Travel was one of the first and the hardest-hit industries as a result of COVID-19. Read ASATA’s CEO, Otto de Vries’ comments in this Post article entitled: Sector likely to lose billions in tourism.
Source: MyBroadband As South Africa’s economy slowly comes back online and lockdown restrictions are relaxed, domestic air travel is set to resume in the coming months. While there is no confirmed date for the reopening of air travel, South Africans should not expect to board a flight immediately after restrictions are lifted. MyBroadband spoke to […]
UIF and the Department of Employment and Labour have released a Troubleshooting Matrix to help applicants with their questions surrounding COVID-19 TERS applications and submissions. The matrix presents the common problems UIF applicants are experiencing, recommends the actions to take, and who to contact for further assistance. Problem / Challenge Action to be taken Email […]
With the June flight schedule, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group are significantly expanding their services compared with the previous weeks operation. Lufthansa, SWISS and Eurowings are again adding numerous leisure and summer destinations to their flight schedules in June, as well as more long-haul destinations. With over 106 destinations in Germany and Europe and […]
Qatar Airways has extended its flexible booking policy to offer even greater choice and peace of mind to passengers when planning travel. The airline will allow unlimited date changes, and passengers can change their destination as often as they need if it is within 5,000 miles of the original one. The airline will not charge […]
The MICE sub-sector was the first to be impacted through cancellations and similarly, has been touted as probably the last to recover (First out and last in). As the country moves towards the easing of lockdown levels, we discuss the implications on the MICE Sector. Join us for a webinar focusing on the MICE sector; […]
CEO of ASATA, Otto de Vries was interviewed on 702’s Weekend Breakfast with Refiloe Mpakanyane on 16 May to discusses the possibility of passengers getting refunds on their flights cancelled due to Covid-19. To listen to the podcast of the interview, please click here.