LH update: Germany restricts entry from areas with virus variants

As a result of the requirements stipulated by the German Federal Police, passengers from virus variant countries and areas are subject to extended travel conditions starting 30 January 2021. Airlines are currently only permitted to carry the following passengers to or via Germany on departures from countries classified as virus variant areas (Brazil, Ireland, South […]

Former ASATA President succumbs to COVID

Industry stalwarts Barney and Esther Singer passed away a few weeks ago following a battle with COVID-19. Barney passed away on the 31st of December 2020, two days after his wife Esther’s birthday and three days after their 65th anniversary. Esther passed away five days later on the 5th of January 2021. Barney was a […]

Adjusted Level 3 regulations eased -What travel agents need to know

During President Cyril Ramaphosa’s address to the nation last night, 1st February, he announced that Cabinet have decided to steadily ease a number of restrictions under the adjusted Level 3 lockdown restrictions,  with immediate effect. Here is what travel agents need to know about the easing of the adjusted Level 3 regulations:   Gatherings Most indoor and outdoor gatherings will […]