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When Could International Tourists Be Allowed Back In Australia?

Simple Flying 25 Oct 2021
Get your boarding pass to the flight of the year ... “While these flights will initially be for Australians and their families, we expect tourists from Singapore, South Africa, and India to take advantage of these flights once borders reopen to international visitors,” said Qantas CEO Alan Joyce last week.

Africa’s Most Expensive Airline? Kenya Airways Attracts Attention

Simple Flying 25 Oct 2021
As a result, a report has shown that in Africa, Kenya Airways charges the most for its tickets ... The African Competition Forum (ACF) has shared a report that studied the aviation industries of 24 countries in Africa ... Get your boarding pass to the flight of the year. The Future Flying Forum is taking off soon! All eyes on Africa.

Back to the bush: Safaris are open again - and the elephants in Kenya are ...

The Daily Mail 25 Oct 2021
In the old days, before poachers took out most of the large tuskers in Africa, anything under 100 lb a side was seen as common ... Fifty years ago, Tsavo was being written off as a disaster area and a portent of the ultimate demise of wild Africa ... Flights with BA from £544 return ( or Kenya Airways from £540 return ( are extra.

South Africa organises virtual roadshow for tourism recovery from India

Live Mint 24 Oct 2021
We are actively pursuing opportunities to initiate direct flights from India to South Africa." ... With an increase in Indian travel demand, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Ethiopian Airlines have regular flights scheduled from India to South Africa, with layovers at Dubai, Doha and Addis Ababa.

Ethiopian government airstrike on Tigray forces UN to abort flight in midair

The Observer 24 Oct 2021
An Ethiopian government airstrike on the capital of the northern Tigray region has forced a UN aid flight to abort a landing in midair. The UN has suspended its twice-weekly passenger flights to Mekelle for humanitarian personnel after the plane with 11 passengers had to abort the landing on Friday and return to the capital, Addis Ababa.

British Airways Announces New Codeshare With Kenya Airways

Simple Flying 23 Oct 2021
In a statement released on October 21, 2021, the flagship carrier of the United Kingdom said that thanks to the new codeshare with Kenya Airways, BA customers can seamlessly connect on Kenya Airways flights within Africa. British Airways customers can now connect on Kenya Airways flights in Africa ... Get your boarding pass to the flight of the year.

Ethiopian airstrikes deter UN aid

Taipei Times 23 Oct 2021
The UN suspended flights to the center of its humanitarian operations in Tigray after the airstrikes and amid intimidation against workers, it said ... “We’ve had flights turned around because of weather,” Gemma Connell, head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs for southern and eastern Africa, told reporters.

International Expansion: United Airlines Explains its Strategy

Simple Flying 23 Oct 2021
United, however, is now turning to more transatlantic destinations in the Middle East, Africa, and India, as Mr ... We’ve gone aggressively into the Middle East and Africa as well ... Before the most recent expansion adding Johannesburg, Accra, and Lagos, United’s Africa presence began and ended with a seasonal flight to Cape Town.

African players to watch this weekend

Ghana Web 23 Oct 2021
Liverpool’s in-form marksman Mohamed Salah heads into Sunday’s clash with Manchester United looking to surpass Didier Drogba’s Premier League haul, a tally the league’s latest centurion Sadio Mane edges closer to ... Patson Daka ... The Egypt superstar’s next goal will make him Africa’s highest scorer in the English top flight, surpassing Didier Drogba ... .

What South Africans need to know about UK travel: Flight costs, Covid tests and more

Independent online (SA) 22 Oct 2021
The UK is one of the most popular destinations for local travellers, with travel demand from South Africa to this European destination at an all-time high. The demand started when the UK removed South Africa and 46 other countries from its red list on October 11 ... Stenekamp said flight costs from South Africa to the UK varied.

NSW records 332 COVID-19 cases and two deaths - as state prepares for international travel ...

The Daily Mail 22 Oct 2021
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce said the airline had seen a "phenomenal reaction" and "massive" demand in light of its decision to move forward flights ... Qantas flights out of Sydney to Singapore, Fiji, South Africa, Phuket and Bangkok were brought forward and will each resume by January.

Cost of flights to rise as Rishi Sunak prepares to raise air passenger duty

The Guardian 22 Oct 2021
chancellor to boost green credentials by hitting environmentally damaging long-haul flights Travellers to ...

Carbon Neutral Flights To Antarctica: The Logistics

Simple Flying 22 Oct 2021
Simple Flying recently caught up with its CEO, Patrick Woodhead, about how the firm operates carbon neutral flights to Antarctica. White Desert flies jets from Cape Town, South Africa to Wolf’s Fang Runway, Antarctica ... It will be utilized for all internal flights within Antarctica, reducing carbon emissions by up to 80%.
Edit | Qantas returns to SA in January, flying from Joburg to Sydney – 3 ...

News24 22 Oct 2021
Qantas flights between South Africa and Australia will resume on 5 January 2022, earlier than expected ... .

North Africa vs West Africa: Who's made bigger Premier League contribution?

Goal 22 Oct 2021
Mohamed Salah breaking Didier Drogba's Premier League goalscoring record would affirm the growing relevance of North Africa in England's top flight ... .