BA launches Maputo route

2012-12-07 08:42
Johannesburg - Comair Limited, operator of British Airways in southern Africa will commence with scheduled services between Maputo International Airport and Johannesburg, O.R Tambo International Airport in May next year.

The flight schedule comprising daily return flights with a double daily service on Tuesdays and Saturdays is conveniently timed to enable ease of connectivity for international travellers transferring through OR Tambo International Airport to Maputo.

Mozambique is a country blessed with a wide variety of natural resources, from Hydroelectric power to coal and is a focus for many foreign companies that are currently active in the region undertaking various mining initiatives including coal, oil and gas.

Shaun Pozyn, Marketing Manager for British Airways says, "We are excited to introduce our new service as it allows us to continue to grow our footprint in Africa. In addition to the large volumes of business travellers we anticipate will make use of our new service, Mozambique is fast becoming known as a world-class tourist destination. The country has a warm climate, 2 700km of tropical and sub-tropical coastline, world-class conservation areas, exotic cities, and a rich Arabic, African and Portuguese heritage."

Bookings to-and-from Maputo will be available for sale effective 6 December 2012 via the British Airways Contact Centre on 0860 I FLY BA (0860 4 359 22) or +27 (11) 921 0222 as well as through local travel agents. Flights will also be added to ba.com as well as integrated and sold through the kulula.com website shortly. For travel agents operating in Mozambique, selling systems are currently being activated and will be available early next year.

 
Read more on:    travel south africa
NEXT ON NEWS24X
SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Inside Travel

 
/News
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.