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Air Seychelles starts flights to Durban!

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Today, the Province of KwaZulu-Natal welcomed the inaugural flight of Air Seychelles to Durban’s King Shaka International Airport. Air Seychelles will be flying a twice-weekly non-stop service on Thursdays and Saturdays, connecting Durban and the Seychelles’ capital Mahé, using an Airbus A320 Aircraft with a 16-seat business class and 120-seat …

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KwaZulu-Natal and Dube TradePort welcome Air Namibia

Air Namibia Aircraft Receives Water Salute At King Shaka International Airport

On Sunday the 30th of October 2016, Durban’s King Shaka International Airport welcomed the inaugural flight of Air Namibia. The airline is now flying a four times weekly Windhoek – Gaborone – Durban schedule, with flights on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The airline will be servicing this route with …

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Qatar Airways announces new international flight route to Durban

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MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs of KZN Highlights new Qatar Airways Durban Route at World Routes Summit The province of KwaZulu-Natal, together with the Airports Company of South Africa (ACSA) has invested heavily in the establishment of King Shaka International Airport and the surrounding state-of-the-art Dube TradePort …

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Durban’s King Shaka International Airport second best airport in Africa!

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The Airports Council International’s yearly Airport Service Quality Awards has seen Durban’s King Shaka International Airport awarded runner up for the “2014 ASQ Award for Best Airport in Africa”. ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) is the only global benchmarking programme measuring passengers’ satisfaction while they are at the airport.  The programme …

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King Shaka Airport gets new luxury lounge

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Durban’s King Shaka International Airport has introduced its new executive airport lounges, the R5m Umphafa VIP lounge. Lounge operator, Menzies Aviation, which is also responsible for ground handling and safety at more than 16 airports in Africa, has upped the luxury stakes by creating the only lounge for high-end travellers …

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First KZN-Poland charter touches down

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Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) has partnered with Rainbow Tours, a tour operator in Poland, to bring tourists on charter flights to KZN. Akilanga Destination Management Company and Events is providing ground handling. TKZN CEO, Ndabo Khoza, on Thursday welcomed 250 Polish tourists to King Shaka International Airport. Khoza told Tourism Update …

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Dube TradePort gets IDZ status

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In a latest effort by government to promote industrialisation, the Dube TradePort in Durban will formally become a special economic zone under the new Special Economic Zones Act 16 of 2014. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies granted the precinct an Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) operating licence a few months …

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More International Flights for King Shaka International Airport

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Dube TradePort works to attract more international flights to Durban A high level delegation from KwaZulu-Natal, comprising Dube TradePort officials, business and tourism bodies, headed to the 20th World Route Development Forum Chicago to lobby new airlines to start flying direct international routes into Durban’s King Shaka International Airport. World …

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Durban IS the next “Big Thing” in Africa!

World Routes is officially handed over to Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, hosting the event in 2015.

As a record-breaking World Routes event in Chicago draws to a close, the Chicago Department of Aviation and Choose Chicago have officially handed the event over to the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The 21st World Route Development Forum will take place in the KwaZulu-Natal’s coastal City of Durban, South …

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Major Property Developments Planned for King Shaka Airport

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The next five years will see major development at Durban’s King Shaka International Airport with a conference centre and offices planned as well as an extension of the taxiway which connects runways to ramps, hangars and terminals. The multimillion-rand project, which still needs funding approval, is only the start of …

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