Fly Blue Crane launches Cape Town–Windhoek service

According to Aviation Tribune, Fly Blue Crane has received approval from South African and Namibian authorities to launch services between Cape Town and Windhoek. The...

Hilton’s African footprint to more than double

Hilton is on track to more than double in size in the next five years with the opening of Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio

Ethiopian opens bidding

Ethiopian Airlines is introducing a new programme that will give passengers the option to bid for an upgrade from economy class to business class

Air Seychelles to launch flights to Durban

Air Seychelles will commence a new direct route to Durban on 30 March. The new route will be operated twice a week, on Thursdays and...

KLM partners with We.Stream

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has entered into a partnership with We.Stream for the sale of We.Stream's mobile wi-fi hotspot device on board KLM flights.   We.Stream...

Nedbank and FEXCO join forces

Nedbank and FEXCO, the independent global provider of Dynamic Currency Conversion and Multi-Currency Pricing technologies, have announced a partnership that will see FEXCO’s DCC...

Ethiopia launches e-visa

The Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs Main Department, in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines, has finalized preparations of the initial phase to commence an e-visa...

BA improves premium economy

British Airways is making improvements to its premium economy cabin, World Traveller Plus, as part of the airline’s $8.4 billion investment plan. Changes to the cabin, which will be rolled out over the coming months, will include new furnishings, an enhanced service and an improved dining experience. 

The Ritz in Cape Town to re-open soon

The Ritz hotel in Cape Town will re-open on the 15th of December. That’s after a R120-million ($8.7m) renovation. The hotel has been operating since the early 1970s,...

SA travel agents warning

The New Zealand Immigration Advisers Authority has launched a campaign to inform South African travel agents about what immigration assistance they can legally provide...

Travelport extends Etihad agreement

Travelport has signed a new multi-year content agreement with Etihad Airways.The agreement includes continued use of the

O.R. Tambo International Airport goes virtual

O.R. Tambo International Airport’s retail spaces have gone virtual, in Africa’s first ‘Virtual Commerce Environment’. The 18,000 square metre scan delivers a high definition rendering...