Airlines are upbeat ahead of the summer season

Vaccinations have given travellers more confidence

21 November 2021 - 00:00

SA’s airlines are experiencing strong demand ahead of the festive season, with expectations of a better December than last year — though bookings are still below pre-Covid levels. 

And even though locals desperate for travel are booking flights and foreign tourists are beginning to return thanks to SA’s removal from travel red lists, the spectre of a possible fourth wave of the pandemic still looms, tempering some of the optimism...

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