Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Tucson to Johannesburg
Most visitors from Tucson need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Johannesburg.
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Visitors from Tucson are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.
Visitors from Tucson must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Johannesburg.
Current regulations for vaccinated travelers to Johannesburg: most visitors from Tucson may enter Johannesburg but may still need to provide proof of negative COVID test.
Health Declaration Form
Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.
Masks: Required in public spaces, enclosed environments and public transportation.
Restaurants: Open with restrictions
Bars: Open with restrictions
This flight route requires at least one stop and takes a minimum of 24h 30m.
Tucson airport is called Tucson and the only airport in Johannesburg is Johannesburg OR Tambo.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Great crew, comfy seats and efficient boarding!"
Cons: "Flight wasn't full. I could have been seated somewhere else since passenger next to me was quite large and invading my personal space"
Pros: "Great crew. Old plane but comfy"
Pros: "I was fortunately upgraded to 1st class. The flight attendant was adequate. However, did not live up to the level of service I have come to expect."
Cons: "See above"
Pros: "It suited the time i could travel"
Cons: "I felt although they said the two attendants were great they were at best mediocre especially the man"
Pros: "Not a lot"
Cons: "Customer service"
Pros: "We got home safely! The crew was great and generally cheerful despite less than great conditions."
Cons: "Lots of delays due to weather, which I get. The plane was small and old and stuffy with too close seats."
Cons: "Flight was a little late."
Pros: "All the attention bestowed upon me"
Pros: "They were friendly and prompt, joked with us as they worked. The flight was smooth and on time"
Pros: "Delta is wonderful! Helpful and on time."
Cons: "Got nothing to drink in 4 hours. Crew was LAZY"
Pros: "That there were TVs to watch on the seats and that it was quick boarding"
Cons: "The “newbies” were excited and loud, the main attendant was very.long.winded.every.single.time.she.spoke."
Pros: "The movie selection was good"
Cons: "Instead of a flight from Toronto to Atlanta.. it was a flight from Seattle to Atlanta, and I only had 45 mins to get to boarding because of the last minute flight changes."
Pros: "The cheese bites were amazing!"
Pros: "Great service from ground and flight crew."
Cons: "Not comfortable on today’s packed planes"
Pros: "Good flight attendants.."
Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "Seats very uncomfortable no room to move"
Pros: "This was a much bigger plane so my comfort lever was better."
Cons: "Small airplane, noissy"
Cons: "The landing was somewhat frightening."
Pros: "Excellent communication, friendly staff, and timely flight."
Cons: "Overhead bin too small for expect carryons. Should offer free checked bag at check into reduce this delay."
Cons: "Boarding employee was rude."
Pros: "The kind bars"
Cons: "They gave a hard time checking in because I didn’t mark I had a lap child. I honestly looked and the website wasn’t clear. Then (Bob who checked me in in Tucson) didn’t bag my car seat. And it came super dirty. I’ve never had an airline not bag the caraway. Especially when I asked. Southwest is a better company to work with. Disappointed"
Pros: "Had to cross terminals and the pathway was closed due to an international flight landing (poor planning on LAX part) so had to exit and reenter terminal through TSA. Flight delayed an hour then cancelled due to control panel failure. 10pm flight became 12am bus (and originally told it was 11.15pm bus which was "stuck in traffic" when google map traffic was all green). Got back to SD 4 hours after scheduled time."
Cons: "Aircraft seemed shabby despite refresh of Comfort Plus, food was really mediocre. Steer clear of the Asian Veg option."
Pros: "Great people and crew early arrival nice passengers"
Pros: "Great and friendly crew"
Cons: "baggage rules, check in with baggage, change fee for flight when it was not customers issue that caused the 5 min delay! Unable to reach reservation desk on line or via phone (neither was the gate agent)"
Pros: "Delta did a really good job as always. Cheaper, more comfortable, and a WAY better experience than Alaska Airlines."
Pros: "Always nice to be on an American plane out of an American airport.....SO much more professional. :))"
Pros: "Movie selection and cable channels"
Cons: "My connection was abruptly changed, it took a long time to straighten out, but they eventually did."
Pros: "Everything was Excellent"
Cons: "Excellent job and keep it up"
Pros: "Service was fast and the inflight entertainment is free. Lots of movies to chose from, which is nice for the long flight."
