FlySafair is based in Johannesburg at O.R. Tambo International Airport. Apart from operating a fleet of 11 Boeing aircraft, the airline also operates one of the worlds largest fleets of civil Lockhead L-100 Hercules aircraft for Cargo. Use our flight finder tool at the top of this page to make your FlySafair booking. We offer regular deals and discounts on flights with FlySafair.
FlySafair flights operate to Cape Town, Johannesburg, George, Port Elizabeth, Durban and East London. The FlySafair Johannesburg to Cape Town route is the most popular as it is a popular route for business people to travel between South Africa’s two biggest cities.
Using our flight finder tool above it is easy to make a FlySafair booking. We offer regular deals and discounts which we send out via our newsletter. Take a few moments to register your details and we will update you once we have our next offer.
FlySafair came into being in 2014. The airline now provides the South African public with a low-cost means of long-distance travel within the South Africa. Not many people are aware that its parent company, Safair, has been around for more than half a decade.
Safair is world-renowned for providing reliable airlift services to the most remote destinations around the world. It has also been involved in leasing aircraft to other companies, including Kulula and SAA. FlySafair offers cheap flights to Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg, George and Port Elizabeth amongst many other destinations.
It is possible to book flights telephonically or by visiting the FlySafair offices. However, most people find it easiest to book flights online. Online books provides a user-friendly interface that allows passengers to compare flights in their own time.
Visit the FlySafair website to book flights. The website has a live chat that can help answer your questions. Passengers can also check in on the FlySafair website by providing their surname and booking reference number.
You can use the booking tool at the top of this page to make FlySafair bookings.
Book your ticket by following 4 easy steps:
Enter your point of departure and arrival
Specify how many passengers will be flying
Indicate which cabin you would prefer
Choose your dates
Follow these 4 simple steps and click on ‘search’. You will be presented with a list of flights from all airlines. Explore a range of prices with different departure times and various airlines. Select your ideal flight and click the ‘continue’ button. You will be required to provide necessary information such as your name and contact details.
FlySafair sometimes has specials that are out of this world. Flights are, during these specials, offered for as little as R4 a ticket (without baggage). This includes but is not limited to FlySafair flights from Johannesburg to Durban. Online users are selected randomly and are given 5 minutes to complete their purchase. After that, another few hundred customers are chosen to make their bookings. This happens until flights are sold out.
FlySafair specials always sell out fast. You can find out about these specials before they start by joining our Facebook page.
If your travel dates are flexible and you are making a FlySafair booking online, you can use the low fare finder on the FlySafair website. This enables you to view and compare flight prices for 30 days.
Black Friday flight deals
You may have heard about the Black Friday phenomenon that sweeps across the globe in November each year. It steals the hearts of retailers and consumers alike. FlySafair is no exception. Phenomenal discounts are offered to those who are willing to brave the crowds. Safair offers sales to online customers as well. These are usually spread over a couple of days. FlySafair Black Friday flight deals include return or one-way tickets to the airports from which this airline operates.
Flysafair black Friday specials are available every year. Sign up for our newsletter to receive the details.
FlySafair baggage allowance
Note that when you are booking flights with FlySafair, you have the option of selecting the ‘lite’ fare. This price does not include checked in baggage, although you will be able to take limited hand-luggage. You will have to pay an extra fee to check your luggage in.
You could alternatively pay the ‘standard’ fee that allows passengers one checked-in bag that weighs a maximum of 20kg. This option also allows flight changes and priority boarding.
Paying a ‘premium’ rate comes with further benefits like being able to take two 20kg checked-in bags on board. You will also be able to reserve your seats and make use of special equipment.
FlySafair flights to Cape Town
Cape Town, also known as the Mother City, is one of the most popular destinations in South Africa amongst tourists. It attracts people from all walks of life. Visitors to this vibrant city range from thrill seekers to modern families to businessmen.
Note that Cape Town is has experienced severe droughts. Visitors are encouraged to cut down on water usage where possible. Some hotels have taken measures to take responsibility for their guest’s water consumption. Make enquiries about what you can do to reduce how much water you use when visiting the Western Cape.
Flysafair flights to Cape Town are competitively priced and depart from various airports around the country.
If you are looking for a getaway that has a rich cultural and historical heritage, look no further than Johannesburg. It is a sprawling city known as one of the worlds largest ‘urban forests’. Visitors can visit Vilakazi Street in Soweto to see the childhood homes of Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela. Or you can drive to the Cradle of Humankind to see some of the oldest known fossils in the world.
You can entertain the kids and learn something about the history of the city by spending a day at Gold Reef City. This is a popular theme park that brings the mining heritage of this city to life.
It’s easy to see why many international and South African travellers take the time to explore this city. FlySafair flights to Johannesburg vary in price. The cost of your flight depends on when you buy your tickets.
Another popular destination in South Africa is the Garden Route. It is a 300km stretch of coastline between Mossel Bay and Storm’s River in the Eastern Cape. It is known for its lush forests and beautiful lagoons. Popular spots along this scenic route include Knysna, George and Plettenberg Bay.
A little further north of George is Port Elizabeth. It is situated about 900km south of Durban, and about 750km from Cape Town. Cheap flights to Port Elizabeth from Durban and Cape Town can be found with FlySafair, especially if you look out for specials.
Durban is further up the east coast. This city is home to more than 500 000 people. Flysafair flights from Johannesburg to Durban can be booked online. Use FlySafair to find cheap flights to Durban from Johannesburg and Cape Town.