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Ireland once more visa-free for SAs

Ireland once more visa-free for SAs

The Republic of Ireland has reversed the visa requirements for certain southern African nationalities, in an order signed by Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee, TD. With effect from midnight...

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CemAir has grand plans

CemAir has grand plans

CemAir plans to grow new domestic and regional markets in 2022 and is considering bringing four more aircraft into service to boost capacity on trunk domestic routes and outlying cities in South...

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Turkish resumes SA ops

Turkish resumes SA ops

Turkish Airlines will resume flights to South Africa on December 18. The airline says it may add flights to the following schedule: TK044 will depart IST at 02h30 and arrive in CPT at 12h05 on...

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BA updates SA schedule

BA updates SA schedule

British Airways has updated to its schedule from Johannesburg and Cape Town to the UK. Ex-JNB The daylight service will remain until January 1, 2022 and will then revert to operating overnight in...

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Rwandair returns to SA skies

Rwandair returns to SA skies

RwandAir has announced the resumption of daily services to Southern Africa, to both Johannesburg and Lusaka, effective December 23. Entry requirements, destination by destination, can be seen here:...

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Canada reverses ban

Canada reverses ban

Canada says it will lift its travel ban on 10 African countries, South Africa among them, from Sunday December 19. Canadian Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos said the state will reimpose testing...

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US visas – six-month backlog

US visas – six-month backlog

TRAVEL to the US has been seriously curtailed by the new rules banning tourists from Southern African states where the new COVID-19 omicron variant has been identified. However, it will be a rush to...

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MSC Cruises suspended (for now)

MSC Cruises suspended (for now)

MSC Cruises has announced that it has had to suspend all its domestic sailings in South Africa with immediate effect until January 8, 2022. The company says the suspension is on account of the most...

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