Cons: "It was the most cramped I have ever felt in a plane and also the longest flight. Horrible combination. Some of the crew were snippy."
Pros: "In flight movies"
Cons: "The flight was 3 hours late taking off which made us miss our connection to chicago so we are stuck in Atlanta tonight with unplanned expenses we were not planning on!"
Cons: "They delayed the flight for 11 hours and did let anyone know until after 4 hours of waiting and then the gate number for the new flight was wrong"
Pros: "Kind bar"
Cons: "Booked my flight and paid to pick my seats. Did not end up getting the seats I booked. Boarding and departing was extremely slow."
Pros: "Excellent job"
Pros: "The food was good. The entertainment choices were plentiful."
Cons: "I missed having a personal vent by the individual lights above the seats."
Cons: "I felt too cramped in to the plane. Our KLM FLIGHT WAS CANCELLED THE DAY BEFORE THE FLIGHT."
Pros: "Everything went smoothly."
Cons: "Like ALL planes today, too crowded."
Pros: "Great help from gate agent when a delay in connecting flight would have missed the last flight. Agent put a great new agent it together better than the original."
Cons: "Delta is the best"
Cons: "start from the back to the front for god's sake! crew is often focused more on process than customer service."
Pros: "Crew were lovely, boarding wasn't too painful."
Cons: "Payed extra for a seat that was the seat I selected. Totally disappointed"
Cons: "Flight delayed"
Cons: "delayed 2+ hours due to runway maintenance. You'd think those things would be better planned..."
Pros: "Excellent. Smooth staff. Lots of humor and smiles"
Cons: "No entertainment except paid WiFi."
Pros: "Small plane. Not a lot of room for carry-ons."
Cons: "Short-ish flight"
Pros: "Everything up to departure. Sat in line for almost an hour."
"Delayed little by little, so there was no chance to sleep longer or go out to eat. Missed connection flight and did not offer allocation, had to request it and $12 for lunch dinner and breakfast. No transport to hotel provided so there is another $120 in uber to get there."
Pros: "I was unable to fly Tucson to Dallas Due to mechanical issues. Rerouted to Phoenix than Detroit. Flight was EXCELLENT"
Cons: "flight was packed and attendants were nice but gone are the days of comfortable travel in coach"
Cons: "Our flight was cancelled til 24 hours later. And then delayed two more times before we were able to fly out. Very frustrating experience"
Cons: "Not telling us we would be arriving 30 min early and then getting in 30 min later than scheduled AND Having priority baggage actually be a priority"
Pros: "Everything is good"
Pros: "Nothing, my flight was delayed so bad that if I would have had taken off I would have been stuck in DFW Airport until probably Friday as I would have had missed my flight and all the flights to PR were sold out until the 19th. Luckily my brother was so proactive that he was able to re-schedule a flight for the 19th."
Cons: "If the flight would have taken off on time."
Cons: "Passengers need to DISTANCE 6' and keep their masks on. Which I realize is put of the hands of American. Appreciate the fresh white bag with a bottle of water and crackers. Thank you."
Cons: "Hit heavy turbulence ,scary"
Pros: "Boardered ok"
Cons: "They lost my luggage, crew member was short and impatient with elderly people sitting next to me."
Cons: "O Hare sucks. Flight always gets delayed."
Pros: "Mechanical difficulty and ineptitude -twice at repairs. Undisclosed landing complications due to runways issues in Phoenix resulting in missed connections."
Cons: "Reasonable arrangements were made for hotel, shuttle, and meal voucher, but the airport was virtually closed for the night and getting to ground transportation nearly impossible. Thank the airport cleaning service who were the most helpful"
Cons: "You could have been on time. You could be accountable. You ruined my wife’s 40th birthday by failing to fulfill you’re end of the deal."
Pros: "Comfy seats"
Cons: "The crew"
Pros: "Fast and professional"
Cons: "Seats are really small, the A/C doesn’t work very well, very uncomfortable seats"
Pros: "The flight itself was good however, the cancellation/rebooking process by the airline carrier was less than satisfactory."
Cons: "The airline carrier was not very accessible. I was on hold for a long period of time (during late night hours) for questions."
