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Ross Sibbald, commercial; manager, Striata
How insurers can build on their customer communicationArticle

When South Africa went into lockdown, companies went into communication overdrive. Insurers were no exception...

Ross Sibbald 19 Oct 2020

Investing in entrepreneurs is key to the future of South Africa
Investing in entrepreneurs is key to the future of South AfricaArticle

South Africa's always talked a big game when it comes to entrepreneurship. In fact, encouraging entrepreneurship, especially among young people, is one of the pillars of the National Development Plan...

Philani Sangweni 13 Oct 2020

CLHG still pays 10% commission to agents, TMCs
CLHG still pays 10% commission to agents, TMCsArticle

City Lodge Hotel Group continues to pay 10% commission to IATA-registered travel agents and travel management companies on bookings for all of the group's hotels, including Fairview Hotel in Kenya, Courtyard Hotels, City Lodge Hotels, Town Lodges and Road Lodges...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 9 Oct 2020

Research points to low risk for Covid-19 transmission inflight
Research points to low risk for Covid-19 transmission inflightArticle

"The risk of a passenger contracting Covid-19 while onboard appears very low. With only 44 identified potential cases of flight-related transmission among 1.2 billion travellers..."

9 Oct 2020

Explainer: What's behind the locust swarms damaging crops in southern Africa
Explainer: What's behind the locust swarms damaging crops in southern AfricaArticle

Locust outbreaks are driven by unusual climatic conditions...

Frances Duncan 8 Oct 2020

Looming cash crisis threatens global airline industry
Looming cash crisis threatens global airline industryArticle

The slow recovery in air travel will see the airline industry continuing to burn through cash at an average rate of $5 to $6bn per month in 2021.

7 Oct 2020

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What Covid-19 taught us about going back to basics with customer communicationArticle

Brent Haumann, managing director, Striata Africa, discusses what separated the great communicators from the average and poor ones...

Brent Haumann 7 Oct 2020

African airlines see 1% demand increase for cargo
African airlines see 1% demand increase for cargoArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets in August showing that improvement remains slow amid insufficient capacity...

29 Sep 2020

You've adopted new technologies, but are you digitally mature?
You've adopted new technologies, but are you digitally mature?Article

When we look back on 2020, we'll remember it as the year everything changed. Customer communication is no exception...

Mia Papanicolaou 14 Sep 2020

#TourismMonth: Africa Travel Week creates opportunity for businesses to rebuild market segments
#TourismMonth: Africa Travel Week creates opportunity for businesses to rebuild market segmentsArticle

In celebration of Tourism Month, Africa Travel Week has launced its Meetings & Masterclasses: a virtual offering set to keep the industry engaged and connected during the build-up to its live event at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 7-9 April 2021...

3 Sep 2020

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IATA calls on governments to reopen borders and sustain airline relief measuresArticle

"What is killing aviation is the fact that governments are not managing the risks of opening borders. Instead, they are keeping global mobility effectively in lockdown. And if this continues, the damage to global connectivity could become irreparable..."

1 Sep 2020

African airlines post a 3.0% contraction in air cargo business for July
African airlines post a 3.0% contraction in air cargo business for JulyArticle

The International Air Transport Association's latest analysis on global and regional air cargo demand for July is stable but at lower levels than 2019...

1 Sep 2020

This week's free opera streams from the Met Opera
This week's free opera streams from the Met OperaArticle

This weekend of free opera streams from the Met Opera celebrates Verdi with performances of his most beloved works...

Daniel Dercksen 27 Aug 2020

Safely re-establishing Africa's air connectivity is essential to re-building economies
Safely re-establishing Africa's air connectivity is essential to re-building economiesArticle

The International Air Transport Association has urged African governments to take a giant step forward in connecting Africa by accelerating the implementation of the Single Africa Air Transport Market to further boost the post-Covid economic recovery...

27 Aug 2020

Checklist to help airlines implement ICAO Covid-19 Guidance
Checklist to help airlines implement ICAO Covid-19 GuidanceArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released an airline self-assessment health checklist to support the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) Take-off: Guidance for Air Travel through the Covid-19 public health crisis...

17 Aug 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on African aviation is worsening
The impact of Covid-19 on African aviation is worseningArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released new data indicating that the impact of Covid-19 on Africa's aviation industry and economies has worsened...

