The airline introduced on Friday that it was suspending all worldwide and regional flights with rapid impact till 31 May.
South African Airways (SAA) has introduced it can cease serving meals and drinks on its flights between the OR Tambo International Airport and Cape Town International Airport beginning at the moment.
“Your security and well being stay our primary precedence, which is why we’re taking strict measures to scale back your probabilities of publicity to the coronavirus. SAA won’t be catering meals and drinks between Johannesburg and Cape Town efficient 24 March till additional discover.
“As an additional measure we request that passengers chorus from bringing their very own meals on board,” it stated.
While the airline has supplied one free change of flights, all OR Tambo-Cape Town flights had been nonetheless in operation till additional discover.
“All direct SAA providers are suspended besides JNB/CPT/JNB, that are to listen to about from our management due lockdown efficient Friday 2020.”
Effective 25 March till additional discover, the airline additionally closed its enterprise class lounges in Joburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London in addition to the OR Tambo International departures lounge.
The airline introduced on Friday that it was suspending all worldwide and regional flights with rapid impact till 31 May 2020, to assist the federal government journey ban geared toward stopping the transmission of the Covid-19.
“As a direct consequence of this suspension, there was a right away drastic discount of demand for the African regional flights. SAA is a community provider, which signifies that a big a part of the regional bookings demand is fed by the passengers that journey to or from the worldwide locations.
“Therefore, the suspension of the worldwide flights has resulted within the airline not with the ability to function its regular community. This resulted in operation of regional flights not being commercially viable anymore,” it stated in an announcement.
Flights to Accra (Ghana), Lusaka (Zambia), Harare (Zimbabwe), Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe), Windhoek (Namibia), Lagos (Nigeria), Entebbe (Uganda), Livingstone (Zambia), Blantyre & Lilongwe (Malawi), Nairobi (Kenya), Kinshasa (DRC), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) and Maputo (Mozambique) had been suspended with rapid impact till 31 May.
(Compiled by Vhahangwele Nemakonde)
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