FlySafair launches new COVID-19 friendly mobile app

FlySafair has launched a COVID-19 friendly mobile app in an attempt to rebuild operations following the second wave. Chief Marketing Officer at FlySafair Kirby Gordon said the airline has been “crafting the app for a while”. “It now seemed like a great time to launch the app because we were able to make a lot […]

COVID-19: J&J vaccine rollout begins (eNCA)

The first batch of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines arrived in South Africa on Tuesday night. The South African Medical Association (SAMA) says the vaccine will be administered at 17 sites. Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital is one of health facilities selected to administer the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. 80,000 of the doses arrived on 16 […]

Airlink’s Nosy Be flights suspended until 27 June

Airlink has announced the further suspension of its service between Johannesburg and Nosy Be, Madagascar, up until 27 June 2021. “We regret the impact this will have for those customers already holding confirmed bookings for the April Easter holidays. Unfortunately despite multiple efforts from the lodges on Nosy Be, the Nosy Be Tourism Authority and […]

ASATA in the news: SAA refund loopholes – ASATA warns of risk

Increasing frustration that SAA is still not processing refunds it owes its clients (around R3bn of unflown tickets), is motivating some agents to look for alternative ways to get their clients’ money back from the airline. But ASATA warns that there is a high risk involved in these “loopholes”. Credit card chargebacks In a case […]