A South African Airways A340 lifts off. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | James Dinsdale)

African Airlines Association Calls on Countries to Revoke Unilateral Travel Restrictions

While the last few days have been among the most frustrating in the world of travel after the discovery of a new coronavirus variant in South Africa — one that become widely known as Omicron — which panicked governments into once again restricting or entirely removing the freedom to travel. The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has called for the removal of travel bans imposed on some African countries, emphasizing that the world should have progressed beyond the "uncoordinated" responses after…