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KLM returns to SA (Travel News by TNW)

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A month after cancelling services to South Africa due to a Dutch government ban on flights from the country, KLM has confirmed that it will resume services to South Africa, with restrictions, on February 23.

KL592 will fly from Johannesburg to Amsterdam daily, departing at 23h55 and arriving in Amsterdam at 10h05 the next day. KL591 will depart from Amsterdam at 10h15, arriving in Johannesburg at 22h05.

Cape Town will also come back on stream. KL598 will fly between Cape Town and Amsterdam three times a week on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays, departing Cape Town at 23h20 and arriving in Amsterdam at 09h55 the next day. KL597 departs from Amsterdam on the same days, leaving at 10h10 and arriving in Cape Town at 22h30.

However, Travel News understands that KLM will only be able to accept Dutch nationals, Schengen State and other EU residents, Dutch Antilles residents, medical staff, seafarers and airline crew on the flights at this stage. These restrictions will apply, regardless of the passengers’ final destination, says the airline.

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