August 26, 2021: From September 1, Comair will be back in the skies again.The airline, which operates and British Airways temporarily suspended services on July 5 in response to the implementation of an adjusted Level 4 lockdown.

During the suspension its revenue management team has been working on some new, flexible fare options to better meet customers’ differing requirements.

Comair marketing executive, Brian Kitchin, said, temporarily suspending flights was the right decision while Covid-19 cases peaked and the vaccination programme gained momentum. “It wasn’t an easy call to make because of the impact on our customers and employees, but we have used the time well, innovating a new fare offering preparing for the restart and looking to re-open more routes such as Mauritius.”

British Airways (operated by Comair) will re-launch its Johannesburg/ Mauritius route operating two flights a week from November 30. It plans to add a third flight in future.

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