Have you signed up for the new resource centre yet?

ASATA launched our newly designed resource centre at the end of last year to better assist our members in a rapidly changing business environment. While ASATA will keep the old resource centre live to allow members ample time to register to the new site, the new resource centre will eventually become your member portal, where you can […]

Safe Summer in the Garden Route National Park

The Garden Route National Park (GRNP) consisting of three sections – Tsitsikamma, Knysna and Wilderness, will apply stringent safety measures during this summer holidays. This according to the Vuyiswa Thabethe, General Manager for the Garden Route region of South African National Parks, who said to help curb the spread of the Corona Virus and the […]

Delta delays flights to SA again (Travel News by TNW)

Delta Air Lines has again delayed its return to South Africa. According to the airline’s new schedule, flights to Atlanta will now commence on March 28, 2021. When South Africa’s borders reopened on October 1, Delta initially announced that it would restart its Johannesburg Atlanta route in December. These plans were then postponed and a […]

ASATA in the news: ASATA: Now is not the time to be complacent

On 03 December 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa urged all South Africans to be extremely vigilant about practicing the recommended precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The warning follows an increase in infection rates as the summer holidays approach, and a worrying number of “hot spots” in the country. ASATA, the Association of Southern African […]

ASATA in the news: COVID-19: An expert guide to safe travel this festive season

If there’s anything most of us need after months of lockdown, financial stress and getting used to a very different “normal”, it is a holiday. But even though we might dream of piña coladas on the beach, travelling during COVID-19 times can feel daunting. There are endless new travel regulations to obey, health forms to […]

Guidelines confirm ineffectiveness of passenger quarantines – IATA

European and international aviation associations are urging  European governments to immediately abolish quarantine measures and other travel restrictions following new Recommendations published by EASA and the European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control (ECDC), which unequivocally reject their use in the current situation – where transmission of the virus is already widespread. The EASA/ECDC “Guidelines for COVID-19 testing […]