Tried & Tested Archives - Business Traveller Africa

Flight Check: Turkish Airlines

BACKGROUND: In South Africa for nine years, Turkish Airlines offer 10 flights a week to Istanbul from Johannesburg, seven from Cape Town, and seasonal...

Flight Check: CemAir Bombardier CRJ100

Bloemfontein-Johannesburg BACKGROUND: CemAir is a privately-owned South African airline that was established in 2005. Its headquarters are at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. CemAir...

Flight check: Singapore Airlines Airbus A350-900 Business Class

Johannesburg - Singapore BACKGROUND: Singapore Airlines has 102 aircraft, with an average age of seven years and six months, making it one of the youngest...

Flight Check: Air Seychelles Airbus A330-200

Johannesburg-Mahé BACKGROUND: In mid-March Air Seychelles expanded its service to five weekly flights between Johannesburg and Mahé, operating on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday....

Hotel check: Kigali Serena

Kigali, Rwanda

Flight review: Kulula.com

BACKGROUND: Comair Limited is an airline based in South Africa that operates scheduled services on domestic routes as a British Airways franchisee. It also...

Flight check: British Airways B737-800 Business Class

BACKGROUND: British Airways is operated in southern Africa by Comair and flies daily between Johannesburg and Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. The outbound flight leaves...

Airlink – Economy Class

BACKGROUND: Long a feeder airline for its franchise partner South African Airways, privately-owned Airlink is growing into a formidable regional carrier in its own...

Flight check: SAA A330-200

Johannesburg-Abuja

Flight Check: Singapore Airlines

Airbus A350-900 Premium Economy Class Singapore Changi Airport- Johannesburg ORTI BACKGROUND: Part of Singapore Airlines’ 120 craft fleet, the brand new A350-900 – the latest...

Flight check: Johannesburg-Lusaka

BACKGROUND: Founded in 1995, privately owned and based in Johannesburg, Airlink now connects to 37 destinations in nine different African countries. It also links...

Hotel check: Latitude 15°

BACKGROUND: The first Latitude hotel was Latitude 13° Lilongwe, in Malawi, which was such a success the owners opened Latitude 15° Lusaka. Plans are...