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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Top secret destinations for 2015

2014-12-03 21:35

Well not so secret anymore. But here are TripAdvisor's top 'destinations on the rise' for the coming year.

Travel: it's written in the stars!

2014-12-03 19:00

Feel like taking a trip, but just not sure where to go? No worries! Let your Zodiac sign guide you!

‘Insensitive’ tweet gets Malaysia Airlines in hot water

2014-12-01 11:23

A tweet sent out by Malaysia Airlines over the weekend was labelled as insensitive, as it drew an uncomfortable parallel with the MH370 disaster.

Bolt comes loose on plane, smashes into window mid-flight

2014-11-28 15:11

A passenger on a Air Canada Express flight saw his life flash before his eyes recently, when a bolt came loose from the propeller and smashed into his window.

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.


Malaysia completes a third of undersea search for MH370

2015-01-30 11:54

The undersea search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has covered almost a third of its target area, Malaysian authorities said, adding that they were confident the aircraft is in the zone.

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.

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.

26 measles cases reported with ties to Disney theme parks

2015-01-13 09:31

Health officials are reporting seven more cases of measles in an outbreak tied to visits to Disney theme parks in California last month.

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.

Namibian airspace temporarily left without air traffic control

2015-01-08 14:27

International flights had to navigate Namibian airspace without any help from air traffic controllers earlier this week, following an overtime pay dispute.

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.

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.

Korean Air chairman sorry for daughter's nut rage

2014-12-12 10:25

Korean Air chairman apologizes for daughter's 'foolish' behavior in nut rage incident.

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.

SA city tops Telegraph travel list

2014-12-10 10:51

Just a few days after Durban found itself among the New7Wonders Cities, another South African city was named the best in the world by the Telegraph Travel Awards 2014.

Top secret destinations for 2015

2014-12-08 19:00

Well not so secret anymore. But here are TripAdvisor's top 'destinations on the rise' for the coming year.

5 terrible tourist traps

2014-12-03 20:15

Reddit recently asked its users to vote for the most disappointing tourist destinations in the world. This is what they said.

Thai police raid beach, confiscate sun umbrellas and loungers

2014-12-01 14:40

Tourists were left flabbergasted when Thai police raided a popular Phuket beach over the weekend, confiscating sun umbrellas and loungers.

'I hate Thailand' video goes viral

2014-11-30 13:05

Turns out to be a rather strange, soppy and somewhat twisted tourism campaign for the country. Check it out.

Police swoop on 80 airports in global ticket fraud crackdown

2014-11-28 14:02

Police have arrested 118 people in an unprecedented globally-coordinated swoop on plane ticket credit card fraud, a billion-dollar organised crime industry.

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.

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