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Articles Tagged ‘FlySafair’

Durban sees 24% passenger traffic increase in three years; set to launch first direct European service in autumn

Durban sees 24% passenger traffic increase in three years; set to launch first direct European service in autumn

Previously overshadowed by Cape Town and Johannesburg – despite serving South Africa’s second largest city – Durban has seen a rapid increase in passenger numbers since 2014. James Davis investigates the underlying seasonality trends and developments behind the airport’s recent growth, and analyses the top airlines and routes serving this coastal city. 

Cape Town Airport experiences strong growth since 2014; increase in international seats outpaces domestic demand

Cape Town Airport experiences strong growth since 2014; increase in international seats outpaces domestic demand

Cape Town Airport handled 10.7 million passengers in 2017, representing a 6.1% increase compared to 2016 and a significant 24% rise since 2014. Nick Preston takes a look at the factors driving this growth and identifies the airport’s main network trends over the past 10 years, including its largest airline operators, and top domestic and […]

Kelowna celebrates second Arch of Triumph win

Kelowna celebrates second Arch of Triumph win

Canada has only won two Arch of Triumph weekly titles in the competition’s four-year history – and both times it’s been Kelowna Airport that has done the business. See which of this week’s eight contestants will join the Canadian airport and bask in FTWA glory.


FlySafair lands in Lanseria

FlySafair lands in Lanseria

FlySafair links Cape Town to Lanseria – an airport pair already served by kulula.com and Mango.

Vote for the best of 19 Fire Truck Water Arches; W15/16 Launches Part I

Vote for the best of 19 Fire Truck Water Arches; W15/16 Launches Part I

Litres of hard work and gallons of perspiration goes into a route launch – especially the Fire Truck Water Arch – which sees an unprecedented union between an airport’s operations and marketing departments. Make sure all of your airport’s endeavours are crowned with an Arch of Triumph certificate – get voting now!!

FlySafair departs for Durban and East London

FlySafair departs for Durban and East London

FlySafair commences domestic services from both Cape Town and Johannesburg to the two coastal airports – all facing direct competition.


Three new carriers add spice to domestic market in South Africa; FlySafair, Skywise and Fly Blue Crane face challenging times

Three new carriers add spice to domestic market in South Africa; FlySafair, Skywise and Fly Blue Crane face challenging times

Competing against South African Airways and Comair’s two local airlines will be challenging for the new entrants. Passenger numbers are up 3.9% at the country’s three biggest airports in the first half of 2015. UAE still top country market.

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

South African market grows by 1.2% in four years; World Routes 2015 takes place in Africa for the first time

As South Africa is lined up to host the 21st annual World Route Development Forum, in Durban next September, anna.aero takes a closer look at the recent developments in scheduled air services at the country’s busiest gateways and reveals which is the first international country market this November.

FlySafair jets off from Cape Town to George

FlySafair jets off from Cape Town to George

FlySafair now flies from Cape Town to George with daily flights, using its 737-400s.


Canary Islands' celebrations for last week’s Arch of Triumph champions

Canary Islands’ celebrations for last week’s Arch of Triumph champions

The airports of the Canary Islands have dominated this competition over the last three weeks, with Las Palmas (LPA) and La Palma (SPC) winning the two W14/15 public votes, now being joined by Lanzarote (ACE) last week. Maybe these guys should be doing FTWA courses for the rest of the world’s airports.

FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

FlySafair receives Route award for its first operations

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Flybe has been awarded the contract to operate the air services between Newquay and London Gatwick, a route supported by a Public Service Obligation. More news from Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, Dar es Salaam, Cape Town, Aberdeen and Frankfurt airports.

FlySafair starts operations from Cape Town

FlySafair starts operations from Cape Town

FlySafair joins South African Airways, British Airways, Comair and Mango in linking Cape Town to Johannesburg with 26 weekly flights, using its 737-400s.