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2014-03-04 12:20:10

CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JBT Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced that its JBT AeroTech business has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $5 million for the supply of gate equipment to O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. The contract with Airports Company South Africa includes the supply of Jetway® passenger boarding bridges as part of the airport's ongoing terminal infrastructure updates. "We believe the awarding of this...

2011-05-02 10:26:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, officially launched its new non-stop round-trip service between New York and South Africa on May 1st. The north-bound, non-stop flight from Johannesburg to New York complements the already popular morning non-stop New York-Johannesburg service that provides quick and convenient connections to more than 40 destinations throughout the African continent. Previously, the return...

2011-03-08 13:45:00

NEW YORK, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest Bachelor, Brad Womack, may yet find his true love in SOUTH AFRICA, the extraordinary, beguiling, life-changing destination where everything is possible. The series finale will be set in and around Cape Town, the beautiful Mother City. Brad's last two Bachelorettes will be hosted by One&Only Cape Town, South Africa's premiere urban luxury resort, at its spectacular location in the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront with stunning views...

2011-01-27 08:34:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, announced that its popular New York-Johannesburg service will now also operate non-stop from Johannesburg to New York, resulting in the fastest way to travel between New York and Southern Africa. Currently, flight SA203 from Johannesburg to New York makes a 1-hour passenger and refueling stop in Dakar, Senegal. Starting May 1st, flight SA203 will depart Johannesburg at 8:35...

2010-02-12 07:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, is finalizing elaborate plans to ensure the best travel experience possible for fans heading to the 2010 World Soccer Championships, taking place in South Africa from June 11-July 11, 2010. Everyone at South Africa's national airline shares in the excitement of their country playing host to the first FIFA World Cup(TM) to be held on the African continent, and has adapted a...


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