KwaZulu-Natal has welcomed its first international flight under Alert Level 1. International flights were suspended at the beginning of the national lockdown in March.
The Qatar Airways flight landed on Sunday evening at the King Shaka International Airport in Durban. The aircraft received a welcome from different provincial government officials including provincial MEC for Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, Nomusa Dube-Ncube.
Addressing the media, Dube-Ncube said the arrival of international flights will boost tourism and the economy of the province.
She says they are working towards attracting more tourists to the province.
@ortambo_int Management and staff are delighted to welcome Lufthansa as the first international flight on Lockdown Level 1. #StaySafe #SAisTravelReady #Lufthansa #Airlines #Travel #Airports pic.twitter.com/txyq0MRrc7
— ORTambo (@ortambo_int) October 1, 2020
Source: SABC News (sabcnews.com)