14 Aug 2020

Multi award-winning agency, Isobar Nigeria, walks away with another 8 awards at the recent Pitcher Awards
Multi award-winning agency, Isobar Nigeria, walks away with another 8 awards at the recent Pitcher AwardsArticle

Isobar Nigeria cemented their position as an industry leader by scooping 8 awards at the prestigious Pitcher Awards. They have once again proven their ranking amongst the top creative agencies in Nigeria...

Issued by Dentsu 31 Jul 2020

Digital transformation is an imperative, but security risks must be managed
Digital transformation is an imperative, but security risks must be managedArticle

The world of business has been in a state of flux for some time now, with the situation only exacerbated by the events of the past few months...

Linda Misauer 30 Jul 2020

IATA: International travel recovery delayed as lockdown remains
IATA: International travel recovery delayed as lockdown remainsArticle

Recovery is expected to be delayed by at least one year, with global passenger traffic not returning to 2019 pre-Covid-19 levels until 2024...

29 Jul 2020

African airlines report 13.8% decline in air cargo demand
African airlines report 13.8% decline in air cargo demandArticle

The data shows an improvement in global and regional air cargo demand, however, at a slower pace than some of the traditional leading indicators would suggest...

28 Jul 2020

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IATA traveller survey reveals Covid-19 concernsArticle

Travellers are taking precautions to protect themselves from Covid-19 with 77% saying that they are washing their hands more frequently, 71% avoiding large meetings and 67% having worn a facemask in public...

8 Jul 2020

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Global airline passenger demand shows slight improvement in MayArticle

African airlines passenger traffic sank 98.2% in May against improved demand worldwide...

2 Jul 2020

New online resource hub launches to rebuild traveller confidence
New online resource hub launches to rebuild traveller confidenceArticle

Restoring confidence in the travel experience is crucial for the recovery of the business travel sector...

1 Jul 2020

Innovation is the key to airline recovery in a Covid world
Innovation is the key to airline recovery in a Covid worldArticle

From tsunamis to ash clouds and global financial crises, the travel industry has seen its share of setbacks over the past few years...

Maher Koubaa 25 Jun 2020

Call for safe reopening of air services in Africa
Call for safe reopening of air services in AfricaArticle

The International Air Transport Association, Airports Council International- Africa and the International Civil Aviation Organization Regional Offices for African States have united to call on governments in Africa to rapidly implement ICAO's global guidelines for restoring air connectivity...

18 Jun 2020

Free ballet, opera and theatre screenings you can catch online
Free ballet, opera and theatre screenings you can catch onlineArticle

Here's a list of free online ballet, opera and theatre screenings you can stream while you continue social distancing during the Level 3 lockdown...

Daniel Dercksen 10 Jun 2020

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Airline industry to suffer $84bn loss in 2020Article

Financially, 2020 will go down as the worst year in the history of aviation. On average, every day of this year will add $230m to industry losses...

10 Jun 2020

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Responsible air travel is safe air travel, in the time of Covid-19Article

Not since 9/11 has there been such a fundamental overhaul of the operating policies of airlines and airports - and, as such, it's no small undertaking...

Wouter Vermeulen 5 Jun 2020

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Global air cargo demand plummetsArticle

Data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for global air freight markets in April showed that demand dropped by 27.7% compared to the same period in 2019 - the sharpest fall ever recorded...

3 Jun 2020

Collaboration key to helping pharma supply chains weather Covid-19 storm
Collaboration key to helping pharma supply chains weather Covid-19 stormArticle

Stakeholders in the pharmaceutical supply chain are grappling with a growing gap between air cargo capacity and demand for lifesaving medical products, as flights are grounded and borders closed...

2 Jun 2020

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Call for SA government to help safeguard aviation sectorArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Airlines Association of Southern Africa (AASA) and the Board of Airline Representatives of South Africa (Barsa) are calling on the South African government to provide specific financial relief to the aviation sector...

27 May 2020

The Magicians: Escape the pandemic to the magical land of Fillory
The Magicians: Escape the pandemic to the magical land of FilloryArticle

The fifth and final season of The Magicians is now available to binge first on Showmax. Season 5 has a 100% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes and is "without a doubt a satisfying conclusion to an amazing five-year series," according to TV Fanatic...

