Air France KLM Martinair Cargo transports Dutch Brunel Solar Team’s car to South Africa for the Sasol Solar Challenge using SAF

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night, Saturday 6 August, the Nuna 11s – the car that the Dutch Brunel Solar Team will drive in South Africa’s Sasol Solar Challenge – departed Schiphol Airport for Johannesburg on a Boeing 747 freighter operated by Air France KLM Martinair Cargo (AFKLMP), the team’s logistics… Read the full press release

Hyatt to rebrand the Winston Hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg to Park Hyatt Johannesburg in early 2023

After an extensive refurbishment, the iconic Winston Hotel is expected to reopen as Park Hyatt Johannesburg in 2023 CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (June 23, 2022) that a Hyatt affiliate entered into a management agreement with an affiliate of the Millat Group for the Winston Hotel in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare partnership with Airlink

World’s Best Airline further demonstrates commitment to South Africa where it operates 35 weekly flights to three gateways from the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International Airport Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Airlink have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travellers more choices, enhanced services and greater connectivity between… Read the full press release

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with Airlink

Flights are available for booking immediately   DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and Airlink have officially activated their codeshare partnership. The Emirates and Airlink partnership makes it easier for customers to create their ideal itinerary and benefit from seamless connections and a single booking reference across eight domestic South African cities via… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways invites football fans to secure all-inclusive travel packages for The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With a successful Final Draw complete and groups set, fans are invited to secure their all-inclusive travel packages from Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Partner of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ As Qatar Airways optimises its network to ensure fans can attend the FIFA World Cup™, the airline offers 5,000 bonus Avios to all… Read the full press release

KLM expands capacity on European routes to 16 million seats in total

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — With direct flights to 167 destinations, KLM is ready for summer. Between 27 March and 29 October, KLM will fly to 96 European and 71 intercontinental destinations, offering excellent choice for business and leisure travellers alike. Europe: increased capacity Demand for air travel is increasing as Covid-19… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of 62-room extended stay hotel Hyatt House Johannesburg Sandton

The 62-room extended stay hotel located in upmarket Sandton, Johannesburg marks the debut of the Hyatt House brand in Africa Chicago, IL, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 2, 2021), Hyatt House Johannesburg Sandton celebrated its opening, marking the debut of the Hyatt House brand in Africa, while expanding the brand’s footprint globally… Read the full press release

Emirates signs interline agreement with Cemair

Cemair becomes Emirates’ fourth airline partner in South Africa, expanding customer options beyond two of its gateways Dubai, UAE, 2021-Aug-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In a move to support the ramp up of operations after boosting its passenger services to South Africa, Emirates has signed an interline agreement with Cemair that opens up connections… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the Hyatt House Johannesburg Sandton

Set to open in October, Hyatt House Johannesburg Sandton will mark the launch of Hyatt’s extended stay brand in Africa LONDON, UK, 2021-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt today (2 August 2021) announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with an affiliate of Millat Properties for Hyatt House Johannesburg Sandton. The planned… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways expands codeshare partnership with Oman Air

Oman Air passengers will now be able to book travel to more than 80 destinations with Qatar Airways, including new gateways such as Atlanta, Seattle, Johannesburg, Abuja, and Bodrum Further expansion of the partnership follows the two airlines’ recent announcement in December 2020 of strengthening strategic cooperation DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jun-01 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces the opening of Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre, Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo

Brussels, Belgium, 2020-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is proud to announce the debut of its fourth brand in South Africa, the upscale Radisson, with the opening of Radisson Hotel & Convention Centre, Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo. This new addition further strengthens the group’s presence in one of its key African markets and brings the… Read the full press release

Emirates will operate from Dubai to: Frankfurt, Jakarta, Johannesburg, Lagos, London Heathrow, Madrid, Manila, Tunis

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates plans to operate passenger services to Frankfurt (25, 27, 29 April), Jakarta (26 April), Johannesburg (25 April), Lagos (26 April), London Heathrow (23, 24, 26, 28, 30 April), Madrid (29 April), Manila (24, 28, 30 April), and Tunis (30 April). These services will facilitate residents and… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation adds brand new Gulfstream G550 to its aircraft management and charter fleet in EMEA and Asia

Basel, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce it has added a brand new Gulfstream G550 to its aircraft management and charter fleet in EMEA and Asia, effective immediately. The G550 is based in Switzerland and available for worldwide charter operation. It has already been added to the company’s Aircraft… Read the full press release

South African Airways reinstates flights between Johannesburg and Mauritius

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) advises customers that the airline has reinstated flights between Johannesburg and Mauritius after the airspace in Mauritius has opened for airlines to operate. Tropical storm Calvinia remains severe but has changed direction and is now moving away from the Mauritius with the risk… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts® opens the newly refurbished Holiday Inn Johannesburg Sunnyside Park Hotel

A true piece of South African History Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts®, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, opens the newly refurbished Holiday Inn Johannesburg Sunnyside Park Hotel situated in the leafy suburb of Parktown, Johannesburg. Offering authentic experiences designed to bring friends, family and business partners together for genuine and… Read the full press release

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