Tag: airline industry
With the news of the possible move to level 1 lock-down in South Africa, tourism bodies have been lobbying to reopen international borders for travel. The travel restrictions have had a dire impact on Africa’s airline industry and they are ready to go back to work according to Air France-KLM, joining CNBC Africa for more is Wouter Vermeulen, General Manager for Southern Africa at Air France-KLM.
It’s close to five months now since Kigali International Airport was closed to commercial flights as a measure to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The airport is scheduled to reopen on August 1st and various health and safety measures have been put in place as CNBC Africa’s Steven Muvunyi reports.
Elmar Conradie, CEO of FlySafair spoke to CNBC Africa about its business position amid the Covid-19 crisis on the travel industry and how they are faring in the aviation sector as its counterparts are facing liquidations and business rescue procedures.