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Ethiopian packs on more flights to India

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s leading airline, is set to start thrice-weekly operations to Chennai, India, as of July 2. Chennai will be the carrier’s fourth destination in India after New Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru.

From July, the airline’s flight frequency to Mumbai will increase to double daily and to ten flights a week to New Delhi.… read more


ET ups flights to South America

Ethiopian Airlines is set to boost its flights to South America by adding more frequencies to Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires, reports Simple Flying.

From July 1, the carrier will operate an additional flight per week to both destinations, taking them to four weekly services.

The airline currently flies to Sao Paulo and Buenos… read more


No more masks on KLM outbound flights.

In line with the European Aviation Authority’s recent change to recommended guidelines for the European Union, the Netherlands has confirmed the dropping of the mandate for mask-wearing in Dutch airports from May 21.

KLM has announced that from that day, the use of face masks is no longer mandatory onboard aircrafts to the Netherlands and … read more


Mauritius Travel Protocol Updates

As per Port Health - Children under the age of 12 do not need the PCR Tests anymore, to enter South Africa.

Children above the age of 12 and passengers who are not vaccinated may be accepted with a Negative PCR… read more


Qatar Airways reinstates Windhoek flights

Qatar Airways will resume flights between Doha and Windhoek from June 25, to meet the increasing demand for travel in southern Africa.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, said: “This resumption demonstrates the strong ties between Doha and Namibia, with Qatar Airways enjoying an increasingly robust pr… read more


Thailand updates entry rules

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has announced an update on rules for travellers to the country.

International travellers who are fully vaccinated will no longer be required to show proof of a pre-arrival negative PCR test nor to undergo an arrival test. However, they must still register for a Thailand Pass (via read more


SINGAPORE HAS RELAXED ENTRY RESTRICTIONS.

Singapore has relaxed entry restrictions to encourage travellers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Vaccinated travellers no longer need to take a pre-departure PCR test, and limits on gathering sizes and the need for social distancing have been removed.

“With these chan… read more


Emirates restores pre-pandemic schedule to India

Emirates will re-introduce pre-pandemic flight frequencies to its destinations in India from April 1st.

The airline will be operating 170 weekly flights to nine cities in the country.

The move comes on the back of the decision by the Indian government to restore international flights to and from the country in line with established b… read more


Heathrow drops mask rules for passengers

Those travelling through Heathrow will no longer be required to wear a face mask after the airport announced that it is moving away from a mandate from 16th March 2022.

In recognition that the pandemic is not o… read more


Qantas returns to SA

After a 20-month absence from the South African market, Qantas has released the news that its first flight from Johannesburg to Sydney will take place on Thursday, January 6.

Michi Messner, Regional Manager Africa, said she was excited to share this news and looked forward to welcoming the airline’s customers back on board.

Mess… read more


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