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Air Botswana pulls Cape Town route

Air Botswana has announced the suspension of its Gaborone-Cape Town route following the recent grounding of CemAir, reports News24.

Air Botswana runs the route 4-times weekly route using CRJ-100 capacity wet-leased from the South African ACMI/charter operator which has been grounded since February 2 over regulatory compliance concerns.

CemAir announced in a statement that progress is being made with the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) as they conclude the documentation phase of its process on Friday, to get its planes back in the sky, which have been grounded since February 2.
However, Air Botswana confirmed, "As a temporary measure, all Cape Town ticketed passengers are being re-routed via Johannesburg OR Tambo at no extra cost, until a definite solution has been implemented."     
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