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New AOC Sees Prospects Brighten At South African Airways

Simple Flying 05 Aug 2021
South African Airways is eyeing resuming domestic flights in September and rebooting some international services in November ... In financial strife long before the travel downturn, South African Airways suspended flights when South Africa went into a level five lockdown in March 2020.
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South African Airways inches close to resuming flights

Business Day Online 05 Aug 2021
Flight resumption by the airline will bring relief to Nigerians who count South Africa as one of their preferred vacation destinations ...
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Dozens of Ethiopian migrants repatriated from Yemen: IOM

The New Arab 04 Aug 2021
The flight marked the IOM’s first Voluntary Humanitarian Return (VHR) flight from the Houthi-controlled Yemeni capital since 2019, and part of efforts to combat trafficking and exploitation in the region ... The flight comes shortly after the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.
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UAE To Lift Ban On Transit Passengers And Resident From India

Simple Flying 04 Aug 2021
Starting August 5th, passengers from India and other South Asian countries will be able to transit through the UAE for onward flights ... Emirates, Etihad, and flyDubai offer one-stop connections to countries across the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and North America, allowing for far quicker flights for travelers.
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British Airways’ Airbus A380 Fleet Isn’t Dead Yet

Simple Flying 04 Aug 2021
A380 flights are currently planned for five routes from October 31st ... Flights are initially scheduled to, Washington-Dulles, United States (IAD) Johannesburg, South Africa (JNB) Los Angeles International, United States (LAX) Miami, United States (MIA) San Francisco, United States (SFO).
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Level 3 flight bookings surge: Where South Africans want to go

Independent online (SA) 03 Aug 2021
"Travel and hospitality in South Africa have faced a very challenging experience due to the impact of lockdowns, but the latest announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa to move down to adjusted level 3 lockdown has resulted in an increase in flight searches on Cheapflights.co.za," Laure Bornet, GM KAYAK EMEA, which manages Cheapflights, said.
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UAE residents from India and Pakistan can fly in from August 5

Gulf News 03 Aug 2021
Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai says passengers from India with a valid residence visa who have received two doses of a UAE-approved vaccine, will be allowed to travel to Dubai from June 23; Emirates airline says it will resume flights connecting India, South Africa and Nigeria to Dubai from June 23.
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UAE residents stranded in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Nigeria and Uganda can return

Gulf News 03 Aug 2021
Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management in Dubai says passengers from India with a valid residence visa who have received two doses of a UAE-approved vaccine, will be allowed to travel to Dubai from June 23; Emirates airline says it will resume flights connecting India, South Africa and Nigeria to Dubai from June 23.
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Humanitarian flight safely returns Ethiopian migrants from Yemen

Reliefweb 03 Aug 2021
A member of the IOM team at the entrance to Sana'a airport in Yemen takes the temperatures of children who returned to Ethiopia today through a voluntary humanitarian return flight ... Today’s flight comes four days after World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, which aims to combat all forms of exploitation around the world.
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Airlink resumes Johannesburg - George flights

Independent online (SA) 03 Aug 2021
The flights are also ideally-timed for customers travelling onward to other business and leisure destinations in South Africa, including Cape Town, Windhoek, Walvis Bay, Victoria Falls, Harare, the Okavango Delta, among many others. From Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, Flight 4Z 691 departs Johannesburg at 7am, arriving at George at 9am.
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South Africa faces brain drain amid chaos

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Aug 2021
The mass departures of the early Nineties as South Africa moved to black majority rule, were dominated by so-called “white flight”, but recent inquiries are split evenly along racial lines.
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Experts call for measures to protect airport workers from infection risks

China Daily 03 Aug 2021
The virus was further transmitted to other staff members, as these cabin cleaners were in charge of handling trash from international and domestic flights ... Local officials said that based on genome sequencing, the infection was linked to an imported case from a flight from South Africa ... Exposure to shipments from overseas also presents risks ...
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