United Airlines will be launching a nonstop flight between Cape Town, South Africa, and New York, US on 16 December 2019. The return journey will run three times a week and is expected to cut the journey time down by four hours. This makes travelling between the two cities significantly easier, faster and more convenient.
If ever there was a time to take advantage of purposeful travel opportunities – it’s now!
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Cape Town and New York flight
From 16 December, a Boeing 787-9 will operate along a direct route between New York and Cape Town. This will provide both business and leisure customers with a convenient travel route.
United Airlines regional sales MD, Bob Schumacher, commented, “We also look forward to offering our customers in North America easier access to South Africa with its incredible tourist attractions and business opportunities.”
Tickets have already gone on sale for the direct flight. Tickets for the 12,600 km flight across the Atlantic Ocean will cost around $914, and the journey will only take 14,5 hours.
Internship opportunity in Cape Town
So, how does this new flight route affect you?
New York and Cape Town are two completely different cosmopolitan cities that share a common thread – a vibrant and rich cultural heritage.
If you’re looking to intern abroad and searching for a great destination to explore and travel while making a difference, then an internship in Cape Town is the answer. But don’t just take our word for it: recent intern, SriMilan Osaka from New York, had the following to say about her educational arts internship.
“I didn’t realize the impact of the work and my commitment to them as their teacher until a number of them approached me on their own accord. They had become aware of their creativity and joy resulted from the challenge of what I asked of them.”
We miss you Sri – you changed lives in Cape Town!
This opportunity to make a real impact, has become even more accessible with these recent flights. If an internship is part of your plans for 2020, contact us to find out more about our amazing internship opportunities where changing lives is one step closer.