24 August 2016

EgyptAir: Resumption of flights between Cairo <> Harare on the cards!

A launch date has not been announced, but Zimbabwe's Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry, Walter Mzembi, and his counterpart from Egypt, Mohamed Yehia Rahed, have agreed to work towards a resumption of EgyptAir's direct flight operations between Cairo's Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Harare International Airport (HRE) in Harare. Egypt's national flag carrier suspended flights to Zimbabwe in 2014 due to viability challenges. We'll keep you posted!

23 August 2016

KLM introduces flights to Windhoek (Namibia)!

The flag carrier airline of the Netherlands, KLM, will expand its service to Windhoek, Namibia. The arline's flight schedule for the three existing flights to Luanda, Angola will be adapted slightly to make it possible to fly on to the Namibian capital and back after a short stopover. KLM will start to operate flights to Windhoek on 30 October 2016.

22 August 2016

South Africa: CemAir to launch flights between Bloemfontein <> Port Elizabeth!

South African carrier, CemAir, will launch scheduled flights between Bram Fisher International Airport/Bloemfontein Airport (BFN) in Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ) in Port Elizabeth on 04 October 2016. The airline will operate two weekly flights on Tuesdays and Thursdays on board a 19-seat Beechcraft 1900D aircraft.

17 August 2016

Airlink to introduce second flight between Johannesburg <> Bulawayo!

South African carrier Airlink is set to add a second flight between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg and Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ) in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, on 05 September 2016. The new morning flight will depart Johannesburg from Monday to Friday at 06:25 and will arrive in Bulawayo at 07:45. The return flight will depart Bulawayo at 08:05 and will arrive in Johannesburg at 09:30.
Airlink will also increase its capacity over the Christmas season 2016/17 (12 Dec 2016 - 15 January 2017) with an additional afternoon flight that will operate every day except Saturdays. The afternoon flight will depart Johannesburg at 15:00 and will arrive in Bulawayo at 16:20, while the return flight will depart Bulawayo at 16:40 and will arrive in Johannesburg at 18:05.




16 August 2016

Airlink to increase flights between Johannesburg <> Mthatha!

South African carrier Airlink is set to introduce a third daily flight between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg and Mthatha Airport (UTT) in Mthatha on 05 September 2016. The airline will operate the additional flights from Monday to Friday; flights will depart Johannesburg at 12:00 and will arrive Mthatha at 13:15. Return flights will depart Mthatha at13:35 and will arrive in Johannesburg at 14:50. Afternoon flights have also been added on Saturdays and Sundays departing Johannesburg at 14:30 arriving at Mthatha at 15:45. The return flight will depart Mthatha at 16:30 arriving in Johannesburg at 17:45.

15 August 2016

Kruger National Park: Paul Kruger Gate has been reopened!

South African National Parks (SANParks) has confirmed that Kruger National Park's Paul Kruger Gate is open again. The Gate, the closest entrance to Skukuza Rest Camp, was closed on 09 August 2016 due protests on the R536 leading to the gate. Travellers intending to visit Kruger National Park via Paui Kruger Gate were previously advised to use alternative routes to enter or exit the National Park.

11 August 2016

Windhoek: Wernhil Park Shopping Centre now offers free WiFi!

The Wernhil Park Shopping Centre in Windhoek, the second largest mall in Namibia, introduced free WiFi on 01 August 2016. The new service is available within the mall's common areas for all shoppers, tenants and the general public. The data usage of the WiFi service is limited to 100mb per day and user.



The Wernhil Park Shopping Centre is located on the corner of Fidel Castro and Mandume Ndemufajo Street in the heart of Windhoek.