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SAA CANCELS FLIGHTS TO MINIMISE DISRUPTION FOR CUSTOMERS
14th November 2019
JOHANNESBURG. 13 November 2019. South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled nearly all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday, 15 November and Saturday, 16 November 2019. The airline’s key objective is to minimise the impact of disruptions for its customers.The cancellations follow an announcement by the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) and the National...
Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) celebrates 25 years since its first agency outlet opened in South Africa this month.
19th September 2019
CAPE TOWN, SEPTEMBER 19 2019 – Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) celebrates 25 years since its first agency outlet opened in South Africa this month.In January 1994, the international travel group opened its first local store in Eastgate in Johannesburg. Today, FCTG is considered one of South Africa’s largest travel companies with more than 180 teams nationwide providing leisure, corporate and...
Flight Centre and South African Tourism partner to offer reduced Stokvel registration fees and great prizes for local holidaymakers
08th August 2019
JOHANNESBURG, 8 AUGUST 2019 – The popular Kasi Food and Drink Festival in Soweto returns for its 5th year this Friday, 9 August 2019. Visitors can enjoy delicious food, drink and world-class entertainment, and will also have the opportunity to sign up for a Flight Centre Stokvel travel savings plan for only R100 to make their domestic travel dreams a reality.Festival-goers can visit the South...
FLIGHT CENTRE TRAVEL GROUP STEPS IN TO SAVE PASSENGERS AFFECTED BY UNITED EUROPE TOUR OPERATOR CLOSURE
26th June 2019
PRESS RELEASEFLIGHT CENTRE TRAVEL GROUP STEPS IN TO SAVE PASSENGERSAFFECTED BY UNITED EUROPE TOUR OPERATOR CLOSUREJOHANNESBURG, 26 JUNE 2019 – While the travel industry grapples with the shock announcement that United Europe has self-liquidated, Flight Centre Travel Group has confirmed its team is working around the clock to ensure there is no negative impact to the customers who booked their...
Flight Centre named ‘Best Company to Work for’ by Deloitte
12th September 2018
Flight Centre named‘Best Company to Work for’ by DeloitteTravel retailer recognised with coveted Platinum sealJOHANNESBURG, 23 AUGUST 2018 – The Flight Centre Travel Group has ranked as one of the top companies to work for in South Africa and been awarded the Platinum Award in the Deloitte Best Company Survey for 2018.The Deloitte Best Company to Work For Survey (BCTWF) has become an institution...
Flight Centre Launches Price Drop Protection on Flights
05th September 2018
If the airfare drops before the departure date, Flight Centre will give the difference back in a travel voucher*…JOHANNESBURG, 5 SEPTEMBER 2018 – Travellers holding out for a better deal because of the continually fluctuating rand exchange rate will be guaranteed to get the best price for their flight with the launch of Flight Centre’s exclusive ‘Price Drop Protection’ no matter when they book.“...
Travel Agent in your pocket
04th September 2018
Plan, book and manage your travel in one place – that’s the power that Flight Centre Travel Group’s new travel app will offer South African consumers.Available for download on both Android and iOS phones, the new Flight Centre Travel App will help travellers book local and international flights. Functonality enhances travel during a trip, including a built-in navigation system and an activities...
Flooding in Japan
09th July 2018
Unprecedented rainfall across western and southern Japan has caused serious flooding and landslides.  Many roads are blocked or washed out and rail lines damaged.Three people are confirmed dead with many more missing in floodwaters across a number of prefectures.The worst affected areas include the regions around Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, Hyogo, Fukuoka and western Kochi.  Severe weather...
Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport has re-opened
29th June 2018
Bali’s Ngurah Rai Airport has re-opened this evening after closing early today due to the ash cloud from Mt Agung.Most carriers will review flights again in the morning. Customers are advised to check their flight status with their travel expert or directly with the airline. Any re-accommodation policies will be available on the airline's website.
Ash cloud suspends flights
29th June 2018
Please be advised that Ngaruh Rai International Airport in Denpasar (DPS), Bali has closed due to the ash cloud from Mt Agung.  The airport is expected to remain closed until at least this evening will all flights currently suspended.Authorities are hopeful that the airport will re-open tonight.  The local administration will consider alternative arrangements for customers to travel to/...

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