Issued by Showmax 22 May 2020

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IATA: Governments to reconsider air travel quarantine measuresArticle

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) latest analysis shows that the damage to air travel from Covid-19 extends into the medium-term, with long-haul and international travel being the most severely impacted...

14 May 2020

Urgent appeal to global community to support African tourism, travel
Urgent appeal to global community to support African tourism, travelArticle

Without urgent funding, the Covid-19 crisis could see a collapse of the sector in Africa, taking with it millions of jobs...

7 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: How to keep a cool business head in the midst of a global pandemic
#LockdownLessons: How to keep a cool business head in the midst of a global pandemicArticle

Air France KLM general manager South Africa, Wouter Vermeulen shares the struggles the airline has experienced during the Covid-19 pandemic and some valuable lessons for other businesses navigating the crisis...

Wouter Vermeulen 5 May 2020

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Stakeholders urge collaboration, technology to keep essential goods supply chains movingArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic and global lockdowns have challenged Africa's air cargo and logistics stakeholders in recent weeks, but through collaboration, agility and the use of digital technologies, they are ably delivering on their mandate to supply critical goods...

22 Apr 2020

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Passenger confidence boost needed for air travel demand's slow recoveryArticle

"The passenger business came to a halt with unilateral government actions to stop the spread of the virus. The industry re-start, however, must be built with trust and collaboration. And it must be guided by the best science we have available."

22 Apr 2020

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AU study: Covid-19 could cost Africa $500bn, damage tourism and aviation sectorsArticle

Up to 20 million jobs in the formal and informal sectors in Africa could be lost because of Covid-19, according to a new study by the African Union...

Kingsley Ighobor 17 Apr 2020

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Covid-19 impacts global passport strengthArticle

With global travel almost at a standstill, the latest results of the Henley Passport Index offers insight into the indiscriminate havoc caused by the Covid-19 pandemic...

8 Apr 2020

Global airline shutdown puts 25 million jobs at risk
Global airline shutdown puts 25 million jobs at riskArticle

In a scenario of severe travel restrictions lasting for three months, IATA research calculates that 25 million jobs in aviation and related sectors are endangered across the world...

8 Apr 2020

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Covid-19 travel restrictions drop airline passenger demandArticle

Global passenger traffic data for February 2020 shows that demand fell 14.1% compared to February 2019...

3 Apr 2020

Covid-19 aviation standstill hampers Ghana's development efforts
Covid-19 aviation standstill hampers Ghana's development effortsArticle

The coronavirus is stressing the continent's aviation sector...

Julia Selman Ayetey 2 Apr 2020

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Airlines will burn billions during Q2 despite taking out costsArticle

The International Air Transport Association's latest analysis shows that airlines may burn through $61bn of their cash reserves during the second quarter ending 30 June 2020, while posting a quarterly net loss of $39bn...

1 Apr 2020

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Impact of Covid-19 on Europe - Brands 100 ReportArticle

Companies likely to lose up to €1tn in brand value as a direct impact of Covid-19 outbreak, effects to be felt well into next year...

30 Mar 2020

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#Covid19: IATA air transport analysis shows deeper revenue hitArticle

Owing to the severity of travel restrictions and the expected global recession, IATA now estimates that industry passenger revenues could plummet $252bn or 44% below 2019's figure.

25 Mar 2020

Airlines amend Cape Town service amid Covid-19
Airlines amend Cape Town service amid Covid-19Article

To manage costs and the potential economic fallout, as well as limit the spread of the virus, airlines are cancelling routes, limiting capacity and altering their operations...

24 Mar 2020

Surviving the Covid-19 outbreak: there's hope for humanity
Surviving the Covid-19 outbreak: there's hope for humanityArticle

Amidst the panic and fear spread across the globe of the coronavirus pandemic, news outlets across the world have shared stories of hope and encouragement...

Evan-Lee Courie 18 Mar 2020

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Update on financial impact of Covid-19 on the global airline industryArticle

IATA sees 2020 global revenue losses for the passenger business of between $63bn and $113bn...

6 Mar 2020

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Africa posts fastest air cargo growth against 3.3% global slumpArticle

The air cargo industry started the year on a weak footing...

5 Mar 2020

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