uproar among passengers...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 3 days ago

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

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

Enrica Papa and Luis Delgado 3 May 2021

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

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
Connectivity is key to keeping Cape Town on the mapArticle

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

Deidre Davids 26 Apr 2021

Airlink launches new daily service between Jhb and Livingstone
Airlink launches new daily service between Jhb and LivingstoneArticle

Airlink will also resume its Nelspruit-Livingstone service...

22 Apr 2021

Kirby Gordon, chief marketing officer, FlySafair
How to subsidise your holidayArticle

If I asked you to think of ways you might contribute to the country's economy, jumping on a flight to your favourite holiday destination might not be the first thing that comes to mind...

Kirby Gordon, 20 Apr 2021

6 reasons why cutting your corporate travel budget is not a good plan
6 reasons why cutting your corporate travel budget is not a good planArticle

Oz Desai, general manager of Corporate Traveller, looks at ways to maximise your travel budget - tailoring it to your business's unique travel requirements...

Oz Desai 16 Apr 2021

Emirates begins IATA Travel Pass trials
Emirates begins IATA Travel Pass trialsArticle

Emirates has begun trials on the International Air Transport Association Travel Pass to help passengers manage their travel in line with any government requirements for Covid-19 testing or vaccine information...

16 Apr 2021

The airline industry hasn't collapsed, but that's the only good news for overseas travel
The airline industry hasn't collapsed, but that's the only good news for overseas travelArticle

We thought things would be so much better for international air travel by now, though things could be worse for the airlines themselves...

Volodymyr Bilotkach 16 Apr 2021

There's never been a better time to travel, South Africa
There's never been a better time to travel, South AfricaArticle

With international travel restrictions limiting the number of foreign visitors, locals have a unique opportunity to travel South Africa without the crowds...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 14 Apr 2021

Air France extends African footprint
Air France extends African footprintArticle

Air France has announced that it will be expanding its operations on the African continent with increased flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Johannesburg, and a brand-new route to Maputo, Mozambique from 20 June 2021...

14 Apr 2021

#BehindtheMask: Karien Cherry, director at Giant Films
#BehindtheMask: Karien Cherry, director at Giant FilmsArticle

Karien Cherry, director at Giant Films, recently ranked number one director at the Loeries Rankings for 2020. She's the first female ever to hold this position, and this year, also the only female to be featured within the top 20 Loeries Directors rankings...

Jessica Tennant 13 Apr 2021

Back to business as usual for South Africa's airlines at last
Back to business as usual for South Africa's airlines at lastArticle

South Africa's troubled airline industry is slowly getting off the ground as Covid-19 eases off again in the country and the vaccination programme continues. Kulula is the latest of South Africa's airlines to resume a semblance of normal operations...

Issued by SA Airlines 12 Apr 2021

CPT Tourism launches digital visitors' guide
CPT Tourism launches digital visitors' guideArticle

Cape Town Tourism, together with the City of Cape Town, has launched its latest official visitors' guide in digital format, highlighting all the top things to do and see in the Mother City...

7 Apr 2021

SA's Pegasus Vertical Business Jet gets ready for lift-off
SA's Pegasus Vertical Business Jet gets ready for lift-offArticle

The Pegasus Vertical Business Jet is entering its next phase with two quarter-scale models to be ready for testing and engineering by May 2021...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 1 Apr 2021

Island resorts leading recovery in global leisure travel, says ATM
Island resorts leading recovery in global leisure travel, says ATMArticle

Many island economies are dependent on tourism and nowhere is this more apparent than in the Indian Ocean islands of the Maldives and the Seychelles...

30 Mar 2021

Road travel gains popularity as the Covid-19 pandemic continues
Road travel gains popularity as the Covid-19 pandemic continuesArticle

The South African Tyre Manufacturing Conference urges the public who will be travelling over the Easter holidays to do safety checks before they commence with their travels...

Issued by dotGOOD 26 Mar 2021

Airbus launches travel companion app to ease passenger travel
Airbus launches travel companion app to ease passenger travelArticle

The application aggregates and provides flight and travel information to ease and restore passenger's trust in their end-to-end journey when travelling by air during the Covid-19 pandemic...

26 Mar 2021

Virtual Next21 expo to spotlight export-ready SA design
Virtual Next21 expo to spotlight export-ready SA designArticle

The Next21 virtual trade exhibition will see 23 small South African craft and design brands have their creations showcased to a global audience of importers, retailers and decorators...

23 Mar 2021

Dr Nadia Swart
#BehindtheMask: Dr Nadia Swart, flight doctor, Netcare 911Article

Dr Nadia Swart recently made her milestone 100th mercy mission as a flight doctor with Netcare 911. We go behind the mask to find out more about how she landed (pun intended) her dream job that combines her three loves...

Nicci Botha 16 Mar 2021

Vaccine passports may be on the way - but are they a reason for hope or a cause for concern?
Vaccine passports may be on the way - but are they a reason for hope or a cause for concern?Article

The pandemic has exposed inequalities in society. There is concern that tying freedoms to vaccinations may further disadvantage vulnerable groups...

Yara M. Asi 15 Mar 2021

British Airways to restart Victoria Falls route
British Airways to restart Victoria Falls routeArticle

British Airways, operated by Comair, has announced the reopening of bookings for flights between Johannesburg and Victoria Falls for travel starting 13 May 2021...

12 Mar 2021

Plan your next holiday with Jumeirah's exclusive global offer
Plan your next holiday with Jumeirah's exclusive global offerArticle

Whenever you are ready to travel again, Jumeirah is here to help plan the perfect holiday with an exclusive global offer...

