Australia has been out of bounds to international visitors for nearly a year and a half, with no possibility for South Africans to enter due to the extended flight and entry bans.
As a result of the newly imposed lockdown Level 4 restrictions announced on 27 June, movement to and from Gauteng has been restricted to reduce the spread of infections to other provinces.
After a lengthy absence of air connectivity with the US, South Africa will soon have two airlines operating direct flights between the two countries.
After announcing the reopening of its flights from South Africa, Emirates Airlines has done a U-turn on its decision to allow SA passengers on its flights.
The Netherlands has lifted its entry ban on passengers arriving on flights from South Africa as a result of updated travel restrictions.
Growing pressure for environmentally friendly transport options makes the airship an attractive option.
Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) is soon to be back on the radar with improved air connectivity to other cities in South Africa.
In an attempt to motivate travellers to get their COVID-19 vaccinations, United Airlines has gone as far as awarding free tickets to vaccinated passengers.
Surging COVID-19 infections across South Africa saw President Cyril Ramaphosa announcing revised lockdown restrictions for the country.
The launch of United Airlines’ daily flights next month signals the end of a lengthy period without direct air services between South Africa and the United States.
Mango says it will continue to operate the scheduled flights indicated on its website until the end of this month.
Singapore Airlines will once again be heading to Cape Town from the beginning of July.
The lack of adjudication of applications for international flight routes is contributing to a reduction in air connectivity between SA and other countries.
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Switzerland says it has authorised a temporary exemption from its general flight ban on SA and the UK due to the new coronavirus variant in the two countries.
Despite a modest opening up of air travel, the global airline industry is still losing R214-billion a month, warns industry body.
South Africans travelling between Joburg and Durban will have more choice, with Airlink starting to operate on this busy route from 5 October.
South Africans have been under a national lockdown for months. Many of us are eager for regional travel to open up.
Limited flights are planned into and out of Lilongwe from 1 September as the country looks to get its economy back on track.
Dubai-based Emirates has announced it will cover a portion of medical, quarantine or funeral expenses if passengers get infected.