International travel ‘top of agenda’ as Mbalula looks into airlines breaking Covid-19 regulations

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says some airlines are not

complying with Covid-19 regulations.


He says there is no enforcement of the use of masks and sanitisers.

Mbalula says government is considering allowing international travel.



Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula says concerns have been raised

regarding Covid-19 non-compliance on certain airlines.


Mbalula was speaking at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg

on Saturday where he inspected its adherence to Covid-19 regulations and




“I received a complaint that some of the airlines are not observing the

regulations on board and they have totally lapsed in relation to the



“There is no enforcement of masks, there is no sanitising and all of

that, we want to deal with that,” Mbalula said.


“We can’t allow airlines to break the measures

have been set by government in relation to observing stringent measures

when it comes to safety on board.”

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