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“A resilient and fast-growing economy is at the heart of our radical economic transformation agenda and our National Development Plan,” Transport Minister Dipuo Peters...
As Africa rises, air travel gains popularity, easing travel for business and pleasure. The 23rd Airports Council International Africa Regional Assembly tackled making air travel in Africa safer and friendlier to tourists and investors.
As part of its commitment to develop infrastructure and support economic growth in Africa, the Airports Company South Africa has signed a memorandum of understanding to provide advisory and technical consultancy services to its counterpart in Ghana.
Airports Company South Africa has ordered two temporary terminals from Siemens for use at the airports in Port Elizabeth and Bloemfontein during the 2010 Fifa World Cup.
South Africa's airports are gearing up to receive an estimated half-a-million visitors for the 2010 Fifa World Cup with improved check-in and self-service facilities through a $35-million programme to be implemented by aviation IT specialist SITA.
As of 1 June 2007, international travellers using South Africa's airports will be prohibited from carrying hand luggage containing liquids, aerosols and gels exceeding 100 millilitres.
There's more than one way of getting to South Africa. If you're really adventurous, you could sail here or, if you have the time, travel over Africa overland. Flying, of course, is the most practical choice.
OR Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, situated east of Joburg, is the busiest airport on the continent - and the air transport hub of southern Africa.