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A few days ago British Airways’ first thrice-weekly direct flight to Durban landed at the city’s King Shaka International Airport from London Heathrow. The event was marked in lighthearted and lively fashion with a flashmob at the airport, celebrating iconic characters from Britain and KwaZulu-Natal. A short video of the event is available for your immediate use at

And, in case you haven’t already seen it, the “Boards and Boeing” video is at. It shows a visit by two Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots to Durban, where they had a surfing lesson with two talented young surfers from Surfers Not Street Children. The youngsters then flew to the UK to fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner simulator.