Turkish Airlines announces new China route

Turkish Airlines will commence a flight to Xi’an in December. The initial three times a week service is expected to gradually increase in the 2020 summer schedule. Bookings for Istanbul to Xi’an opened on November 14. By the end of the year, an Airbus A330-200 is...

SAA suspends JNB-HKG service

South African Airways (SAA) will suspend flights between Johannesburg and Hong Kong from Saturday, November 23 until December 14. The airline says it needs to recover from losses incurred on the route, which used to operate four times weekly, and refocus its...

SAA CANCELS FLIGHTS FOR FRIDAY, SATURDAY AHEAD OF STRIKE

SAA has, however, clarified that partner airlines, including SA Express, Mango and SA Airlink will not be affected by the cancellations. In anticipation of a strike by unions, South African Airways (SAA) has decided to cancel all domestic and international flights for...

‘SAA, prepare for the mother of all strikes’ – Numsa

Unions are threatening to shutdown SAA operations following the airline’s notice that it plans to cut jobs as part of a restructuring process. The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) released a joint...

Easier airport WiFi access with Wifox

Travellers now have easier and safer access to WiFi in airports around the world with a new app called Wifox. Wifox is a map of airport WiFi and lounge passwords from around the world updated in real-time. Users can click through to obtain WiFi passwords and...