Monday, 20 January 2020

About Airport Shuttle.


Established in Cape Town in 2002, Airport Shuttle has grown into one of the leading transfer service providers in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. We have become well known and trusted for accommodating not only passengers and special requests, but also large groups and day tours. We provide airport transfers on a pre-booked and private basis - in other words, we don't pick up other passengers or drop them off along the way - we're here to have YOU arrive at your destination safely, comfortably and on time.

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Airport Shuttle is the preferred transfer service provider of a wide variety of hotels, guest houses, corporates and travel agencies country wide. Please enquire about our dedicated on-line booking portal for companies to make booking your shuttles quicker and easier!

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Please 
contact us directly on +27 (0)21 551 8785 or +27 (0)82 951 3646 or info@asct.co.za if you prefer personal contact in making your booking.

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Wednesday, 8 January 2020

New York direct flights a boon for Cape Town tourism


The launch of United Airlines first-ever direct flights between New York and cape town in December has already led to an 11% increase in forward bookings by US tourist to the mother city for this summer season!

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The united airlines will take off from Newark liberty international Airport in New York in December and it’s said that there will be 3 flights a week. This will all lower cost and time in a major way. The US is a key tourism source market for Cape Town and the Western cape, with around 200 000 American tourists coming here annually.

Tim Harris CEO of Wesgro says: We have been targeting this route for years, so it is a significant development for Wesgro and our Cape Town air access initiative, which is a joint venture with the private sector to secure more international air routes for the city.

The Western Cape has been in drought and this great rise has not come in a better in as the Western Cape has just come out of droughts and it hits straight into summer. All this is going to no doubt bolster tourist arrival numbers to Cape Town and the country as a whole. We believe that we are turning the corner.

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United Airlines plans to operate a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on the route, with a seating capacity of 252 passengers. This will include 48 Business class seats, 88 economy-plus seats and 116 economy class seats.

This is all new and exciting things for us all and 2020 does not stop there. We cannot wait to show people how this world is changing and hope everyone jumps on board with us. Get in contact with us on 0215518785 or 0829513646 for all your Shuttle needs at the airport. Airport Shuttle.

Monday, 6 January 2020

How Will Cape Town International Look In 2023?


A new runway and international and domestic departure lounges is due to be built at Cape Town international airport within the next four years. The expansions will increase the airports capacity after its international arrivals increased by 9% in 2019. The airports company promises that passenger disruption will be kept to a minimum, and that flight will still be able to depart and land normally during construction.

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It’s said that Cape Town international airport is set for a R7 Billion new runway, as well as some new grand lounges due to be completed by 2023. They said that it is set to start this year! Yes you heard right they can start in 2020.

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We are aware that the drought that we had heavily affected the local tourism industry and made our Airport a little less footprint. Revamping this airport will just bring a more homely feel to the environment and effect not only our tourists but all of our locals.
There is also a realigned 3.500 meter runway that will allow larger aircraft and the world’s largest passenger airline and that would be no other than the airbus A380 to land at the airport. How exciting!

Provisions have been made for even more future projects to take place so future expansion of the airport terminals towards the runway and accommodate additional aircraft. The world is expanding and growing at a rapid speed, we need to keep up!

A few other things like the baggage hall and meet and greet area will all be reconfigured and upgraded to a new and exciting accommodation. Yes! I am sure you are thinking, but what about the flights that will now be delayed or will there be enough aircrafts while this construction goes ahead? All precautions will be taken for all passengers.

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For all your reliable, affordable shuttle service to and from the airport in Cape Town or Durban please do not hesitate to call Airport Shuttle. Make easy bookings on www.asct.co.za