Tag: airline industry

Air France-KLM on the reopening of SA’s travel industry under level 1 lock-down

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.

COVID-19: Rwanda’s Kigali International Airport prepares for resumption of commercial flights

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.

FlySafair CEO on COVID-19 impact & how govt can help save SA’s struggling airlines

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.