Australia’s national carrier is set to resume operations on key routes from mid-2021, signalling reopening of the country’s borders.
Double-check those departure times, Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula warns.
Border closures, travel bans and airlines requiring PCR test certificates from passengers are making travelling outside South Africa ever more challenging and costly.
Discovery of the new strain of coronavirus has resulted in additional border closures and flight bans.
The tourism minister has agreed to excuse legitimate travellers who infringe curfew regulations due to flight times.
And so, the year is set to end with more heart-sinking news. These countries have reacted to the ‘new COVID-19 mutation’ by banning flights to South Africa.
The country may follow the lead of other European governments that are imposing flight bans because of the new coronavirus strain.
The airline has announced it will be axing several destinations from its route network from 2021.
The company has experienced a growth spurt as a result of changes in the aviation landscape caused by the pandemic.
Even though South Africa’s travel protocols have been eased somewhat, travelling could still increase your chance of getting and spreading the virus.
South Africans helped to choose Lift’s look and its planes will take to the skies on Thursday 10 December.
Travel regulations have been revised to make flying less cumbersome over the December holidays.
United Airlines has announced it won’t restart flights between New York and Cape Town until late 2021.
Proof you’ve had the shot will become mandatory for international travel on this airline.
The airline has been heavily affected by the drop in demand for passenger flights.
Implementation of another month-long lockdown in the UK has forced several airlines to cancel flights to South Africa.
Airlines are struggling to fill their flights, especially international flights.
British Airways and Kulula, operated by Comair, are set to fly again by December.
Delta Airlines has once again delayed the relaunch of its flights between South Africa and the US, with the awaited addition of Cape Town as a stopover now also postponed until January.
Hopping on a plane any time soon? Then you’ll need to get to grips with the latest directives on masks, issued by Minister Fikile Mbalula.
There were reports that Mango would ground its flights on Saturday night 26 September. The airline has since set the record straight.
The Tourism industry, as well as politicians, are pleading for the resumption of international travel. Will Level 1 be the game-changer?
At the same time a number of reports into SA’s recent ‘flight incidents’ was released, aviation authorities have had to dispell some rumours.