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15 Nov 2018
AviaDev returns to the Mother City
Leading air service development conference in Africa, AviaDev, selects Cape Town as the host city for a 2nd consecutive year.. Read more
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14 Nov 2018
Cathay Pacific commences non-stop flights from Cape Town to Hong Kong
Cape Town Air Access - a partnerhsip between the City of Cape Town, Western Cape Government, Wesgro, Cape Town Tourism, South African Tourism, Airports Company South Africa and ... Read more
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14 Nov 2018
Cathay Pacific commences non-stop flights from Cape Town to Hong Kong
The latest route in the airline’s network heralds the first non-stop link between the Western Cape and the heart of Asia Read more
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27 Sep 2018
Air Access AV
Cape Town Air Access is the focal point for international air route development to Cape Town and the Western Cape. Read more
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18 Sep 2018
Cape Town Air Access named runner up at World Routes 2018 Marketing Awards in China
Cape Town’s Air Access initiative was named runner up for the Destination Marketing award at the annual World Routes 2018 Marketing Awards, which took place at the China Import ... Read more
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12 Sep 2018
Kenya Airways adds additional two flights to Cape Town
The Cape Town Air Access (CTAA) team is pleased to announce the launch of two additional direct flights to Nairobi operated by Kenya Airways, launching on the 20th of November. Read more
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5 Sep 2018
Western Cape strengthens ties with Angola following Visa exemptions & increased direct flights
The recently established Angola – South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry known as CACIAAS met with Wesgro CEO Tim Harris to sign a Memorandum of Understanding – encouragi... Read more
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18 Jul 2018
Cape Town scoops 3 awards at Routes Africa 2018 in Accra, Ghana
The Cape Town Air Access initiative is proud to announce that Cape Town has scooped three prestigious awards at the annual Routes Africa 2018 Conference in Accra, Ghana. Read more
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20 Jun 2018
Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce commits to reciprocal Trade Mission to the Cape in 2018
Following a meeting between Wesgro, local businesses and members of the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce, the General Secretary Mr Getachew Regassa commits to leading a reciproca... Read more
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12 Jun 2018
Cape Town Air Access welcomes AviaDev to the Mother City
Cape Town Air Access Team extends a warm welcome to 250 delegates from across the globe, as specialists in the aviation sector gather in the Mother City for the third AviaDev Af... Read more
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16 May 2018
RwandAir launches first direct flight from Kigali via Harare to Cape Town
Today at 14h45, Cape Town Air Access (a partnership between Wesgro, the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town, Airports Company South Africa, South African Tourism, and... Read more
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21 Dec 2017
Singapore Airlines launches daily flights to Cape Town boosting Air Access to Asia
Cape Town Air Access – a partnership between Wesgro, the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town, Airports Company South Africa, Cape Town Tourism, and South African Tour... Read more
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1 Dec 2017
Joon to fly from Paris to Cape Town three times a week from 1 April 2018
Cape Town Air Access, a partnership between Wesgro, the Western Cape Government, the City of Cape Town, Airports Company South Africa, South African Tourism, and Cape Town Touri... Read more
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23 Nov 2017
Angola-South Africa entry VISA free exemption a big boost for tourism, trade & investment in the Cape
Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape’s official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, warmly welcomes the decision by the South African and Angolan governments to ex... Read more
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6 Nov 2017
Wesgro welcomes Eurowings’ to Cape Town
Wesgro, Cape Town and the Western Cape's official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, congratulates Eurowings, part of the Lufthansa Group, on the launch of a direct... Read more
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18 Oct 2017
Wesgro condemns shooting at Cape Town International Airport
Wesgro condemns the shooting which took place this morning outside the Cape Town International Airport. Read more
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17 Oct 2017
Wesgro welcomes Lufthansa Group’s launch of 1 new route and 2 route expansions to Cape Town
Wesgro would like to congratulate the Lufthansa Group on the launch of a new route and two route expansions to Cape Town. Read more
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3 Oct 2017
Annual Review 16/17: Wesgro helps generate at least 17 billion rand for the Cape, creating over 6600 jobs
Today, Wesgro – Cape Town and the Western Cape’s Official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion Agency – hosted its Annual Review for the financial year 2016/17. Read more
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27 Sep 2017
Cape Town Air Access lines up three new non-stop flights and two expansions at World Routes conference
This week the team from Cape Town Air Access participated at the World Routes conference held in Barcelona and lined up three new non-stop flights to Cape Town International and... Read more
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14 Sep 2017
Wesgro-secured African trade will generate more than R500 million for the Cape over five years
Today Wesgro and the Frontier Strategy Group (FSG) hosted an engagement on trade and investment in Africa. Read more
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31 Aug 2017
Cape Town Air Access officially welcomes South African Tourism on board
Today Cape Town Air Access officially welcomed South African Tourism (SAT) as a member of the Cape Town Air Access Steering Committee. Read more
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22 Aug 2017
Cape secures over R200 million in trade following mission to Ethiopia
Wesgro is proud to announce that the Ethiopian mission facilitated by our International Trade team and led by City of Cape Town Executive Mayor Patricia de Lille last month has alr... Read more
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7 Jul 2017
Cape Town Air Access helps CTIA secure 10th new direct international flight route
Wesgro is proud to announce that Cape Town Air Access has helped secure the return of Austrian Airways' direct route from Vienna to Cape Town. Read more
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1 Jun 2017
South Africa Tourism joins Cape Town Air Access initiative
Cape Town Air Access today welcomes South African Tourism (SAT) as a member of the Cape Town Air Access Steering Committee. Read more