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Over the last three decades, there has been an abundance of South African airlines that have ceased operations. Some veterans have become a thing of the past, while many newcomers have also stopped flying in such a short period of aviation history.
A major shift
In the early 1990s, South Africa’s government went through a nota… read more
According to the findings of the global Tourism Sentiment Index (TSI), a travel data intelligence solution created by the destination marketing agency Destination Think, five destinations in South Africa are among the "Leading Places: The 100 Most Loved Destin… read more
The Mother City saw an increase in visitors with Cape Town International Airport reporting recovery of 66% for domestic arrivals and 29% for international when compared to December 2019. Across the board, tourism figures looked brighter for ‘Dezemba’, despite ongoing travel bans and the discovery of Omicron.
Alderman James Vos, Mayo… read more
In a recent travel trend survey conducted by FCM during the month of October 2021, 175 respondents from 26 countries, including South Africa, provided answers to burning issues such as the impact of vaccines on travel, how to tackle safety, what we can expect from travel costs, and many more. The vast majority (63%) of respondents indicated that… read more
South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it will resume flights to Durban. The airline, which took to the skies again in September 2021, is planning to operate a three times daily return service between OR Tambo International A… read more
A strong wave of coronavirus infections driven by the omicron variant could hasten the end of pandemic disruptions as it appears to cause less severe illness and provides protection against the delta variant, South Africa-based researchers said.
A laboratory study that used samples from 23 people infected with the omicron variant in… read more
The Western Cape Government is concerned with the decline in international passenger numbers recorded at Cape Town International Airport since December 2019, before the COVID-19 pandemic began.
While domestic tourism increased notably between 2020 and 2021, providing a very welcomed relief for the tourism and hospitality sector in t… read more
Africa has 357 airlines, the top 10 of which carried more than 60% of traffic. This reflects the fact that many airlines on the continent are very small: some have as few as two aircraft. Between them the airlines carried 95 million passengers in 2019, according to Routes, an online source of information on route announcements.… read more
British flag carrier British Airways has resumed flights to Johannesburg with the Airbus A380. The airline resumed long-haul flights with its largest aircraft just over a month ago. While the Omicron variant had looked set to derail the airline’s plan to send the giant of the skies to South Africa’s largest city, all eventually wen… read more
Emirates won’t be flying out of South Africa until at least 1 February, according to a recent notice sent to travel trade partners.
South Africans looking to fly with Emirates will have to wait a while longer, after the Dubai-based airline extended its suspension of flights out of Johannesburg on Sunday. This is the fourth extension… read more