Repatriation flights are operated by a few airlines and are a very new experience in travel.
The information provided below is to help you understand how they work. This is NOT the whole story and it changes between airlines. Due to these being controlled by the various government's things can change quickly and without notice.
Firstly as a general rule, the following applies:-
Things you will need for travel.
Travel to the airport.
It is usually not permitted for you to travel to the airport independently. Arrangements will be made by the airline and you will be given details of the assembly point.
What will happen at the assembly point and at the airport.
Boarding process and during the flight.
The information provided above is from information provided by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in connection with a recent repatriation flight. This is shown purely as a guide it can change without notice. Other airlines will have different requirements and proceedures but it is expected that they will apply similar principles and proceedures.
Additional information regarding requirements.
South Africans travelling from Johannesburg
Travellers returning to South Africa: