In cooperation with the Dutch and French Embassy in South Africa, KLM and Air France will organise six new repatriation flights in August. Picture: Supplied
In cooperation with the Dutch and French Embassy in South Africa, KLM and Air France will organise six new repatriation flights in August. Picture: Supplied

KLM, Air France announce 6 repatriation flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg

By Travel Reporter Time of article published Jul 23, 2020

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In co-operation with the Dutch and French Embassy in South Africa, KLM and Air France will organise six new repatriation flights in August.

The airlines revealed in a statement that the flights were aimed to assist Dutch and French nationals as well as residents of other European Union members and Schengen states to return home.

There will be flights from August 8 to August 16, 2020, from Cape Town and Johannesburg. Flight KL592 will depart on August 8 from Johannesburg to Amsterdam. This flight will close on August 3, at 12pm.

Flight KL598 will depart on August 9 from Cape Town to Amsterdam This flight will be closed on August 4, at 12pm. Flight KL592 will depart on August 15 from Johannesburg to Amsterdam. This flight will be closed on August 10 at 12pm. ️

Flight AF871 will depart on August 15 from Cape Town to Paris. This flight will be closed on August 10 at 12pm. Flight KL598 will depart on August 16 from Cape Town to Amsterdam. This flight will be closed on August 11 at 12pm.

Last, Flight AF995 August 16 from Johannesburg to Paris. This flight will be closed on August 11 at 12pm.

When booking online for the repatriation flight, travellers need to specify the date of the flight and select the one-way trip option. Travellers are required to fill in an online form to submit mandatory information required by the South African authorities.

The airline revealed it will take preventative measures to travellers safe.

These include the use of masks, limited contact and the aircraft thoroughly cleaned and sanitised with approved disinfectants at least every 24 hours

For further information, visit www.klm.co.za / www.airfrance.co.za or call 010 205 0100 or 010 205 0101.

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