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

Since its launch in 2015, Cape Town Air Access has contributed in landing 13 new routes and has facilitated 18 route expansions. This has resulted in Cape Town International Airport doubling its international seat capacity by 1.5 million seats, which...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 All public partners are represented at the Steering Committee which is responsible for the leadership of the project, strategic and policy direction, decision making and monitoring and compliance of CTAA....more

Team | Air Access

Cape Town Air Access is housed within Wesgro as a strategic 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 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