Following the UK’s government’s announcement that a total of 47 countries and territories will be removed from the Red List, British Airways has announced that it will resume and increase frequency of flights to a number of destinations.
Etihad Airways has announced that it will launch 3 new “quarantine-free” destinations for the coming winter season. When the airline starts services to these 3 destinations, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates will be operating flights to 70 destinations across 47 countries.
Emirates has announced that it will be expanding its operations to South Africa, boosting its schedule to 28 weekly flights by October.
South African Airways (SAA) is finally coming back. In just under a month, SAA aircrafts will once again be visible in the skies as the airline plans to resume operations on 23rd September 2021.
Emirates has signed an interline agreement with South Africa’s Cemair in a move ‘to support the ramp up of operations after boosting its passenger services to South Africa’.
Emirates has announced that it has expanded its partnership with South Africa’s Airlink into a unilateral codeshare agreement, giving travellers to and from South Africa easy access to more than 40 domestic and regional destinations across 12 African countries.
Following the announcement of the UAE easing entry requirements for 12 countries (United Kingdom, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia, Nigeria and Afghanistan) and the UK adding the UAE on its ‘amber list’, Emirates is responding to the pent-up travel demand across its network.
Qatar Airways is increasing frequencies to multiple cities in Africa in January and February.
Turkish Airlines has suspended flights to 4 countries with immediate effect.
You can travel to South Africa and check that safari in African scenic landscape off your bucket list. You will have to carry a few mandatory documents that have been listed below in the article and voilà! You’ll be in Cape Town or Kruger National Park in no time.