PREPARING SOUTH AFRICA FOR THE WORLD
2010 railway concerns
An 80-year-old decommissioned South African Railways locamotive. Although the government has modernised its train service, there are major concerns over whether it will be able to cater for the influx of visitors in 2010. (06/02/09)
54 BMWs for 2010
The South African Police Service (SAPS) has budgeted R1.3 billion to safeguard this Junes Confederation Cup and 2010s Soccer World Cup. The equipment acquisition list includes 54 BMW patrol vehicles.
Hyundai eyes key 2010 role
Official 2010 World Cup partner Hyundai has showcased its luxury Universe Express bus which was displayed at the Johannesburg International Motor Show.
R22bn to upgrade airports
The Airports Company of South Africa is spending R22bn on upgrading the countrys airports — with the lions share being spent in preparation for the 2010 World Cup.
Eyes on the road
The Confederations Cup in 2009 and the 2010 World Cup are expected to create a high demand in the personal transport arena.
Skys the limit
Dubai-based Emirates, is looking forward to servicing South Africa as a long-haul destination in the build-up to the 2010 World Cup.
Experts dismiss concerns
Aviation experts says flying conditions are extremely safe in SA despite two serious incidents this month.
Code of conduct for taxis?
A strict code of conduct for taxi associations and sensitivity training for taxi operators could be enforced ahead of the 2010 World Cup.
Service charges soar
Low-cost airline 1time has expressed concern about the move to increase passenger service charges by 9.8% for the remainder of this year and then increase them by an average 11.4% per year for the next five years which will result in significantly higher charges for the 2010 World Cup.
Air passenger demand in Africa rose by nearly five percent over the past year. Air traffic to South Africa is expected to increase steadily in the build-up to the 2010 World Cup.
Photo: Project 2010
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On the field
The Girls Of 2010