Cathay Pacific opens wellness sanctuary

Cathay Pacific has opened The Sanctuary by Pure Yoga at its Pier Business Class Lounge at Hong Kong International Airport. Designed in partnership with The...

Airlink enhances Nelspruit route

Airlink has introduced enhancements to its Nelspruit Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport-Cape Town service. Early morning flights depart Nelspruit KMIA at 07h00 and arrive in Cape Town at 09h25.

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. 

Visa appointments for USA delayed

Visas & Passports Unlimited has advised that there is currently a delay in South Africa in the availability of visa appointments for the USA. The first available appointments are currently:

Hahn Air celebrates 20th Anniversary

German airline Hahn Air is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its ticketing business, which was launched in 1999. Celebrations will be held throughout the year and will include seven international travel agency events, sponsorships of leading industry events, and special competitions for travel agents.

IATA develops new payment option

The International Air Transport Association has announced the successful completion of the first “IATA Pay” ticket purchase transaction in a live test environment.

BT 2018 Awards Winner: Comair Flight Services

Comair Flight Services (CFS) has established itself as a highly reliable and successful business aviation service provider in Africa. The Comair brand has been...

BT 2018 Awards Winner: Emirates

Emirates was once again the biggest winner in the annual Business Traveller Africa Awards, claiming three awards for its performance as an airline flying...

My Emirates Pass is back

Emirates has announced the return of My Emirates Pass, a seasonal pass that turns an Emirates boarding pass into an exclusive membership package, allowing customers to take advantage of fantastic discounts and benefits in over 500 locations across the UAE.

New airline for Nigeria

Green Africa Airways is a new value airline based in Lagos, Nigeria. The new airline has received its Air Transport License from the Nigerian government and is anchored by a group of senior industry leaders led by Tom Horton, former Chairman and CEO of American Airlines, William Shaw, Founder and former CEO of VivaColombia, and Virasb Vahidi, former CCO of American Airlines.

NoLo drinks onboard Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic is launching the world’s first no and low (NoLo) alcohol cocktail menu at 35,000 feet. Launched this month, the NoLo menu has been designed in partnership with Seedlip, the world’s first distilled non-alcoholic spirits, and Regal Rogue, the Australian quaffing vermouth, and is available across economy, premium economy and upper class cabins.

Ethiopian launches debit card

Ethiopian Airlines and Hibret Bank have launched a co-branded debit card. The new debit card entitles Ethiopian ShebaMiles members to five bonus miles for every 100-birr spending made with the co-branded card.