Delegate list

Mr Trevor Abrahams
Secretary General, XIV World Forestry Congress 2015

Ms Tiina Vahanen
Associate Secretary-General, XIV World Forestry Congress 2015

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Flights to South Africa


Emirates and South African Airways (SAA) the Airline Partners of the XIV World Forestry Congress

How to get to Durban

International access into Durban is mainly through flights into Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) which is the main hub airport for South Africa and onwards to Durban’s King Shaka International Airport. Hourly connecting flights to Durban from O.R. Tambo International Airport usually take less than an hour and are available with a number of interna­tional and domestic airlines including:

Emirates Airlines provides a scheduled daily flight between Durban and Dubai, as well as onward connections to about 120 destinations globally. SA Express offers three flights a week to Lusaka in Zambia and three flights a week to Harare, Zimbabwe from Durban and will be offering flights to a range of other African destinations from this city in the near future. SA Airlink has a daily flight from Durban to Maputo. In ad­dition, Air Mauritius provides two flights to Durban a week. Furthermore, there are frequent daily flights between Durban and other major cities in South Africa.

King Shaka International Airport has efficient taxi, shuttle and car rental services.


South African Airways (SAA) the “Airline Partner” of the XIV World Forestry Congress

SAA is committed to providing delegates attending the World Forestry Congress 2015 a discount off its lowest published airfares on the services of SAA subject to the relevant class availability for international and regional market related airfares. These airfares will only be applicable for travel 14 days prior and/or after the official event dates.

South African Airways looks forward to welcoming all delegates on board our flights and to offer our warm South African hospitality!

You can take advantage of this offer in one of two ways:

  • Log on to to book your flight and secure your SAA ticket. Simply enter the conference Promo Code: XIVWFC2015 to receive the discounted conference fares.

Note: To see your discounted rate be sure to include the promo code in your search requirements. Prices will not show the discount until your flight is chosen and you click "continue". The price will then update your SAA discount.

  • Reserve your flights directly with South African Airways. Simply call your local SAA Offices, City Town Office or contact a dedicated help-line on 011 978-8475 (office hours: 07h00-19h00 on weekdays and 10h30-19h00 on weekends) or e-mail your request to

Note: Refer to the authorisation code of: SA10099 to ensure the discounted event fares.

Please note the following:
1.            Fare discounts will be determined by the origin of travel, flight schedule, and whether travelling Business or Economy class.
2.            To benefit from these discounted rates, please use the reference number: SA10099.
3.            Travel must take place between: 24 August – 25 September 2015.

How to redeem your voyager miles:
If you want to become part of the World Forestry Congress 2015 in Durban, and are a Voyager member, why not make use of your Voyager Miles to book your ticket now? To make a booking using your Voyager Miles please logon onto using your membership number and PIN to make your way to the event.



We’re pleased to inform you that Emirates Airline has proudly been selected as the partner airline for the World Forestry Congress 2015. Emirates has excellent connections to all of the six continents via Dubai with more than 140 current destinations worldwide – and we are expanding our route network all the time.

Use your Promotion Code to get special fares on Emirates.
Promotion code:   EVE6WFC
Travel Validity:     31st August – 16th September 2015

Book your travel today at, and enter the above promotion code when you book.
Terms and conditions
• Outbound and inbound travel must be within the validity period.
• Destinations:Offer valid ONLY from and to gateway cities in which Emirates operates    
  direct flights.
• Discount applicable: 10% off on the prevailing lowest online fare on Business Class and 
  on Economy Class return fares. First Class no discount is applicable.
• Offer valid ONLY for return travel to Emirates gateway cities to Johannesburg/Cape Town and
  not from Johannesburg/Cape Town.
• Offer extends to companions travelling with attendees.
• The offer may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion, discount or special offer. 
• Regular charges applies for any modification and changes as per the fare rule and conditions.


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