Articles Tagged ‘Mango’

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 […]

South African Airways continues to cut capacity as future remains uncertain; SA Airlink sees double-digit growth as SA Express shrinks

South African Airways continues to cut capacity as future remains uncertain; SA Airlink sees double-digit growth as SA Express shrinks

South African Airways in FY2016 carried 6.92 million passengers with an average load factor of 74%. However, South Africa’s national carrier is in turmoil at the moment with regards to its future. We look to see how the carrier has adjusted its network in recent years to maintain its operation so far.  


Mango links Lanseria with Durban

Mango links Lanseria with Durban

Mango adds its second route from Lanseria to South Africa’s third largest airport in relation to passenger traffic – will compete directly with kulula.com.

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.

SAA’s LCC Mango set to start ninth domestic route

SAA’s LCC Mango set to start ninth domestic route

Launched by South African Airways in late 2006, Mango has grown steadily from four to 12 aircraft. We look at what competition the airline faces on its route network and how growth has accelerated in recent years.


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.

mango makes George new destination from Johannesburg

mango makes George new destination from Johannesburg

mango joins Kulula.com and SA Express in serving Johannesburg-George market.

Mango makes Zanzibar first international destination

Mango makes Zanzibar first international destination

Mango, South African LCC, makes Zanzibar Airport in Tanzania its first international destination from Johannesburg Airport.


SAA, Mango, British Airways and kulula.com take advantage of 1time's demise; international traffic up 5% in 2013

SAA, Mango, British Airways and kulula.com take advantage of 1time’s demise; international traffic up 5% in 2013

The disappearance of 1time from the South African aviation market has resulted in a decline in domestic passenger numbers, and leaves domestic passengers with a choice of four airlines, owned by just two companies. The good news is that international traffic is up 5% at the country’s main international gateway.

Mango picks up two ex-1time routes to Port Elizabeth

Mango picks up two ex-1time routes to Port Elizabeth

Mango opens new routes from both Cape Town and Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth.

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]