Namibia's airline spreads wings to the Middle East

2014-11-25 09:15

Namibia's national carrier Air Namibia is seeking partnerships with Fly Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines to open routes to the Middle East.

Sea Point's Mandela-inspired sunglasses vandalised

2014-11-18 09:16

The controversial Mandela-inspired, sunglasses-shaped art installation on Sea Point promenade has been vandalised with reminders of Marikana.

fastjet hopes to secure funding early next year

2014-11-14 11:09

Budget airline fastjet Plc said it expected to secure funding for its operations early next year and that it had received permits to operate flights in Zambia.

UK relaxes transit visa regulations for South Africans

2014-11-12 09:34

The British High Commission has announced somewhat relaxed transit visa rules for travellers from South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland.

WATCH: Elephants discover GoPro at watering hole, have a ball

2014-11-05 15:12

Watch this super cute, yet sort of nerve-wracking footage of elephants in Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park trying to figure out the latest GoPro technology.

WATCH: Plane takes off on Alaskan highway

2014-11-04 11:42

Sometimes, when you live in a far-flung corner of the world and you forget where your car keys are, just take the light aircraft to the pub/convenience store.

‘Be careful, Ebola’ note puts flight into lockdown

2014-10-31 09:28

It seems like ‘Ebola’ is the new ‘bomb,’ as yet another flight was subjected to a terrifying ‘joke’ by a passenger.

British jets intercept Latvian plane over southern England

2014-10-30 09:59

Two British Royal Air Force Typhoon jets were scrambled to intercept a Latvian cargo aircraft over southern England and escort it in to land at Stansted airport, but no security threat was found, officials said.

fastjet launches flights from Joburg to Zanzibar

2014-10-29 12:01

The pan-African budget airline will be offering a service to the Tanzanian island three times a week from OR Tambo.

PICS: Selfies with wild bears? These people are crazy!

2014-10-28 10:30

If you thought the whole camel selfie trend was slightly weird, we've got something even stranger and infinitely crazier for you!

WATCH: Google exec quietly breaks Baumgartner’s space leap record

2014-10-27 11:27

With hardly any fanfare a 57-year-old computer scientist executed the highest skydive ever last week and broke the sound barrier in the process.

Rwanda checking travellers from US, Spain for Ebola

2014-10-23 09:21

Rwanda has boosted travel restrictions to stem the spread of the Ebola virus, ordering travellers who have been in the United States and Spain to send daily updates.

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy in ankle-deep water

2014-10-21 21:00

A beachgoer captured seriously terrifying footage of a hundred or so sharks attacking blue fish in shallow water. Take a look.

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy in ankle-deep water

2014-10-16 09:55

A beachgoer captured seriously terrifying footage of a hundred or so sharks attacking blue fish in shallow water. Take a look.

Heathrow implements Ebola scans, prepares for huge disruptions

2014-10-14 09:56

The implementation of Ebola virus scans at Heathrow Airport have been called into question, as the major travel hub braces for huge delays and disruptions.


WATCH: Spectacular humpback whale feeding frenzy

2014-11-25 18:35

Watch as humpback whales, birds and seals gather for a feeding frenzy of note of the coast of Monterey Bay in California.

kulula gives Jack Parow a bath to encourage online check-in

2014-11-24 08:46

The low-cost airline recently ran a fun campaign to remind travellers how easy checking in online really is, ahead of the busy festive season.

And the world's best airlines are...

2014-11-20 21:00

We compare two highly regarded 'best airlines' list to establish which carriers could be considered top of the pops.

Mandela-inspired sunglasses art vandalised

2014-11-18 10:18

The Mandela-inspired, art installation in Cape Town has been vandalised with reminders of Marikana. Shameful? OR an enhancement?

WATCH: Now that's a sandcastle!

2014-11-15 13:30

A towering sandcastle in Brazil by an American artist is vying for the world record for the tallest of all time.

In today's edition of weird Australian antics...

2014-11-14 13:20

We often joke about the strange things Australians seem to get up to, but this time round it was actually for a good cause. See what they did on Bondi Beach!

Asiana service to San Francisco suspended for 45 days

2014-11-14 09:53

South Korea on Friday ordered a 45-day suspension of Asiana Airlines' service to San Francisco as a penalty for one of its planes crashing there last year, the transport ministry said.

Woman detained at SA airport for 37 days

2014-11-12 10:22

A Chinese woman was detained in a small room at the Cape Town International Airport for 37 days after being denied entry to South Africa.

Awkward! Hot air balloon lands tourists inside Indian jail

2014-11-05 11:50

A hot air balloon carrying foreign tourists landed in a jail in northern India and caused panic among prison officials who thought a jailbreak was being attempted.

Shhhh! Top secret travel tips

2014-11-04 13:09

Clear your browser's cookies before booking flights, never visit India during summer and comfort eat all you want. Check out these quirky secrets from the Twitter travel community.

WATCH: What happens when a cellist and a beatboxer board the same flight

2014-11-04 11:03

A beatboxer and a cellist joining forces for an impromptu performance... not that's not something one see's every day. Especially not on a flight!

Carnival launches first fast wireless network for cruise ships

2014-11-04 09:02

Carnival Corp has said it is outfitting its cruise ships with a hybrid wireless network that will provide guests more reliable and faster connectivity at sea.

German tourist found dead in Australian national park

2014-10-30 10:03

The body of a German tourist was found at a campsite in Australia's Northern Territory, media reports citing police said.

California orders quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola patient, Obama not happy

2014-10-30 09:49

California health officials ordered any recent travelers to the state from an Ebola affected country who have had contact with an infected patient to be quarantined for 21 days.

New Yorkers HATE Taylor Swift for being their new Global Welcome Ambassador

2014-10-29 11:45

Singer, songwriter, actress and now also Global Welcome Ambassador for one of the world's most sought after cities. New Yorkers are NOT happy.

Thailand bans beach parties on some holiday islands

2014-10-27 12:59

Thai authorities have banned beach parties on some holiday islands to stop gatherings that can get out of control after the murder of two British backpackers.

Classic St Helena cruise celebrates 25 years

2014-10-24 12:09

One of only four surviving Royal Mail Ships, the legendary RMS St Helena has much to celebrate after 25 years of service!

WATCH: Most epic airline safety video ever?

2014-10-23 10:22

Air New Zealand has been at it again, releasing a super cool safety video to keep flyers entertained.

Christmas tree or giant sex toy? Paris is up in arms!

2014-10-22 14:47

Parisians were up in arms when an inflatable Christmas tree that looked like a giant sex toy was... um... erected in the Place Vendome last week. So much so, it got destroyed.

Nigeria declared Ebola free after 42 days with no new cases - WHO

2014-10-20 15:26

There has been a glimmer of hope in the battle against Ebola, as Nigeria was declared free from the dreaded virus. Officials, however, remain on high alert in the West African travel hub.

Travel alert: Most KZN beaches to be closed over weekend

2014-10-17 12:24

Many beaches along KwaZulu-Natal's coastline will be closed this weekend following forecasts of heavy rains, flooding and "big seas", the province's Sharks Board said.

'Pack a corkscrew' and other useful advice for first time travellers

2014-10-14 14:39

New to travel? Check out these great tips from the Twitter Travel Community.

WATCH: Toe-tingling moments as daredevils hack skyscraper's billboard

2014-10-13 09:27

If heights give you the creeps, best you don't watch this video of a group of Russian daredevils clambering right to the top of one of Hong Kong's tallest skyscrapers and hacking the billboard it carries.

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