DALLAS – Following a year-long deadlock, South Africa’s government has finally granted Delta Air Lines’ (DL) bid to fly between Atlanta and Cape Town via Johannesburg.
Cape Town, South Africa’s tourism magnet, is a destination sought after by competing carriers in the US in preparation for a post-pandemic recovery of air travel.
Delta resumed flights to Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport (JMB) in August 2021. While the relaunch was welcomed, it was clouded by controversy around a proposal for flights to Cape Town (CPT) as part of a triangular route connecting Atlanta and Johannesburg.
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Source:: “Airways Magazine”