News Archives - Business Traveller Africa

BA adds frequency to SA

British Airways has added four new weekly services between London and Johannesburg, increasing the number of direct flights between the cities to 18 per...

Precision Air resumes flights to Entebbe

According to Aviation Tribune, Tanzania’s Precision Air intends to relaunch flights to Uganda through Entebbe International Airport. The scheduled flights are expected to start from 1...

Emirates to launch third daily flight to Cape Town

Emirates will introduce a third daily service between Dubai and Cape Town from 4 July, supplementing the two current daily flights between the two...

Marriott unveils African expansion plans

Marriott International has announced a host of new signings at the Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Nairobi, Kenya.The new

TAAG bumps up business class passengers

TAAG Angola Airlines is running an attractive promotion for its business class passengers. Its ‘Business Up to First’ offer is called ‘J UP’ and sees...

Rosebank hotel refurbished

Courtyard Hotel Rosebank has refurbished its bedrooms and reopened at the beginning of the year to accommodate its first group of guests since its...

CFS takes delivery of new PC-12

Comair Flight Services has taken delivery of a brand new Pilatus PC-12 NG on behalf of one of its clients and ferried it to its new home in Johannesburg.The ferry flight was a total of 23.2 hours taking the aircraft (with its new owner on board) from the

British Airways trials technology at US Airports

British Airways is trialling biometric technology to speed up boarding and arrivals processes in Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. That’s in partnership with...

British Airways boosts seats to Lagos

British Airways is increasing the number of seats to Nigeria, introducing its newly refurbished Boeing 747-400s to Lagos from September. The aircraft are larger than...

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...

Eurowings connects Mauritius and Munich

 Eurowings is expanding its portfolio of routes in Southern Africa with the addition of a Mauritius – Munich service. The first flight, operated with an...

Starwood to acquire hotels in Tanzania

According to eTurboNews, Starwood Hotels and Resorts is set to acquire two hotels in Tanzania’s northern and coastal tourist zones. Under the Sheraton brand, Starwood...