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Archive | July, 2014

Ebola Alert: SA ports

Cape Town – The National Department of Health is monitoring all ports of entry into South Africa and including airports, Airports Company South Africa spokesperson, Unathi Batyashe-Fillis said. This follows concerns that the deadly Ebola virus is spreading beyond West Africa and is at risk of becoming the latest disease to be spread by international Read more…

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Pretoria to Cape Town flights

Cape Town – Local charter flight company, FlyCemair has announced that it is looking at launching flights from Pretoria’s Wonderboom National Airport to Cape Town International. Beeld reports that the airline, which launched chartered flights between OR Tambo International Airport, Cape Town International and Plettenberg Bay last year, said that a survey among passengers revealed Read more…

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Skukuza Airport revamp in Kruger Park

Speaking at a briefing to mark the re-introduction of scheduled flights into the Kruger national park, Airlink CEO, Rodger Foster, said the revamped airport enable seamless connectivity to the park. He emphasised that care was taken while building the new runway to minimise the impact on the environment. To this end, trees were saved and Read more…

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Cape Town numbers up..

The number of international tourists visiting Cape Town between January and March this year increased from 2013, the provincial tourism department said on Sunday. “International arrivals between January and March totalled 230 722. This is up from 223 047 over the same time period last year, provincial tourism MEC Alan Winde said in a statement. Read more…

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