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Homecoming: Quarantine chronicles

Fourteen days of quarantine in a Centurion hotel may be tedious, but for Kate Bartlett, there are plenty of laughs with new friends

Cutting the fat from Cabinet could save R300m

Bloated, excessive and overweight — that has been the Cabinet for more than 10 years

Indonesia aviation in spotlight after Lion Air crash

Indonesia is one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets, but it has come under fresh scrutiny since a fatal Lion Air crash last month

Africa’s airports are busier than ever before

More tourists are choosing to holiday on the continent according to data.

Break these borders of prejudice

Black people routinely face humiliation from border officials on their travels around the globe.

Belgian air traffic strike grounds SA diplomats

South African officials from the international relations department have been unable to leave Belgium because of a strike by air traffic controllers.

Scores feared dead in Iran plane crash

At least 70 people were killed and 35 injured when an Iranian Boeing 727 passenger plane crashed in bad weather in north-western Iran on Sunday.

Africa shows air travel growth as other regions slow

African carriers were the only region to show an increase in air travel growth rates from October (12,6%) to November (16,4%).

Heavy snow causes travel chaos in Europe

Heavy snow disrupted the Christmas holiday getaway in Europe, forcing the continent's biggest airports to close and leaving passengers stranded.

US holiday travel smooth despite new security

Millions of Americans took to the skies on Wednesday for the start of the Thanksgiving holiday but air travel flowed smoothly.

Airport security always one step behind

Imposing more restrictions won't make air travel safer. Only correct use of intelligence and a targeted approach can work.

Raving retreat

I'm perched on the end of a longtail boat, cocktail in hand, head to the wind.

Confessions of a chardonnay socialist

Nicole Johnston savours the (vegetarian) culinary delights of Dubai.

Kulula.com takes on tour operators

Maya Fisher-French looks at how the airline is flying high in the industry.

Gulf nations splash out on Boeing, Airbus jets

Persian Gulf countries have announced deals worth $15-billion for the latest fuel-efficient aircraft and other planes made by Boeing and Airbus.

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