Issued by APO Group 10 Mar 2021

Airlink to resume flights between South Africa and Lesotho
Airlink to resume flights between South Africa and LesothoArticle

This follows the re-opening of Lesotho's borders and the lifting of travel restrictions that curtailed travel between the neighbouring countries while they both worked to successfully contain the spread of the coronavirus...

9 Mar 2021

3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry
3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industryArticle

With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand...

Jaeyeon Choe and Michael Di Giovine 8 Mar 2021

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Distributing Covid-19 vaccines - how the aviation industry prepared for its biggest logistical challenge yetArticle

The demand for Covid-19 vaccines has seen airlines tap into years of experience to transport pharmaceutical shipments, using cutting-edge technology to distribute vaccines safely

4 Mar 2021

No eating allowed on domestic flights
No eating allowed on domestic flightsArticle

Domestic air operators are expressly forbidden from providing any catering on board aircraft, as per new regulations gazetted yesterday by the Minister of Transport. The regulations further state that passengers on board domestic flights may not eat aboard the aircraft...

2 Mar 2021

The APPeal of technology as airlines revolutionise travel
The APPeal of technology as airlines revolutionise travelArticle

South African airlines have been quick to adapt to changing times with tech innovations to make flying easier than ever...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 2 Mar 2021

Travel locally now, you'll be so glad you did
Travel locally now, you'll be so glad you didArticle

With international travel off the cards right now, more South Africans are discovering why millions of tourists head south every year. Why go anywhere else when you've got it all right here?...

Issued by SA Airlines 2 Mar 2021

The second consignment of Johnson and Johnson vaccines arrived in SA on Saturday. Image: Twitter
DPE hits back at disgruntled pilots over vaccine flight claimsArticle

The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) dismissed claims made by a pilots' association that the SAA flight transporting a consignment of Covid-19 vaccines was an unnecessary expensive exercise as untrue...

1 Mar 2021

Kulula to resume Lanseria flights from April 2021
Kulula to resume Lanseria flights from April 2021Article

Low-cost airline, Kulula will recommence its operations at Lanseria International Airport from 1 April 2021, servicing its Durban and CT routes...

23 Feb 2021

BA reopens Joburg-Harare route
BA reopens Joburg-Harare routeArticle

British Airways, operated by Comair, has reopened bookings for daily regional flights between Johannesburg and Harare...

22 Feb 2021

New Airlink route connects Cape Town with Walvis Bay
New Airlink route connects Cape Town with Walvis BayArticle

Airlink is launching a new direct flight service between Cape Town and Walvis Bay, commencing 2 March 2021...

19 Feb 2021

Qatar Airways expands SA network with 28 weekly flights
Qatar Airways expands SA network with 28 weekly flightsArticle

The weekly flights will be operated across Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg...

18 Feb 2021

How FlySafair is improving its customer experience as airlines face recovery
How FlySafair is improving its customer experience as airlines face recoveryArticle

FlySafair has just launched a new mobile app to make its customer's experience much simpler, by centralising all booking details into one place, enabling customers to manage their journeys on their own devices...

17 Feb 2021

How can technology revive the travel industry?
How can technology revive the travel industry?Article

The industry now has a unique opportunity to reevaluate, restrategise, and create robust structures better suited to roll with the pandemic punches...

Greg Cooke 15 Feb 2021

Revolutionising eco-friendly business travel in the age of Covid-19
Revolutionising eco-friendly business travel in the age of Covid-19Article

Sustainable business travel programmes are set to boom post-Covid-19 as travel managers rally behind new opportunities to fast-track their climate compliance...

12 Feb 2021

Looking forward to safer air travel in 2021
Looking forward to safer air travel in 2021Article

For those in the aviation industry, the Covid-19 pandemic brought with it one of the most turbulent years on record. But for Aviation Co-ordination Services, the lessons of 2020 and the hope of a vaccine could see passengers return to a safer and more efficient airport experience...

Issued by ACS 11 Feb 2021

What you need to do when flying during level 3 lockdown
What you need to do when flying during level 3 lockdownArticle

Level three restrictions in the middle of the December holiday season came as an unwelcome, albeit not altogether unexpected, surprise on 28 December. So, what happens to your existing travel plans under level 3?...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 9 Feb 2021

South Africa's airlines look to local travellers for support
South Africa's airlines look to local travellers for supportArticle

The travel industry is in dire straits the world around after almost a year of strict travel restrictions that has seen casualties across the board. Now, SA airlines are turning inward to try and save their businesses by sweetening the deal for local travellers...

Issued by SA Airlines 9 Feb 2021

New Mauritius route introduced for FlySafair
New Mauritius route introduced for FlySafairArticle

South African airline FlySafair will be introducing a Johannesburg to Mauritius route once the two countries' borders reopen...

4 Feb 2021

Image Supplied.
FlySafair receives rights approval to operate between SA and MauritiusArticle

While a schedule is not currently available due to the island nation's travel ban to and from South Africa, the airline will introduce a twice-weekly service as soon as government regulations allow...

1 Feb 2021

South African challengers to watch in 2021
South African challengers to watch in 2021Article

Here are five brands we believe are worth watching in 2021...

Issued by eatbigfish 19 Jan 2021

Getting South Africans safely back in the air
Getting South Africans safely back in the airArticle

Will the battered aviation industry be able to rebuild and regain its place in the world economy after a devastating 2020...

Issued by ACS 13 Jan 2021

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