SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS CANCELS FLIGHTS TO MAURITIUS ON CYCLONE FEARS

JOHANNESBURG, South African Airways has cancelled flights between Johannesburg and Mauritius this week because of Cyclone Berguitta and says flights will resume as soon as the island’s main airport is re-opened.

Affected passengers have been urged to contact the airline’s call centre.

SAA Spokesperson Tlali Tlali said here Weddnesday: We have taken this decision based on the safety of our passengers and our crew. We would like to apologise to our passengers for the inconvenience that has been caused by this cancellation.

“We are monitoring the situation. We are constantly liasing with the Mauritian authorities and as soon as the weather clears we will resume our flights to both the destinations, that is to Mauritius as well as to Johannnesburg out of Mauritius.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK