Great News for Tourism and Local Travel as FlySafair introduces a Durban route.
We are so excited by the hottest travel news that was announced this morning….. FlySafair is flying to Durban!!!
Here’s what FlySafair stated on their social media platforms, Facebook and Twitter this morning:
“Thank you to everyone who voted. Because of the large response, we’ve decided to introduce all the routes you voted for. We’ll be flying to Durban and East London from 25 October. Bookings are already open.”
The airline recently ran a campaign for the public to vote for their next route. The four options for routes were JHB to Durban, East London, PE and George. In a poll which saw more than 20 000 South Africans voting. The Durban to JHB route received a phenomenal response and was chosen for the next route!!
Their base fares (including tax, excluding checked luggage) will be R448 for East London to Cape Town and vice versa, and R448 for East London to Johannesburg and vice versa offering a dramatic reduction on average fare prices to these cities.
Durbanites have not been neglected as FlySafair will be operating a new route between Durban and Johannesburg and vice versa at a base fare of R448 and Durban to Cape Town and vice versa at a base fare of R548. Hand luggage up to 7kg is included in the price of your ticket.
How often will they fly?
Between Cape Town and East London FlySafair will operate 2 flights daily (one inbound, one outbound). Between Cape Town and Durban they will operate 4 daily flights (two inbound and two outbound). And for those commuting to and from East London and Johannesburg there will be 4 flights daily during the week (two inbound and two outbound) and 2 flights daily on the weekends. Between Johannesburg and Durban FlySafair will now operate 8 flights daily (four inbound and four outbound).
The company was founded by Safair, probably South Africa’s best known air logistics and specialised air services company, FlySafair was born from a company that already has 49 years of experience.
They see themselves as South Africa’s oldest newest airline and have been around for over four and a half decades. According to their website, they’ve got a certain old-world quality you won’t find on other low cost airlines.
“We think the kind of person who will fly with us at FlySafair is someone who appreciates quality, good old fashioned values and attention to detail.”
“But most of all, we believe the people who come with us are the kind of people who still love flying. So please, if you’re looking for an efficient, professional, reliable, low cost high value airline offering exceptional rates and good service welcome aboard FlySafair. We guarantee it will be a breath of fresh air for you.”
The website is open for bookings and flights start on the 25th October 2015. We look forward to flying the new Durban routes on FlySafair!!