A massive cold front approaches Cape Town, airlines have advised travellers to arrive at the airport early in case of changes or delays due to the forecasted storm in Cape Town today.The storm is expected to affect airports in Cape Town, George, East London and Port Elizabeth.
FlySafair will commence full flight schedules as per normal.If any delays occur or cancellation in flights, there will be contingency plans in place . FlySafair will communicate this via our social media channels and send messages to all affected passengers and this is according to Kirby Gordon, head of sales and distribution at FlySafair.
Mango airline have no plans in cancelling flights to or from Cape Town as they are unclear as to what the weather conditions will bring. Travelers are advised to arrive at the airports early in the case flights are delayed,” says Phumla Luhabe, gm and spokesperson at Mango Airlines.
In a statement, Acsa warns that in the event of flight delays at one airport there could be a knock-on effect at other airports across the country.
William Smook, spokesperson British Airways confirmed: “We intend to operate a normal operation. Should the weather lead to any delays we will do our best to make up time. Customers who are concerned about traffic congestion when travelling to the airport should allow extra time and monitor the news for updates.”
The South African Weather Service is predicting winds of up to 90km/h, with snowfall on the outer parts of the peninsula and up to 80mm of rain in some areas.
Look Out For Possible Flight Delays Due To Storm Approaching Cape Town