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Toronto-Johannesburg?

Discussion in 'questions. answers. conversations.' started by David5666, Apr 12, 2019.

  1. David5666

    David5666 Reader

    Lucky, why are there no non-stop or direct flights between Toronto and Johannesburg? It would be a fairly well subscribed route. Is it a $ or a landing rights issue?
     
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  2. Owen

    Owen Member

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    It looks good on paper, as Toronto and Johannesburg are both Star Alliance Hub, and there is a decent amount of traffic to and from the region, but this would be one of the worlds longest non-stop flights. This might work if it was a business route and people were willing to pay the premium to fly direct, instead of a one-stop option though LHR, FRA, CDG, AMS...etc. YYZ-JNB would be more of a leisure tourism route, and those type of travelers want a good deal. Would be hard to compete.
     
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