Thursday, November 15, 2012

► SOUTH AFRICA: British Airways boosts Johannesburg from late April 2013.

British Airways
British Airways (BA) will once again boost its London Heathrow – Johannesburg, South Africa frequencies  from 14x to 17x weekly effective 29 April 2013. A Boeing 777-200ER will add capacity.

BA's first A380 due in July '13 - to be<br> a common sight at Johannesburg
BA's first A380  (MSN 095 | G-XLEB) due in July '13 - to be a common sight at Johannesburg (TLS)
The annual boost is in preparation for the Northern Summer tourist season, which this year has seen improved numbers on its London Heathrow - Cape Town route. As a result, there has been an increase in Cape Town bound flights from both British Airways and rival Virgin Atlantic (VS).