ARTICLES RELATING TO TRAVEL

Ebola: SA airports equipped with special scanners

2014-07-31 10:45

Stringent measures have been put in place at South African airports to detect the deadly Ebola virus and help prevent its spread.

Crazy crop circle

2014-07-31 08:57

Tourists are flocking to a farm in Germany to see a mysterious crop circle.

Look at this crop circle they found in Germany

2014-07-30 15:59

Thousands of people are trekking to a Bavarian farmer's field to check out a mysterious set of crop circles.

Parisian tourists picnic with rats

2014-07-30 12:01

Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight.

Airlines could face new protocols to curb Ebola spread

2014-07-30 10:19

The deadly Ebola virus hitchhiking across borders for the first time aboard a pan-African airline could spell new flight restrictions aimed at containing outbreaks.

Flights from Pretoria to Cape Town coming soon?

2014-07-30 09:46

Local charter flight company, FlyCemair has announced that it is looking at launching flights from Pretoria’s Wonderboom National Airport to Cape Town International.

FlySafair ticket sales open, promise cheapest prices

2014-07-29 12:06

FlySafair has started selling tickets for flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg and Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, ready to take to the skies in mid-October this year.

Emirates airline says will not fly over Iraq after MH17

2014-07-29 09:48

Emirates will stop flying over Iraq due to concerns over jihadist missile attacks following the MH17 air disaster in Ukraine.

Kids may get separate space on planes

2014-07-28 10:31

Richard Branson considering introducing “kid’s class” to flights.

Top 5 travel stories for the week

2014-07-27 16:00

In case you missed them, these are the stories that got our readers clicking this week.

Tourist shot dead in Kenya was German: police

2014-07-25 15:40

Kenyan police said a female tourist shot dead in the coastal city of Mombasa was from Germany, the second such killing of a foreign visitor by gunmen there this month.

IATA vows action after black week for aviation

2014-07-25 11:34

The International Air Transport Association said it will "leave nothing unturned" to boost global aviation safety after a black week claimed over 460 lives in three separate crashes.

Where to spot snow this weekend

2014-07-25 09:17

If you missed the last batch, you may be happy to know that this weekend holds more promise of snow hunting in the Western Cape and parts of KZN.

WATCH: Whale lifts kayaker right out of the water

2014-07-24 12:13

Two kayakers had an unexpected and rather terrifying close encounter with whales off the coast of Puerto Madryn in Argentina recently. Take a look!

European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights

2014-07-24 09:30

European carriers suspend more Tel Aviv flights amid ongoing safety concerns

PICS: Knysna elephant caught on camera

2014-07-23 08:34

Long left to the realm of myth and legend, new camera trap photographs prove that elephants still roam around the Garden Route forests.

7 pics that will make you want to take an island escape right now!

2014-07-22 21:00

What better way to fight off the cold than poring over some pics of warmer climes? Check out these shared by the Twitter travel community.

7 pics that will make you want to take an island escape right now!

2014-07-22 15:35

What better way to fight off the cold than poring over some pics of warmer climes? Check out these shared by the Twitter travel community.

 

Stringent new immigration rules to get R5m fast-track

2014-07-31 09:07

The home affairs department will not relax onerous new immigration rules but will fast-track visa centres and biometric-data capturing systems to reduce upheaval.

Photo of the day: Lens between us

2014-07-30 16:21

Check out the creative way this couple has been documenting their travels.

Israeli tourists leave Maldives resort after Gaza demo

2014-07-30 14:55

Israeli holiday makers were evacuated from their Maldivian resort after one of them tore up an anti-Israeli placard equating the Nazi Swastika to the Israeli flag.

Passengers disgusted as toddler poops in airplane seat

2014-07-30 11:04
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If you thought parents changing babies' nappies on airplane tray tables were bad, you haven't heard about this!

Australian airline passengers told to flush drugs

2014-07-30 10:13

Passengers aboard a Jetstar flight returning from a Byron Bay music festival were warned about sniffer dogs at the airport by a kindly flight attendant.

Kids-only zones on planes

2014-07-30 08:46

Would you leave your child alone in a “kid’s class” on a flight?

Avoiding plane crashes as air traffic doubles

2014-07-29 12:28

More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace.

Travel company says Kenya 'must be joking' about tourism figures

2014-07-29 09:50

A leading Kenyan hotel chain has disputed official figures for tourist arrivals, saying violent attacks by militant Islamists have scared away far more tourists than the authorities admit.

PICS: Revamped Skukuza Airport opens for business

2014-07-29 09:30

After months of major refurbishments, Skukuza Airport in the Kruger National park has reopened with a brand new look and daily flights.

LISTEN: Heated exchange between pilot and air traffic controller

2014-07-28 15:08

An audio clip capturing a heated exchange between a pilot and an air traffic controller at a US airport has been doing the rounds online. Check it out here.

Richard Branson's crazy 'kid's class' idea

2014-07-28 10:31

Richard Branson considering introducing “kid’s class” to flights.

Emergency landing after cocaine bursts in drug mule's stomach

2014-07-28 09:26

A Virgin Atlantic flight was forced to make an emergency landing when the cocaine packages a passenger had been smuggling burst in his stomach.

Top 5 travel stories for the week

2014-07-25 15:47

In case you missed them, these are the stories that got our readers clicking this week.

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a cluster

2014-07-25 08:51

Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, but industry analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes.

New airport runway may be a headache for residents

2014-07-24 10:46

Acsa is calling for public comment on the realignment changes to Cape Town International Airport's runaway.

US Airways to resume Tel Aviv flights Thursday

2014-07-23 11:39

US Airways plans to resume its direct flights from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv after a temporary ban from federal authorities on flights to Israel amid an intensifying conflict with the Palestinians.

Twin air disasters threaten Malaysian tourism push

2014-07-23 08:20

An unprecedented second major aviation disaster in four months could further associate Malaysia with calamity in the eyes of travellers, observers warn.

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