Today Comair was granted permission in the Johannesburg High Court that its airline company be placed under provisional liquidation, ending the flights of its kulula.com and local British Airways flights.
Comair did not have access to capital to fund its operation, being commercially insolvent. On 31 May the aircraft of the two airlines were grounded with immediate effect.
The two airline brands represented 40 % of the domestic airline market. Continue reading →
If it were the 1st of April one may have thought that it was an April Fool’s joke when it was reported that Ryanair is only allowing South Africans holding a South African passport to fly on their airline if the passengers achieve a 100% correct pass rate on 15 questions set in Afrikaans, and to be answered in Afrikaans!
Ryanair has confirmed that the test is not a hoax, the airline experiencing a high percentage of fake South African passports used by its passengers. The test is only available in Afrikaans, even if one is not an Afrikaans-speaking citizen of our country! Afrikaans is third in number of persons speaking Continue reading →
KLM Airlines will be operating daily flights between Amsterdam and Cape Town from 22 July.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of flying between the two cities, the airline will increase the flight frequency between the cities to ten per week from November, the airline has announced. Continue reading →
Mayoral Committee Member Alderman James Vos has made successful submissions to Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula and Tourism Minister Lindiwe Sisulu to allow Delta Airlines to fly a triangular route between Atlanta, Johannesburg and Cape Town, which will mean a boost for the tourism industry in Cape Town and South Africa, the City of Cape Town reported today.
The new route will complement Delta Airlines’ direct flights between Cape Town and Newark/New York, set to resume in June.
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