Article Posted: U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (September 1, 2020)

Announcing Additional Repatriation Flights:

We have been notified of multiple upcoming special commercial repatriation flights operated by different airlines. Some of the below flights have been included in previous announcements.

Flight information:

DATE DEPARTURE ARRIVAL AIRLINE
 1 Sept 2020 Johannesburg (JNB) Doha (DOH) Qatar Airways
 2 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Addis Ababa (ADD) Ethiopian Airlines
 3 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Doha (DOH)  Qatar Airways
 4 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Dubai (DXB)  Emirates Airlines
 4 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Addis Ababa (ADD)  Ethiopian Airlines
 5 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB) Amsterdam (AMS)  KLM
 5 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Zurich (ZRH)  Swiss
 6  Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Doha (DOH) Qatar Airways
 6 Sept 2020 Cape Town (CPT)  Amsterdam (AMS) KLM
 6 Sept 2020 Cape Town (CPT)  Addis Ababa (ADD) Ethiopian Airlines
 6 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Dubai (DXB)  Emirates Airlines
8 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Dubai (DXB)  Emirates Airlines
 8 Sept 2020 Cape Town (CPT)  Frankfurt (FRA)  Lufthansa
 9 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB) Addis Ababa (ADD) Ethiopian Airlines
 10 Sept 2020  Cape Town (CPT) Istanbul (IST)  Turkish Airlines
11 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Dubai (DXB) Emirates Airlines
 11 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Addis Ababa (ADD) Ethiopian Airlines
 11 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Frankfurt (FRA)  Lufthansa
 12 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB) Amsterdam (AMS) KLM
 13 Sept 2020  Cape Town (CPT)  Amsterdam (AMS)  KLM
 13 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Dubai (DXB) Emirates Airlines
 13 Sept 2020  Cape Town (CPT) Addis Ababa (ADD) Ethiopian Airlines
 15 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB) Dubai (DXB) Emirates Airlines
 16 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB) Addis Ababa (ADD) Ethiopian Airlines
 18 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB) Dubai (DXB) Emirates Airlines
 18 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB) Addis Ababa (ADD) Ethiopian Airlines
 19 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Zurich (ZRH) Swiss
 20 Sept 2020  Cape Town (CPT) Addis Ababa (ADD)  Ethiopian Airlines
 20 Sept 2020 Johannesburg (JNB) Dubai (DXB) Emirates Airlines
 22 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB) Dubai (DXB) Emirates Airlines
 22 Sept 2020 Cape Town (CPT)  Frankfurt (FRA) Lufthansa
 23 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Addis Ababa (ADD) Ethiopian Airlines
 24 Sept 2020  Cape Town (CPT) Istanbul (IST) Turkish Airlines
 25 Sept 2020 Johannesburg (JNB)  Dubai (DXB)  Emirates Airlines
 25 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Addis Ababa (ADD)  Ethiopian Airlines
25 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB) Frankfurt (FRA)  Lufthansa
26 Sept 2020  Johannesburg (JNB)  Addis Ababa (ADD)  Ethiopian Airlines
 27 Sept 2020 Cape Town (CPT)  Addis Ababa (ADD)  Ethiopian Airlines

*Please note the above flights and schedules represent the information provided to us as of August 31, 2020, and are subject to change. Please contact the airline directly for a complete list.

Interested passengers must book their tickets directly with the airlines’ local ticket office or using the below contact information:

  • Ethiopian Airlines by contacting: SouthAfricaSalesTeam@ethiopianairlines.com
  • Lufthansa by contacting: Jnbmarketing@dlh.de
  • Emirates must be booked directly with the Emirates Johannesburg office, by contacting eksa@emirates.com and completing a required booking form
  • Turkish Airlines by contacting: cptmarketing@thy.com
  • KLM by contacting:
      • Call centre: KLM sales and Service Centre can be contacted to book a flight, via phone: +27 (0)10 205 0100 or +27(0)10 205 0101, daily between 09:00 –16:00. Payment can only be made with credit card. If you have an existing booking with Air France or KLM you can use it to (partially) pay for this flight.
      • Website: You can book your ticket through KLM’s website www.klm.co.za by searching for a one-way trip and specific date. The calendar view will not display them. Please book only for the flights on these dates.
      • Additional Information: During the booking process a link will be given to fill in a web form. You need to fill in the form for each passenger in your reservation. It is mandatory to fill in this web form. In case you missed the link in your booking process, you can find it here: https://www.klm.com/travel/za_en/customer_support/repatriation_flights.htm.

Original article: U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa