Cape Town

British Airways introduce direct Durban service

British Airways will become the only carrier to operate a direct flight between Europe and Durban when it launches a three-times-weekly service from London Heathrow to the South African city on 29th October 2018.

The east coast city sits on a golden mile of sand, warmed by the Indian Ocean and frequented by dolphins. Durban is Africa’s busiest port and South Africa’s third largest city with a mesmeric overtone of African culture mixed with Indian and colonial influence.

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Air France's new airline JOON takes to the skies

Air France has launched its new low-cost airline; JOON which is offering medium-haul flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle, and then will offer long-haul flights from next summer 2018. JOON began operations with services to Barcelona, Berlin, Lisbon and Porto on 1st December 2017. It will add seven destinations from Paris Charles de Gaulle on 25th March 2018 to Rome, Naples, Oslo, Istanbul, Cairo, Cape Town and Tehran. Flights to Mahe in the Seychelles and Fortaleza, Brazil, will follow in summer 2018.

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British Airways improved London Gatwick experience

British Airways have invested a great deal to improve your journey from London Gatwick Airport with a move to the South terminal. British Airways are now located closer to the Gatwick train station, so you can save time and money with direct access to the airport.

If you’ve already checked in, you can beat the queues by choosing to use one of the new self-service bag drop machines, tag and drop your bags quickly and easily, then head through security. Why spend time queuing when you could be relaxing or shopping before your flight?

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British Airways launches Gatwick to Cape Town flights

From the 24th November 2016, you can fly with British Airways direct from London Heathrow and London Gatwick to Cape Town International airport in just over eleven hours. So you can spend more time enjoying your Cape Town holiday, from the majestic views of Table Mountain to the year-round sunshine of the city's numerous white-sand beaches and sparkling bays. Once on board, the friendly cabin crew will take care of your comfort and safety, allowing you to sit back, relax and start your holiday as soon as you step on the plane.

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Lufthansa announces Cape Town winter route

This winter Lufthansa will resume operations of its UK – Frankfurt – Cape Town route with a three-a-week service on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The route which will begin on the 2nd December will be served by a 279-seat Airbus A340-300 from the Frankfurt hub offering Business Class, Premium Economy and Economy Class.

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Qatar Airways Dreamliner Maputo Route

From the 27th March 2016 Qatar Airways will upgrade its Doha to Maputo route to a non-stop B787 Dreamliner service three times weekly, saving passengers approximately five hours each way. The airline currently serves the Doha to Maputo route three times a week via South Africa’s largest city Johannesburg. The new route will allow convenient options to and from more than 150 destinations worldwide.

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