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Biometric check-in

Emirates unveils “biometric path”, raising the bar for airport customer experience

Emirates is gearing up to launch the world’s first “biometric path” which will offer its customers a smooth and truly seamless airport journey at...
voice activation

KLM launches four voice-activated services on Google Home

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will offer four voice-activated services in Dutch. Google’s smart speaker and voice assistant, Google Home, is now available in the...
Dublin via Madrid

Ethiopian to link Addis and Dublin via Madrid

Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has changed the ultra-long haul route from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles to transit through Lome, Togo, effective...

Seven spooktacular destinations to visit on #Halloween

A horror travel story usually involves a lost passport or a missed connecting flight. This year, we’ve found several spooktacular locations that will leave...

Protea Hotel by Marriott Pretoria Loftus Park opens to the public

Protea Hotels by Marriott, part of Marriott International, Inc announced the opening of Protea Hotel by Marriott Pretoria Loftus Park. Located in Arcadia, Pretoria,...
Online gate booking

New online gate ticket booking system for TMNP and WCNP temporarily delayed

SANParks has confirmed that the implementation of the new online gate ticket booking system for Table Mountain National Park (TMNP) and West Coast National...

British Airways starts new Heathrow – Jo’burg services

British Airways on 28 October started four new weekly services between London and Johannesburg, increasing the number of direct flights between the cities to...
price drop protection

Flight Centre honours price drop protection promise amidst fluctuating rand

The Flight Centre Travel Group has honoured its airfare Price Drop Protection pledge and paid out the first claim to a traveller who found...

SANParks receives 3 million rand for anti-poaching operations

South African National Parks (SANParks) received a 3 million Rand donation from the Legacy Experience project spearheaded by international cricketers, Kevin Pietersen and Mark...
Mid-morning flights

Airlink and Safair abandon tie-up proposal

South African airline companies, Airlink and Safair Operations, have agreed not to pursue a proposed tie-up and withdrawn their joint application for a Competition...