Entry by Air travel [Gazette 44208, 1 March 2021]
International scheduled operations and charter flights carrying passengers are allowed at the following airports: (i) OR Tambo International Airport; (ii) King Shaka International Airport; and (iii)Cape Town International Airport.
Long-haul flight departures and landings at the airports listed in paragraph above are permitted during the hours of curfew as provided for in the Regulation.
Passengers affected by flights are required to present evidence of a flight ticket when stopped by law enforcement officers during curfew hours;
All international travellers arriving at the above airports must provide a valid certificate of a negative COVID-19 test, recognised by the World Health Organisation, which was obtained not more than 72 hours before the date of travel.
In the event of the traveller's failure to submit a certificate as proof of a negative COVID-19 test, the traveller will be required to do an antigen test on arrival at his or her own cost and in the event of a traveller testing positive for COVID-19, he or she will be required to isolate him or herself at his or her own cost, for a period of 10 days.