ARTICLES RELATING TO TRAVEL

SAA celebrates 50 Years of direct Mauritius flights

2015-01-22 10:11

South African Airways is celebrating a half-century of direct flights between Johannesburg and Mauritius.

Volcanic eruption causes cancellation of flights to Tonga

2015-01-13 09:43

All international flights to the small island nation of Tonga have been cancelled after a volcanic eruption sent plumes of ash into the sky.

Madrid rail station evacuated over suspicious package

2015-01-09 09:47

Spanish police evacuated a busy metro and commuter railway station in Madrid during the evening rush hour after a suspicious package was found.

AirAsia crash makes case for ejectable black boxes

2015-01-08 10:02

A long-delayed proposal to outfit commercial airliners with ejectable 'black box' recorders may have a better chance of being adopted following the AirAsia crash in the Java Sea.

Guest house owners respond to brutal dog beating

2015-01-05 09:50

The owners of a guest house who have been accused of animal cruelty after beating their neighbours' dog to death have responded to the incident with gruesome photos of their own.

Fosun closes in on Club Med buyout

2015-01-04 14:31

Chinese conglomerate Fosun has zeroed in on its 18-month quest to buy French holiday resort group Club Med.

Best free things to do in 2015

2015-01-04 07:30

Keen on taking that big trip next year, but left saving slightly late? Not to worry! Here are some great budget destinations and free things to do around the globe.

Must-see Mpumalanga: Natural beauty, rich history, warm people

2014-12-24 08:30

Natural beauty, rich history, warm people, loads of wildlife and even the highest brewery in South Africa – welcome to ‘the place where the sun rises’ aka Mpumalanga.

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Be sun savvy this festive season

2014-12-16 09:00

Whether you're planning on hitting the beach or just chilling in the backyard, here are some tips for going about getting sun-kissed wisely.

South Africans desperately need a holiday!

2014-12-12 16:11

The results from a recent News24 poll indicates most of you are itching to activate your Out-of-Office notification.

Libyan carriers banned from European airspace

2014-12-11 16:39

The European Union on Thursday banned all Libyan airlines from operating in its airspace, citing passenger safety concerns.

Tips to get your battery holiday-ready

2014-12-11 07:25

The SA holiday period is fast approaching and hopefully you've planned your your accommodation and itinerary. Have you made sure you car and its battery are holiday-ready?

Nut rage spat latest stumble for Korean Air family

2014-12-10 12:42

When South Koreans heard that a Korean Air Lines executive delayed a flight because she was angry at being served macadamia nuts in a bag there was outrage but no surprise.

Extra lights: When are they illegal?

2014-12-10 08:29

There's often confusion about fitting spotlights on road vehicles. Read our guide to what's right and wrong about adding spot and headlights to your car!

Safe driving in challenging conditions

2014-12-09 12:45

Bad weather is not the only challenging factor to consider when driving on the long road for your annual holiday. Take a look at these tips about other matters that bear consideration.

Emergency stops and crashes

2014-12-09 12:42

Crashes are a lethal reality of driving in SA. Make sure you're prepared with by taking a look at our holiday-season helpful post-crash tips.

SA's groaning roads: 50m tons trucked in Oct

2014-12-09 11:59

South Africa's over-stressed roads carried 50-million tons of freight throughout the nation in October 2014 while the rail services carried only a fraction of that volume.

 

And the very worst airline in the world is...

2015-01-22 12:18

It is literally ranked right last of all 600 carriers rated by Skytrax.

SAA cancels Mauritius flights due to tropical cyclone

2015-01-13 12:11

South African Airways cancelled its flights between Johannesburg and Port Louis in Mauritius, due to adverse weather conditions.

Gondolas get number plates to improve safety

2015-01-12 10:42

The gondolas of Venice have been given number plates in an effort to make the Italian city's canals safer for tourists.

Indonesia cracks down on cheap fares to boost airline safety

2015-01-09 09:47

Indonesia has cracked down on the sale of cheap tickets for domestic flights to ensure that airlines do not cut corners on safety, the transport ministry said.

SA among top 15 destinations to visit in 2015

2015-01-08 09:38

Yet another international site has included South Africa in its list of must-visit destinations for 2015. Check it out.

Delays hit King Shaka International due to power outage

2015-01-06 10:45

Due to a power outage in Durban affecting aircraft refueling at King Shaka International Airport, Mango advises that there will be delays in and outbound.

Divers resume search for missing AirAsia jet; no 'pings' detected yet

2015-01-05 10:11

Indonesian navy divers took advantage of calmer waters on Monday to resume efforts to identify suspected wreckage from a missing Indonesia AirAsia passenger jet with no signal detected yet from the black box recorders.

Must-see Mpumalanga

2015-01-04 16:00

Natural beauty, rich history, warm people, loads of wildlife and even the highest brewery in South Africa – welcome to ‘the place where the sun rises’ aka Mpumalanga.

Melco Crown to delist in Hong Kong

2015-01-04 10:22

Casino operator Melco Crown Entertainment plans to delist its shares in Hong Kong after gambling hub Macau reported its first ever fall in casino revenues.

Must-see Mpumalanga

2014-12-24 08:32

Natural beauty, rich history, warm people, lots of wildlife & highest brewery in SA.

How to honeymoon on a budget

2014-12-23 00:00

Plan your dream honeymoon using a fail-proof financial plan.

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Extra lights: When are they illegal?

2014-12-13 10:05

There's often confusion about fitting spotlights on road vehicles. Read our guide to what's right and wrong about adding spot and headlights to your car!

UK airspace re-opened

2014-12-12 18:02

Airspace over London and the surrounding areas has been re-opened after it was closed due to a computer failure,.

SA’s newest low-cost airline set to take off in 2015

2014-12-12 14:17

South Africa’s newest low-cost airline, Skywise, is officially launching on Saturday 13 December, announcing its maiden flight.

Truck slams into 8 cars in Durban

2014-12-11 08:46

A huge crash involving a truck and eight cars brought traffic to a halt on the N3 in Durban. Six people were injured.

Dutch actress and adventurer reaches South Pole on tractor

2014-12-10 16:08

Manon "Tractor Girl" Ossevoort arrived at the South Pole after chugging along on a tractor from Europe through Africa and across the frozen wastes of Antarctica.

Baby on board! Woman gives birth on flight

2014-12-10 09:13

A Southwest Airlines flight landed in Los Angeles with one more passenger than when it took off.

South Africans taking shorter holidays

2014-12-09 15:22

South Africans are taking less time off these holidays than previously, leading to mental overload, a survey has shown.

Vehicle Fitness: Roadworthiness

2014-12-09 12:42

Have you checked your car before you hit the long road? Is it roadworthy? Use our handy guide to ensure your vehicle is a great condition before hitting the open road.

Planning the Journey: Rules of the Road

2014-12-09 12:42

Make sure you know the rules of the road as you plan your holiday trip. If everybody did so the number of collisions would tumble - just make sure you're smart enough to do so!

Defensive driving behaviour: risk kills

2014-12-09 11:02

Safe following distance, buckling up, obey speed limits... Make sure you know what it means to drive defensively at all times.

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