Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of its second Radisson RED in South Africa – the Radisson RED Johannesburg Rosebank

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups in the world, is pleased to announce the signing of its second Radisson RED in South Africa – continuing the brand’s fast growing African and global expansion. Scheduled to open early 2021, the Radisson RED Johannesburg… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg’s Chef Daniel Payne selected for the next stage in the San Pellegrino Young Chef of the Year award

Daniel Payne, Head Chef of View Restaurant, has his eyes on the prize – the San Pellegrino Young Chef award 2019-2020 Johannesburg, South Africa, 2019-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Set in the iconic hilltop village of Westcliff, Chef Daniel Payne has made his culinary home at Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff Johannesburg. Having joined the… Read the full press release

South African Airways launches direct flights between Johannesburg and Guangzhou, China

Introduction of Guangzhou, first new route since SAA implements turnaround strategy JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA), one of the leading carriers on the African continent, will launch direct flights between Johannesburg and Guangzhou, China, on 18 September 2019, giving customers access to the heart of China’s export led manufacturing industries…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to increase number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019

The award-winning airline will increase weekly flights to Johannesburg to 21 by the end of October 2019 Passengers will also see an increase in flights to the popular holiday destination of Cape Town, which will increase from seven to 10 a week from 27 October 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times

The cargo carrier was also runner-up for ‘Global Air Cargo Brand of the Year’ and ‘International Cargo Airline of the Year in Africa’ DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it has been named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times. The… Read the full press release

South African Airways marks 20 years of non-stop service between Johannesburg and Lagos, Nigeria

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The leading carrier in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, South African Airways (SAA), is celebrating 20 years of non-stop operations between Johannesburg and Africa’s most populous city, Lagos, Nigeria. Operations commenced on 4 December 1998 as SAA launched its first flight into Nigeria soon after the Bilateral Air… Read the full press release

South African Airways increases service between East London and Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) has added capacity to the Eastern Cape for business travellers between East London and Johannesburg. SAA currently operates 24 flights per week between Johannesburg and East London, with a double daily service (except on Mondays and Saturdays). Effective Sunday 10 June 2018 the… Read the full press release

O. R. Tambo International Airport welcomes Alitalia’s new Rome-to-Johannesburg route

KEMPTON PARK, South Africa, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Alitalia returned to South Africa today after a 16-year absence when an Airbus A330 touched down at O. R. Tambo International Airport shortly after 8am. The airline will now operate on the Rome-to-Johannesburg route four times a week with passengers on the 250-seater Airbus A330… Read the full press release

South African Airways marks 10 years of connecting the Munich with Johannesburg

Frankfurt, 2017-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — For exactly 10 years, South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s leading international airline, has been connecting the Munich hub with the South African metropolis of Johannesburg. Initially equipped with three weekly connections, the new service quickly showed potential and was already increased to daily flights in October 2007. Since… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company attended Air Cargo Africa 2017 in Johannesburg

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — A Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) delegation participated in Air Cargo Africa 2017 in Johannesburg 21-22 February. The delegation met a number of senior representatives of the world’s leading air cargo companies, introducing them to the facilities and advantages the Kingdom and the Bahrain International Airport (BIA) offers to the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to increase its Business Class seat capacity to Johannesburg

Award-winning airline increases Business Class seats to Johannesburg by nearly 40 per cent Upgraded service will operate on one of Qatar Airways’ double-daily flights to Johannesburg DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to increasing customer demand, Qatar Airways will boost its premium offering to Johannesburg increasing its Business Class seat capacity by nearly 40… Read the full press release

South African Airways celebrated women’s month with All-Female crew flight between Johannesburg and Cape Town

JOHANNESBURG, 2014-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) today celebrated women’s month with a flight between Johannesburg and Cape Town, which was operated by an All-Female crew. The rest of the flight preparations were also conducted by females. On board, the commemorative flight also comprised of SAA female executives, led by Ms Zukisa Ramasia,… Read the full press release

Arik Air honored with two awards at the 10th Security Watch Africa Awards in Johannesburg, South Africa

Ikeja, Nigeria, 2013-11-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Arik Air, West and Central Africa’s largest commercial airline was a proud winner of two awards at the 10th Security Watch Africa Awards held at Indaba Hotel, Conference Centre and Spa, Johannesburg, South Africa on Friday, November 8, 2013. First, Arik Air bagged the Best Security and Safety Conscious Airline… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways expanded its codeshare agreement with South Korea’s largest airline Korean Air

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2013-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has expanded its codeshare agreement with Korean Air, South Korea’s largest airline, to include six new destinations. In the second phase of cooperation, Etihad Airways will place its EY code on Korean Air services from Seoul Incheon to Honolulu,… Read the full press release

Airports Company South Africa celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013

Johannesburg, 2013-09-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — As Airports Company South Africa celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, the company has been able to look back with pride at its achievements over this period. The transformation from the basic airports inherited from the Department of Transport on 23 July 1993 to today’s multiple award-winning facilities has not been… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 celebrates 10th birthday, 225 million passengers handled

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — At a celebration yesterday (05/16/13), Munich Airport and Lufthansa, along with their joint subsidiary, the Terminal 2 Operating Company, gathered 150 guests to mark the upcoming 10th anniversary of the launch of operations of the terminal building. Terminal 2 – jointly planned, financed and operated by FMG and Lufthansa – was officially… Read the full press release

South African Airways and Etihad Airways Sign codeshare Agreement

South African Airways and Etihad Airways Forge Strategic Partnership • South African Airways to codeshare on 12 Etihad Airways flights to Abu Dhabi and beyond • Etihad Airways to have access to 10 cities in South Africa and African continent • Airlines to explore joint procurement, training and maintenance opportunities • Provision for reciprocal ‘earn and burn’ with frequent… Read the full press release