Qatar Airways and FlySafair join forces

Qatar Airways (QR) has signed an interline agreement with FlySafair, currently South Africa’s largest domestic airline. This will provide QR with 10 domestic connections in South Africa, including Port Elizabeth, East London and George. This is good news for...

More air connections to Mozambique

Airlink continues expanding and enhancing its regional network. The airline will augment its South Africa – Mozambique network with scheduled services from Jo’burg to Pemba, Vilanculos and Beira. This follows the lifting of travel restrictions that curtailed...

Govt ‘red list’ reviewed

Yesterday (October 19) government revised the list of high risk countries based on a risk categorisation model – and it now includes another major source market for inbound leisure tourism, Germany. The wave of frustration that swept through the inbound industry was...

Hooray! Virgin is coming back!

Virgin Atlantic is set to restart flights from London Heathrow to Johannesburg from October 18 and Heathrow to Cape Town from December 10. The airline plans to operate four flights a week between Johannesburg and London Heathrow from October 19 and to increase to a...

Airlink rules our regional skies

Yesterday, October 14, Airlink announced the start of three new regional services. The privately owned airline has been steadily and purposefully rolling out flights in the region, some new routes for the carrier, others a resumption of old routes, since cross-border...