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Forum: Africa
Apr 5, 21, 10:15 am
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Posted By KenBoffard

Wholly agree with ditto

Wholly agree with ditto
Forum: Africa
Apr 5, 21, 12:16 am
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Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

Limited consensus, Germany and Sweden 48 hours....

Limited consensus, Germany and Sweden 48 hours. UK, RSA and most others 72 hours. Most, including
RSA it is within 72 hours of your ticketed (ďnon-stopĒ) flight departure. Transit is part of that....
Forum: Africa
Apr 2, 21, 1:26 pm
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

And the prices for some reason are...

And the prices for some reason are extraordinarily reasonable.
Forum: Africa
Apr 1, 21, 1:27 pm
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Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

At the moment, no restrictions. Also no...

At the moment, no restrictions. Also no quarantine. Have just had a colleague come through (Lufthansa). You MUST have a RT-PCR, that was done less than 72 hours before departure. Note that the SA...
Forum: Africa
Mar 22, 21, 11:30 am
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Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

With the opening of land borders, some of which...

With the opening of land borders, some of which are fairly remote, they have been more flexible, since PCR labs are few and far between in the bush. There are a couple of testing points at the...
Forum: Africa
Mar 22, 21, 6:42 am
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Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

source

source
Forum: Africa
Mar 22, 21, 6:41 am
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Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

RSA Port Health Arrivals form

SAA may not be flying, but they provide easy access to the Port Health arrivals form. This is for contact tracing. There is a good tracing app they recommend you download. NO personal details are...
Forum: Africa
Mar 22, 21, 4:24 am
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

PCR

For RSA: Just to emphasise that if you are arriving by air, you need an RT-PCR. They do NOT routinely accept Antigen /Antibody / LAMP / Rapid PCR. The airlines know this, and chances are you will be...
Jan 18, 21, 12:00 pm
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Views: 1,492
Posted By KenBoffard

Lounge access in Doha

Has anyone been through Doha recently? There is apparently now a charge for access to the Al Mourjan Business Lounge for (at least) Silver BAEC cardholders on QR flights. Is anyone aware of whether...
Forum: Africa
Jan 14, 21, 12:28 am
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Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

LHR-JNB flights

Looks like resumption of BA flights, scheduled to start again on 19/20 Jan has been changed to 4/5 February for LHR to JNB & return.
QR flying 2-3 x per day though
Forum: Africa
Jan 12, 21, 6:05 am
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Posted By KenBoffard

Borders and PCR

Fischz is correct. RSA is within 72 hours of departure. My son has just transited Frankfurt and was specifically asked there for his PCR which was checked for being within 48 hr validity.
RSA has...
Dec 6, 20, 10:28 am
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Posted By KenBoffard

Gothenburg has 2 BA flights per day, and the last...

Gothenburg has 2 BA flights per day, and the last couple I was on (GOT-LHR), admittedly in four weeks ago, CE was full in both. But both Fast Track and the Lounge were off limits to BA passengers
Dec 4, 20, 12:47 pm
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Views: 2,466
Posted By KenBoffard

Also posted elsewhere Summer (UK) next year, BA...

Also posted elsewhere
Summer (UK) next year, BA are showing a four class A380 for the earlier flight (BA56 / BA55) and a three class B788 for the later flight (BA54/BA57) - no F class.
Forum: Africa
Dec 4, 20, 11:25 am
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

BA are showing LHR JNB next year with two flights...

BA are showing LHR JNB next year with two flights over UK summer next year. The Earlier flight will be on a four class A380, and the later flight is a three class 788. BA has dropped First For that...
Forum: Africa
Dec 4, 20, 10:11 am
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

Correct. PCR required inbound <72 hours before...

Correct. PCR required inbound <72 hours before departure. Not required outbound from RSA (though you will have to fill out the track and trace Port Health form), and fulfil any destination...
Forum: Africa
Nov 30, 20, 10:39 am
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

Correct ex JHB, but a few will be positioning...

Correct ex JHB, but a few will be positioning flights only returning to a full service the following day. Your dates should be fine.
Forum: Africa
Nov 30, 20, 8:23 am
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Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

Nope. I was referring to the BA 777-200 on the...

Nope. I was referring to the BA 777-200 on the LHR-JNB leg.
BA (Comair) South Africa have 737-800 and eventually 737-MAX, and no entertainment on their JNB / CPT / DUR flights, which resume on 10...
Forum: Africa
Nov 29, 20, 1:40 pm
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Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

BA flying a 772 at present. Aircraft are OK, but...

BA flying a 772 at present. Aircraft are OK, but IFE very limited. BA (Comair) start full JNB /CPT / DUR service on 10 Dec. 4-5 flights per day.
Nov 28, 20, 11:33 pm
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Views: 428,491
Posted By KenBoffard

Reply to Neilgcal 1663 North Galleries were...

Reply to Neilgcal 1663
North Galleries were using proper glass last week.
Forum: Africa
Nov 24, 20, 6:06 am
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

BA using B and C gates. North Galleries has never...

BA using B and C gates. North Galleries has never been so uncrowded, but definitely open with good staff
Forum: Africa
Nov 24, 20, 2:11 am
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

Just back from LHR to JNB. Delayed flight...

Just back from LHR to JNB. Delayed flight eventually departed 23:00
T 5 North Galleries is open. Grab n Go snacks and crisps available, as well as all drinks. World of Whisky (!) and Pharmacy open....
Oct 24, 20, 3:05 am
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Views: 428,491
Posted By KenBoffard

T5 Arrivals lounge

Does anyone know opening time of T5 arrivals lounge? Also, is the Concorde room in the lounge open?
Forum: Africa
Oct 19, 20, 10:57 pm
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

Donít think anyone can predict - it will depend...

Donít think anyone can predict - it will depend as much as what happens in the US as in RSA. To date there has not yet been a second surge in SA. The ban on leisure travel remains, but I donít see...
Forum: Africa
Oct 18, 20, 12:24 am
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

So long as you have a Negative PCR (antibody test...

So long as you have a Negative PCR (antibody test not accepted) within 72 hours, there is no quarantine requirement for RSA. Check on the BA website as they are providin full information (currently...
Forum: Africa
Oct 18, 20, 12:20 am
Replies: 1,120
Views: 105,882
Posted By KenBoffard

Rules have been in place for a week now, and...

Rules have been in place for a week now, and generally smooth. No second surges (yet) and Switzerland has lifted quarantine requirements on passengers from RSA. However, they are not yet keen on...
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