COGTA releases updated Level 1 Regulations

The Ministry of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs has promulgated updated Lockdown Level 1 Regulations, following President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address on 11 November. Please click hereto view the Regulations. Contained within the Government Gazette, published 11 November 2020, are the following regulations pertaining to international travel and border reopenings and UIF TERS: COVID-19 UIF TERS benefit The UIF […]

IATA aligns ticketing authority information across platforms

IATA has advised that it has taken a more proactive approach in regard to any misalignment of the IATA Accredited Travel Agents’ ticketing authority for different airlines across different platforms (Global distribution systems (GDSs) and Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP)). BSPlink as primary source of information BSPlink is the primary source of information regarding ticketing […]

Ramaphosa scraps red list, fully opens international travel to SA – IOL

Speaking to the nation on Wednesday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the resumption of international travel subject to stringent health protocols. Travellers are required to present a negative Covid-19 test not older than 72 hours from the time of departure. CEO of Association Of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA): Otto de Vries said the announcement […]

Federal Airlines implements new approach to meet market demands

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, Federal Airlines has announced a new approach to meet customer needs and market demands. Mark Hurst, group CEO of Solenta Aviation and incoming CEO of Federal Airlines, says that FedAir’s customer fares are being made simple and flexible as a future game-changer within the luxury safari lodge […]