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- Qatar Airways will start flying passengers out of South Africa on 13 January, after suspending outbound services in the wake of Omicron’s discovery.
- Qatar will operate 21 weekly flights, servicing Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban.
- The Doha-based airline had initially hoped to resume these flights on 12 December.
- But countries in the Middle East have been slow to ease restrictions on South African travellers.
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International airlines are resuming services to and from South Africa after swiftly grounding flights in line with government-ordered travel bans. These restrictions followed a briefing by South Africa’s Network for Genomic Surveillance in late November which first identified the…