Helen Stephens was due to fly to Greece for a friend's wedding but had a brief fit minutes before the plane took off from Gatwick.
It saddens Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom that more South Africans cannot afford to travel and see their own country.
The growth of King Shaka International Airport had attracted several new airlines over the past year.
Terrified passengers on UK-bound transatlantic flight describe how they thought they would die as plane suddenly 'drops' 4 000ft.
South Africans can enjoy a free visit for the day to any national park of their choice during the annual SANParks week.
A flight bound for Seattle had to divert to Minneapolis after an unruly passenger tried to open a rear door in flight.
Myrtle Ryan found herself mesmerised by the wild beauty of the icy high Arctic, and the many fascinating creatures that call it home.
Data transmission problems that caused the delay or cancellation of dozens of flights have been resolved, Vienna Airport said.
British Airways has completed the major makeover of 18 of the airline's Boeing 747s.