Beleaguered national airline SAA has suspended flights once more, dashing hopes its planes will take to the skies any time soon.
The bleak outlook for the global aviation industry may result in more airline closures and ever higher costs of air travel for passengers.
Australia’s national carrier Qantas is hopeful it will be able to resume direct flights between Australia and South Africa by mid-year.
British Airways, operated by Comair, will begin to resume flights on its regional route network after several months on the ground.
Ambitious, privately owned local airline Cemair is expanding its operations undeterred by the ongoing slump in the aviation sector.
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South Africans travelling to Perth may find themselves on a Qantas flight once Australia reopens its borders to visitors from other countries.
Virgin Atlantic is the second British carrier to lengthen the suspension of its flights to South African destinations.
South African airline FlySafair has been granted approval to operate flights between Johannesburg and the island of Mauritius.
The US carrier has once again delayed the resumption of daily direct flights between New York and Johannesburg.
The UAE-based airline has extended the temporary suspension of its flights to South Africa by an extra week.
The German airline is reducing the frequency of its international flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town.
The carrier is now the second largest in Africa, based on the number of routes it operates.
Anyone from Southern Africa or who has been here within 10 days will be refused entry.
The airline has announced it will suspend the London to Durban route from 28 March.
With the diplomatic ban over, the airline has moved quickly on its first direct flight.
The country has done a U-turn but revised entry requirements do apply.
Vietnam on Tuesday suspended flights from countries with cases of the mutated variants.
The airline will soon be able to offer quicker flights and connections to passengers flying to and from Johannesburg.
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.