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- Flights to India
Travel to India with SAA (direct flights), Qatar Airways or Emirates (many destinations). Visit The City of Pearls & the Golconda Fort in Hyderabad, Marina Beach & Kapaleeshwarar Temple in Chennai. Be sure to time your visit for a cricket match, as the sport is a pseudo-religion in India.
- Cheap Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town
Want to be 100% certain of booking the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town? Use our flight bookings tool to compare airline prices and identify the cheapest, and then use our flight discount vouchers to reduce airfares more (you can earn flight discount vouchers by emailing us reviews of your flights)!
- 1time to Fly?
1time Holdings has reached an agreement with Pak Africa Aviation and Global Airways, involving the purchase of Global Airways and the issue of 450m shares to Pak Africa and 270m shares to Global Airways.
- LAM Mozambique Crash
A LAM Mozambique Airlines crash in northern Namibia has raised African air-safety concerns.
- SAA Flight to PE
Travey recalls the excitement of her first flight - a South African Airways flight to PE, in Std 4 (the days when it was still called that!)
- SA Express Flight to PE
Arlene & Gerhard caught an SA Express flight to Port Elizabeth where they enjoyed a Jester Boat Cruise, John Dory's sushi, a climb up the Campanile and elephants galore at the Addo Elephant Park.
- Mango Airlines Baggage Limits
Mango Airlines has free baggage limits of 20kg for checked in luggage, but you can increase it to 30kg if you fly on Mango Plus.
- Airlink to Nelspruit
A reader tells us about her fast trip from Johannesburg to Nelspruit to go see the wildlife in the Kruger
- Morocco Flights Tax
Morocco is setting up a tax of 100 dirhams (some R122) on economy class flights from the country (more on first class).
- Flights to Taiwan
We've set up a page focussing on flights to Taiwan, and check out Zina's writeup of her holiday there.
- Kenya Airways reports Profit
Kenya Airways has reported an operating profit, despite travel advisories against going to Kenya following the attack on Westgate Mall in Nairobi, and the fire at Jomo Kenyatta airport.
- Norway Raises Visa Fees
Norway raises its fees on short stay visa from R670 to R780 for short stay visas.
- Nedbank Greenbacks for Mango Flights
Mango Airlines flights can be booked using Nedbank Greenbacks.
- Mango Airlines Site Redesign
Mango Airlines have redesigned their homepage, removing the greyish background, in favour of an all orange background.
- Costa Cape Town Cruises
Book Costa Cruises from Mauritius to Cape Town and from Cape Town to Savona (Italy).
- Tours du Cap in a Chrysler Grand Voyager
Tours du Cap are now offering tours from Cape Town in a new Chrysler Grand Voyager.Mount Ananzi
Review of Mount Ananzi near Hartbeespoort Dam.
- Will Kalahari Airways Fly?
Denis Coghlan is the one-man show trying to get Kalahari Airways off the ground.
- Imperial Head Resigns
Hubert Brody is going to resign as the head of Imperial Holdings in the first half of 2014, so he can spend more time with his family.
- FastJet flights
FastJet have postponed the launch of their Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam flights - it's now expected to launch mid-October 2013.
- Edelweiss Cape Town to Zurich
From 30 Sep 2013 to 2 May 2014 Edelweiss are flying direct from Cape Town to Zurich
- Airlink Skukuza Flights Launched
From June 2014 SA Airlink is operating flights to Skukuza from Cape Town and Johannesburg
- Ethiopian Airlines orders B787s
Ethiopian Airlines has ordered a further 9 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, despite a fire on a parked 787 in London in July.
- Air Madagascar Island FlightsAir Madagascar has signed an MoU with the Vanilla Islands Organisation to help improve air links between Mauritius, Madagascar, Reunion, Seychelles and other Vanilla Islands
- First Car Rental OfficesFirst Car Rental has opened new offices in Rustenburg and moved its Bellville offices to 200 Durban Road
- Skywise AirlineSkywise Airline, the brainchild of 1time and Sun Air founders, plans to launch in October 2013.
- British Airways Lifetime Gold
British Airways has introduced lifetime gold membership if you accumulate over 35,000 miles in your life, with special privileges ranging from first class check-in to an additional baggage allowance
- Proflight Zambia
Proflight Zambia is considering flights to Johannesburg.
- SA Express to Durban from Maputo
The CEO of SA Express has indicated they may be flying from Maputo to Durban King Shaka by March 2014.
- British Airways A380 to London
From 12 February 2014 BA are introducing the Airbus A380 to the Johannesburg to London flight route, and then on the 10th March 2014 they're increasing the frequency from 3 to 6 a week in the A380. Big flight times ahead. To advertise it, BA have set up a video of Bryan Habana racing an Airbus A380.
- Air Namibia/Kenya Airways Codeshare
Air Namibia & Kenya Airways have entered into a codeshare agreement, connecting Windhoek & Nairobi via Lusaka & Johannesburg.
- SA Airlink sale of Planes
SA Airlink has sold four of its Jetstream 41 jets to Brindabella Airlines in Australia.
- Frequent Business Traveller Awards
Winners of the Frequent Business Traveller awards: Singapore Airlines won best airline in Asia/Pacific, Lufthansa's first class lounge in Frankfurt, Swiss Air's business class lounge
- Singapore Changi Airport is best in Asia/Pacific, Dubai Airport is best in Europe/Africa/Middle-East, JFK in New York is best airport in north and south America, Emirates offers the best food & wine, & Hertz is the best car rental company in the world
- Lufthansa Internet
Ninety percent of Lufthansa's fleet of long haul aircraft (B737-8s and A380s) have internet and email facilities.
- Ethiopian Airlines : Malawi Airline JV
Air Malawi may be in liquidation, but Malawi Airline is planned to take its place, in the format of a joint venture with Ethiopian Airlines
- South African Express
South African Express has commenced Durban to Harare flights, and announced that it will be starting 2 new flight routes to the South African Development Community before the end of 2013
- El Al Israel Airlines
El Al Israel Airlines has successfully tested the C-Music missile defence system on a Boeing 737-800
- Turkish Airlines News
Turkish Airlines have appointed Sprinklr to provide the platorm for their social media.