Air Access

CTAA as the focal point for international air route development in the Western Cape and signifies an impressive collaboration between the Western Cape Provincial Government (WCG), the City of Cape Town (CoCT), Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), Cape Town Tourism (CTT), South African Tourism (SAT), Wesgro and private sector partners.


The primary mandate of the air access team is to promote, develop and maintain international air routes in and out of Cape Town International Airport through:

• Route retention (ensuring the success of existing routes), 

• Route expansion (increasing frequencies and capacity on existing routes), 

• New route establishment (facilitating the establishment of new routes).

AIR ACCESS Overview

The primary goal of Cape Town Air Access is to intensify and broaden Western Cape air access to targeted African and International markets to improve Western Cape economic competitiveness....more

research & data | air access

The team at Wesgro has contributed in landing 10 new routes and facilitating 11 route expansions for the Western Cape province in the past two years. This has resulted in an increase in capacity at Cape Town International Airport of 700,000 inbound s Just under 2 million international passengers visited the airport in 2016 and we expect this to increase to 2.5 million in 2017. In fact we have seen growth in international traffic at CTIA of 27% for the first half of 2017 compared to the same period last year....more

Services | air access

Cape Town Air Access is the single point of contact for airlines and other stakeholders regarding route development to Cape Town and the Western Cape....more

Partners | air access

Cape Town Air Access (CTAA) has formalised governance structures set out in a Memorandum of Understanding between the six public partners namely Wesgro, the Western Cape Government, City of Cape Town, Airports Company South Africa, Cape Town Tourism ...more

Team | Air Access

Cape Town Air Access is housed within Wesgro as a special project and is managed through a steering committee comprising representatives from all the project partners. The steering committee provides guidance, funds the project and makes decisions on The project team consists of a project manager ,an airline and private sector liaison, a data analyst, a marketing co-ordinator and an project administrator....more