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Four major airports in Botswana have introduced free Wifi at boarding areas.
Kenya Airways has reduced the checked baggage allowance on its intra-Africa routes from two pieces to one piece.
There will be additional security requirements for flights to the United States of America (USA) and these will be in the form of restrictions to carry certain specified items in the cabin under specified circumstances.
The UK Government has announced new legislation to extend a ‘no-fly’ zone around airports, banning drones from flying within 5km of runways, effective March 2019.
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has made the Zimbabwean dollar the sole currency for local transactions
The Government of Tanzania has advised travellers to the country that as of 1 June, all plastic carrier bags, regardless of thickness, will be prohibited from being imported, exported, manufactured, sold, stored, supplied and used in mainland Tanzania.
From 23 May British Airways is temporarily closing its First and Galleries Club Lounge at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport for construction work.
Due to the ongoing peak travel season, VFS Global has warned customers that it has been seeing high volumes of visa applications across most regions around the globe, including South Africa.
American Airlines has eliminated fees for oversize common sports and music equipment.
Chileka International Airport (BLZ) in Blantyre, Malawi, will close its main runway for maintenance from 24 April 2019.
VF Worldwide Holdings (VFS) replaces Capago as the new visa outsourcer for travellers to Italy in the jurisdiction covered by the Consulate General of Italy in Johannesburg. This includes Botswana, Gauteng, KZN, North West, Free State, Limpopo, and Mpumalanga.
United Airlines announces the intended launch of a new seasonal non-stop service between Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, New York, to Cape Town International Airport. The seasonal service is said to commence in December 2019.