Cyclone Carlos grounds SA-Mauritius flights

SAA Spokesperson, Tlali Tlali

SAA Spokesperson, Tlali Tlali

By TINTSWALO BALOYI
JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FLIGHTS between South Africa and Mauritius have been cancelled because of adverse weather conditions associated with Cyclone Carlos.
South African Airways (SAA) expressed regret at the inconvenience to customers as a result of the cancellation.
SAA Spokesperson, Tlali Tlali, said safety of their passengers and crew is always a key factor in the operational decisions they made.
All ticketed passengers holding SAA tickets and affected by Monday’s cancellation would be provided assistance via any of SAA Call Centre, City Travel Office or travel agents.
“We encourage all customers to visit our website www.flysaa.com for all flight updates and or flight cancellations. The supporting information will be updated on the Flight Status menu tab,” said Tlali.
SAA flies to Mauritius daily with two flights a day on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
The tropical storm Carlos, with wind speeds of 80km/hr, continues to intensify. At 4:00 am on Sunday morning, the powerful storm was seen about 310 kilometers north of Mauritius.

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