Cons: "The seats are very uncomfortable - period. I do not have any type of back problem but I was sore after that flight."
Cons: "Seats on American Airlines are the pits. So much so, that my back has gone into spasm. Bottom line, in future I'll do my best to avoid flying American!"
Cons: "Bigger seats. More room."
Pros: "The crew is so friendly. Perfect landing. Perfect flight!"
Pros: "The crew was nice, there was a lot of room on the plane because it was so delayed."
Cons: "It could be on time."
Pros: "The plane was very comfortable and clean. The seats were larger than those on other economy flights. In flight wi fi entertainment was great, as long as you have a device."
Cons: "The flight was delayed from 9:35 PM to 10:15. No announcements were made at the gate. We were all standing around (no seats left) and only had text or email notifications informing us. I overheard crew say it was entirely avoidable, and the fault of some crew that weren't at the right place on time"
Pros: "The flight was early."
Cons: "More leg room needed."
Pros: "It got us there"
Cons: "Beverage service was cancelled due to turbulence but I’ve been in flights worse and they kept their service Had to wait long for a ramp at a remote terminal then take 2 shuttles to terminal."
Pros: "On time professional staff"
Cons: "Old plane for this fight."
Pros: "The positive attitude. The spirit of happy."
Cons: "The Five hour delay. Especially after we had paid $70 each to get on they earlier flight"
Pros: "Friendly flight crew and pleasant to interact with."
Cons: "Had a significant delay due to wind conditions in Chicago. However, instead of waiting at the gate, we waited over 45 minutes on the plane instead of letting us know about this additional delay prior to boarding. Also, the legroom was laughable, as the person in front of me hit my knees as soon as he began reclining."
Pros: "First class seating comfort and service. Even my flight in the main cabin was relatively comfortable, but I'm a smaller stature person so... On time promise kept every flight."
Cons: "First flight TUS to DFW was delayed by 3 hours causeing us to mist all the remaining flights. Had to scramble to find other flights DFW to LHR and LHR to DUB. We arrived at our destination 10 hours. No reason for the delay was given. Lousey service on AA."
Pros: "The flight crew was nice and sweet for an early morning flight."
Cons: "We delayed in TUS on the runway and in LAX due to congestion at LAX. Nearly half of us had to sprint to make out connections. Luckily, LAX never launches planes on time. More a fault of LAX and it’s inefficiency than AA. Still annoying."
Pros: "Crew was friendly. Good food options in coach."
Cons: "Boarding process (AA in general) needs improvement considering the plethora of groups. Takes too long to board. New seats are downright tiny."
Pros: "Everyone was very helpful and pleasant."
Cons: "No USB ports"
Cons: "No free wifi"
Pros: "On time. Nice plane."
Cons: "Not much leg room, seats are narrow."
Cons: "All. Disappointed to see Etihad airlines declining so rapidly. What used to be my preferred airlines, not anymore and definitely can predict the downfall."
Pros: "Streamlined boarding process"
Cons: "Poor leg room and no video . Older plane."
Pros: "No issues boarding and arrived at the destination a little bit early so I easily made my connecting flight"
Cons: "Flight itself was a little rough at times but what can be done about that?"
Pros: "First class on TUS to ORD flight - very good flight attendant who was very pleasant, attentive and knowledgeable... she remembered which drink I was having."
Pros: "Flew 1st class, everything excellent"
Cons: "The airline did not inform us that the flight lands and passengers would need to travel by bus to the terminal. Just a surprise. I would like to know when booking the flight."
Cons: "Service was terrible. Uncomfortable and good was not at all tasty"
Cons: "Delays, attitudes, and fees"
Pros: "The flight was delayed for 2 hours. That's not human."
Cons: "After the 2 hours delay, I had to take a shuttle that took forever to get to the terminal that has my suitcase."
Pros: "The friendly personal"
Pros: "Short but comfortable first class flight."
Pros: "Sea was decent and flight on time wot"
Cons: "Entertainment system ridiculous. Doesn't work on Android or 64 bit Windows. Useless"
Pros: "Early to navigate"
Airlines flying from Tucson to Johannesburg have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from Tucson to Johannesburg
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from Tucson to Johannesburg
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from Tucson to Johannesburg
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from Tucson to Johannesburg
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from Tucson to Johannesburg