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    Airlink expands intra-Africa network, launches new Johannesburg-Entebbe service

    Flights on the route will operate four times a week, connecting with Airlink's domestic and regional network to and from various Southern African destinations...

    9 Jun 2021

    Air Seychelles to reduce scheduled flights to South Africa

    Following guidelines received from the Seychelles Ministry of Health and as per the Seychelles Travel Advisory issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Tourism on 1 June 2021, the reintroduction of restrictions has been imposed on travelling between South Africa and the Seychelles...

    3 Jun 2021

    Emirates voted 'Best Airline Worldwide' for the 8th consecutive year

    Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2021 has voted Emirates the 'Best Airline Worldwide' for the eighth consecutive year. The airline also took home accolades for 'Airline with the Best First Class', and 'Airline with Best Economy Class'...

    27 May 2021

    Increased air travel digitalisation needed for sector restart, IATA

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (Covid-19 testing and vaccine certificates) and other Covid-19 measures...

    27 May 2021

    IATA welcomes G20 Push to restart tourism

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism...

    7 May 2021

    Short-haul flight ban is a good start - now we need to reimagine the modern airport

    Banning short-haul flights should be just the first step on the path to greener transport systems...

    By Enrica Papa and Luis Delgado 3 May 2021

    The airline industry hasn't collapsed, but that's the only good news for overseas travel

    We thought things would be so much better for international air travel by now, though things could be worse for the airlines themselves...

    By Volodymyr Bilotkach 16 Apr 2021

    Air France extends African footprint

    Air France has announced that it will be expanding its operations on the African continent with increased flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Johannesburg, and a brand-new route to Maputo, Mozambique from 20 June 2021...

    14 Apr 2021

    Vaccine passports may be on the way - but are they a reason for hope or a cause for concern?

    The pandemic has exposed inequalities in society. There is concern that tying freedoms to vaccinations may further disadvantage vulnerable groups...

    By Yara M. Asi 15 Mar 2021

    IATA training initiative to help laid-off airline cabin crew members re-enter the job market

    The International Air Transport Association training course will be offered free of charge for those who register before 23 February...

    10 Feb 2021

    Africa airlines see 69.8% drop in passenger traffic demand

    Worldwide, 2020 was the worst year in history for air travel demand. Bookings for future travel made in January 2021 were down 70% compared to a year ago, putting further pressure on airline cash positions and potentially impacting the timing of the expected recovery...

    5 Feb 2021

    WTTC: Downfall of discriminating against unvaccinated travellers

    With comprehensive Covid-19 testing allowing for the free and safe movement of travellers, there should be no further requirements for proof of vaccination from the coronavirus...

    By Linda Hohnholz 13 Jan 2021

    Global air travel demand grinds to a halt in November

    According to Alexandre de Juniac, IATA's director-general and CEO, this is because governments responded to new outbreaks with even more severe travel restrictions and quarantine measures...

    11 Jan 2021



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