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October 6, 2015
A launch event at the Turbine Hall in Newtown, Johannesburg, on September 30 saw Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, announce that South Africans would soon be able to apply for their Smart IDs and passports at banks around the country. 
The implementation project is bei
September 24, 2015

Some hotels operating in the Sandton CBD area are experiencing cancellations and concern from guests as a result of the Eco-Mobility festival, which kicks off on October 1.

September 22, 2015

A strike by Customs officials in Australia’s airports will take place over a two-day period, according to the Australian Government’s Department of Border Control and Immigration. The strike started on Monday, September 21 and will continue until September 23. 

September 16, 2015

Air Namibia confirms the cancellation of selected Domestic, Regional and Intercontinental flights during the festive season from December 20, 2015 to January 18, 2016 due to low demand.

September 10, 2015

Over the next 10 years, Africa is set to develop the world’s fastest growing travel and tourism market, alongside Asia-Pacific, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

September 10, 2015

Passenger flights have re-commenced at Mahikeng Airport after operations ceased a few years ago, North West province acting head of communications, Brian Setswambung confirmed. Regular flights to OR Tambo International Airport and Pilansberg Airport will be operated from the airport.

September 10, 2015

NEW entrants in the domestic market, a plummeting rand and rising operating costs will create an unstable environment for airfares in the coming few months, industry experts predict.

June 1, 2015

South African child travel requirements - Deadline extended to 1 June 2015. Travelling with kids?



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