Mthatha airport downgrade forces flights cancellations for SA Express

24 January 2019, Johannesburg –The Civil Aviation Authority has downgraded the Mthatha airport effective from Friday 25 January 2019 following a negative audit finding against it.
South African Express advises customers that the airline is implementing flight cancellations between Johannesburg and Mthatha.
We are working jointly with the Eastern Cape provincial government authorities to find a speedy solution so that operations at the airport can resume.
We apologise to our passengers and customers for the inconvenience caused by these cancellations, which are outside of our control.
Affected customers are requested to call SA Express Customer Care on 011 978 2355. All booked passengers for the period will be fully refunded.
About SA Express: SA Express was established on 24 April 1994, on the eve of South Africa’s new democratic dispensation. As a regional airline, SA Express offers seamless connectivity between primary and secondary domestic destinations in South Africa and five other SADC countries. Its unblemished safety record over 24 years is among the reasons that the airline continues to be regarded as a leading regional carrier on the African continent.
Issued on behalf of:  Madikwe Mabotha
                             Divisional Manager: Communications, PR and CSI
                             South African Express Airways SOC Ltd
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