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About our domestic South African airline companies and How to find
cheap flights in South Africa.
Find out more about our local South African airline
companies and their special offers. Discover valuable airfare and booking information and learn
learn how to find cheap internal internal flights in South Africa.
Flying is the most sensible way to travel around our country, considering its
size and the amount of time it takes to cover the long distances between the major centers.
Regardless of whether you are traveling in South Africa on a business visit or
on a holiday trip, time is always at a premium.
There are a multitude of domestic flights between the country's major centers,
each one not taking more than a couple of hours of your time at the most.
Currently there are six major domestic airline companies operating in South
Africa, each one providing reliable and safe transportation by air between the major cities in the
country. In addition there are a considerable number of smaller-sized cities and towns which can
also be reached by air.
South African Airways (SAA) is South Africa's national airline company It
operates flights nonstop from Johannesburg to Cape town, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth and
vice versa and also directly between Cape Town and Durban vice versa. As South Africa's national
air carrier, the SAA operates a comprehensive network of routes across the African continent and
world-wide, offering economy, business and first class travel.
Airlink Airways is an affiliate of South African Airways. It operates flights
between Johannesburg and Upington, Cape Town, Nelspruit, Pietermaritzburg, Umtata, Phalaborwa,
Polokwane, Skukuza in the Kruger National Park, Maseru In Lesotho, Manzini in Swaziland. Between
Cape Town and Kimberley, George, Nelspruit. Between Durban and Nelspruit, Bloemfontein, East London.
Airlink also operates flights to destinations in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique and Madagascar. All
of them vice versa. They offer economy, business and first class on all flights.
Another affiliate of South African Airways operating in South Africa is SA
Express Airlines. They fly between Johannesburg and Hoedspruit, Richards Bay, Durban, East London,
Port Elizabeth, George, Bloemfontein, Walvis Bay and Windhoek in Namibia, Lumumbashi in Zambia.
Between Durban and Cape Town, East London, Port Elizabeth, Between Cape Town and Hoedspruit, Walvis
Bay, Windhoek, Port Elizabeth, East London, Bloemfontein. All of them vice versa. They also offer
economy, business and first class on all flights.
As regional arm of the global mother company, British Airways / Comair operates
services between the international airports in South Africa. Their route package in South Africa
comprises flights between Johannesburg and Durban, Bloemfontein, Hoedspruit, Nelspruit, Port
Elizabeth, Cape Town, George. All of them vice versa, offering economy, business and first class on
Voted as the coolest low cost airline for two years in succession, Mango
Airlines is one of three low cost budget fare airline companies in South Africa, operating single
class flights between either Johannesburg or Lanseria to Durban, Cape Town, Bloemfontein.
The third low-cost airline company in South Africa is Kulula Air. In fact they
were the first carrier to start marketing low-cost flights in the country. Claiming to be a total
travel experience which includes car hire, hotel accommodation, taxi arrangements etc., they offer
single class flights between either Johannesburg or Lanseria and Nelspruit, Durban, Port
Elizabeth, George, Cape Town, Mauritius, Windhoek in Namibia, Livingstone in Zambia, Harare in
Zimbabwe, Maputo and Vilanculous in Mozambique.
Kulula Airways airplane at Cape Town airport
Boarding a flight of Kulula Airways at Cape Town airport
If you do want to try a Flights and Airfares comparison site, here is a South
African one that specializes in domestic flights, next to flights to and from South Africa.
Major South African airports,...
South Africa's most important airports are the 3 international airports at
Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and the 6 domestic airports at East London, Port Elizabeth,
Bloemfontein, George, Upington and Kimberley. All of them are being operated by ACSA (Airports
Company South Africa)
On the apron of Oliver Tambo International Airport at Johannesburg
CLICKING ON any of the airport names below, will take you to their relevant
website page. There you can obtain all the info you want with regard to outgoing and incoming
flights of the major airports in South Africa, detailed maps to find your way around, services
offered, relevant telephone numbers as well as a lot of general information about the airports