Air freight costs keep soaring as passenger jet flights get cut back

Cargo rates on flights from Hong Kong to North America surge to highest in almost 16 months

Comair, SAA suspend flights during Covid-19 lockdown

The company had previously suspended flights to a number of Southern African countries, including Zimbabwe, Namibia, Zambia and Mauritius

Comair suspends flights due to coronavirus

The operator of has suspended flights to Windhoek, Livingstone, Harare, Victoria Falls and Mauritius

Senior Comair executives depart

The head of airlines has accepted a retrenchment package, while the operations director has retired

Sun International eyes new opportunities in Latin America

The group is looking at online gambling in the region, even after political turmoil in Chile took a bite out of the group’s profits

World travel may shrink 25% and shed 50-million jobs

Impact of coronavirus will depend on how long the pandemic lasts and may be worsened by restrictive measures

Coronavirus ends Carnival’s Princess cruises for 60 days

Combined, cruise industry giants Carnival, Royal Caribbean and Norwegian have lost about 70% of market value in less than two months

SA taxi financier eyes European market

Transaction Capital flags low local economic growth, and seeks debt-collection opportunities in Europe

E-hailing taxi services face a bumpy road ahead

National Assembly adopts controversial bill as the government moves to regulate the e-hailing industry

Coronavirus gives hospitality industry the jitters

Travel and big events look set to slow down as virus takes its toll

Airlines’ loss to Covid-19 greater than in global financial crisis

The airline industry could lose up to $113bn in lost revenue with IATA director-general noting, ‘these are extraordinary times’

City Lodge to list on the A2X

The hotel group will become the 35th company to list on the exchange with effect from March 11

Grindrod raises dividend by almost a third

The logistics group raised its total dividend for the year to end-December by 31.5%, reporting record volumes at Maputo Port

Imperial searches for freight-management targets

Listed transport giant on the verge of finalising sale of international shipping business

Imperial raises dividend almost a quarter

Logistics group’s interim dividend up 23.7% in half-year to end-December

City Lodge pins hope on budget speech as occupancy rates fall

The hotel group reported that profit fell by more than two thirds in its half-year ended December


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