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Comment on Draft Merchant Shipping Bill Extended


Department of Transport Comment on the Draft Merchant Shipping Bill has been extended. The transport department published the extension notice in Government Gazette 43505. The draft bill designed to provide…

Directions to Combat COVID-19 in the Air Services Amended


Department of Transport Directions to combat COVID-19 in the air services have been amended. The transport department published the amended Directions in Government Gazette 43493. They were drawn up in…

Civil Aviation During COVID-19 Level 3 Under the Spotlight


Department of Transport All international passenger flights are prohibited except those flights authorised by the transport minister. The transport department announced this in a statement on the opening of further…

Road Traffic Infringement Agency Board Seeks Members


Department of Transport The transport department seeks comment on proposed appointments to the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) Board. The call for comment was published in Government Gazette 43471. The…

COVID-19 Taxi Relief Support Under the Spotlight


Department of Transport Government has agreed to provide relief to the taxi industry in the form of a once-off ex gratia payment to taxi operators. The transport minister, Fikile Mbalula,…

Airport Measures During COVID-19 Alert Level 3


Department of Transport The transport minister, Fikile Mbalula, has reiterated that only passengers will be allowed inside airport terminal buildings during COVID-19 Alert Level 3. Government gave the green light…

Mbalula Inspects O.R. Tambo International Airport


Department of Transport The transport minister, Fikile Mbalula, has inspected O.R. Tambo International Airport in terms of Coronavirus Covid-19 level 3 measures. In a statement, the transport department pointed out…

Limited Domestic Business Flights on the Cards


Department of Transport Limited domestic air travel for business purposes will be allowed in Alert Level 3 of the lockdown. The transport minister confirmed this in a statement on level…