Cheap Airline Tickets South Africa
Our comprehensive world airline directory helps you find the cheapest tickets to South Africa by going direct to the flight operator.
Cut out the middle-man and seek out great low cost flights to your destination in South Africa.
International Airline Directory of Cheap South Africa Airline Tickets
- Kulula Air
Kulula Air is a small South African budget airline, with its headquarters based at Bonaero Park, Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni,Gauteng. The airline began operating in 2001, being owned by Comair Ltd. Kulula Air has made good progress as a low cost airline and been rewarded for the airline service provided recently at the Skytrax's 2012 World Airline Awards, held in the UK, coming runner up Best Regional Airline in Africa.
Kulula Air is considered a 3 star airline with a small aircraft fleet of 10 planes travelling to 5 destinations in South Africa. The cabin service and conditions are a good standard for a low cost airline. The safety record of the airline is good with no incidents/accidents recorded to date. There is only one category of ticket available - Economy. Inflight entertainment is limited as all flights are short haul. The airline's website is user friendly and easy to make a flight booking. The airline provides a buy food on board service and also offers a frequent flyer programme called 'jetsetters'.
Kulula Air provides travellers on a limited budget with a good air travel service for domestic South African air routes.
- South African Airways
South African Airways
South African Airways is the national flag carrier and currently, largest airline of South Africa, with headquarters based at OR Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni,Gauteng. The airline began operating in 1934 and known then as Union Airways. Following the takeover by the South African government the airline was renamed as South African Airways. For the next sixty years the airline made steady progress, increasing in size and air routes covered. However it was in 1991 when apartheid ended that this airline began to make real progress as a world airline. The following years involved the restructuring of the airline,with a more modern aircraft fleet. As a result of state aid and expansion South African Airways was rewarded over the years with airline awards and most recently at the Skytrax's 2012 World Airline Awards, held in the UK received the award for Best Airline in Africa (seventh time in a row) and also Best Airline Staff Service in Africa.
South African Airways is considered a 4 star airline with an aircraft fleet of 54 planes ( June 2012) and travelling to 38 destinations. The cabin service and conditions are a high standard with good passenger approval. Inflight Entertainment in general is a good standard with individual TV monitors showing latest movie videos. The safety record of the airline in recent years is good,although in 2006 there was an attempted hijacking on a domestic South African Airways flight,which ended with the arrest of the hijacker with no harm to the plane and passengers.There are 2 categories of ticket available on flights - Business and Economy.The airline website is user friendly and easy to make a flight booking.
South African Airways provides travellers with a high standard of airline travel with good service. For travel in Africa this airline should be considered highly and also worth comparing for price with other world airlines for long haul destinations.
- South African Express
South African Express
South African Express is owned by the government of South Africa but is run as an independent airline concentrating on domestic and neighbouring country air routes.The airline began operating in 1994 with its headquarters based at OR Tambo International Airport, Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng.
South African Express is considered a 3 star airline with an aircraft fleet of 24 planes (July 2012) travelling to 16 destinations. The safety record is good with no record of incidents or accidents to date. The cabin service and conditions are good for an airline covering short haul flights. Inflight entertainment is limited as most flights are short distances. The airline's website is user friendly and easy for booking a flight.
South African Express provides travellers with a good alternative option for domestic flights in South Africa and should be considered before booking a flight.
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