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Safair is the South African airline company behind the low cost carrier FlySafair. While the latter brand only really got underway towards the end of 2014 and beginning of 2015, Safair has been operating since March 1969 and is sometimes pronounced SA Fair.

Why Choose Flysafair?

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Flysafair have been awarded the most puncutal airline in the world as at April 2017

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Flysafair have been named best airline Africa & Indian ocean as at April 2019

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With over 50 years in the industry, Safair are committed to service excellence.

The company is well established in the air cargo, chartering and leasing and sales space, and are also involved in training, safety and operations support services. Until the 1990s the company's core business was regional air cargo, and it also served the SA Defence Force in the 1980s.

The FlySafair brand, a subsidiary venture, is seeing Safair also venture into the scheduled, low cost passenger space, and the airline recently celebrated carrying its 250,000th passenger. The FlySafair launch was delayed due to a high court application brought by Comair, a rival in the local low cost carrier space, but the airline resumed flight operations towards the end of 2014.

Popular Safair Routes and Prices

  • Johannesburg from Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, George, and East London, from R599
  • Cape Town from Johannesburg, Durban, East London, and Port Elizabeth from R599
  • Port Elizabeth from Johannesburg and Cape Town, from R599
  • Durban from Johannesburg and Cape Town, from R499
  • East London from Johannesburg and Cape Town, from R599
  • George from Johannesburg from R599

The Safair Fleet

Safair currently operates a fleet of 10 aircraft, including four Boeing 737s and six Lockheeds.

Some Safair Tips to Remember

  • Please ensure you have a valid form of ID like an ID Book
  • Check-in for your flight closes strictly 40min before departure - please respect other passengers
  • You are permitted you to take 2 pieces of hand luggage on board with you not exceeding 7kg
  • Make sure that you have included checked-in luggage in your booking as it is NOT included in your price

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