A braai in the sky? We think kulula has gone bonkers!

2014-04-01 08:00

To celebrate its home-grown roots, will host the first ever braai in the sky. Umm. We're not too sure how to feel about this.

Where airplanes go to die

2014-03-01 10:45

What happens to a plane after it hits a building at OR Tambo?

kulula's pre-seating option 'a rip-off'

2013-11-14 11:37

Low cost airline kulula is offering passengers the option of pre-booking a seat of their choice for a cost of R35. We asked our readers what they thought and most are not impressed.

11 BA planes grounded

2013-08-04 12:26

Eleven BA aircraft have been flying in South Africa with components that should have been replaced last year, a Johannesburg report says.

kulula launches controversial rebranding

2013-03-06 16:02

In what can be described as a bold move, kulula has all but hijacked SAA's recognisable branding for the proposed livery of their new fleet.

kulula engine trouble shuts runway

2013-02-27 15:29

kulula has confirmed that it is sending a replacement plane following an incident with one of its plane's engines at Cape Town International Airport.

SAA set to oppose 1time takeover

2013-01-24 12:47

South African Airways is to object to Fastjet Airlines' planned takeover of liquidated airline 1time, due to laws that ban majority ownership of local carriers.

kulula wants you for their 'most South African flight'

2012-12-13 08:34

Budget airline,, will take to the skies early next year carrying South Africans from all walks of life when it orchestrates a world first - ‘The Most South African Flight Ever'.

The future for kulula?

2012-11-15 11:02

The spat that has developed around the SAA bailout and its effects on 1time, currently under provisional liquidation, has raised questions about the future of kulula.

1time dream ends in passenger nightmare

2012-11-03 09:16

Mango says it will try to help hundreds of passengers stranded after 1time filed for liquidation, immediately stopping all operations.


Airplane graveyards

2014-03-01 11:13

What happens to a plane after it hits a building at OR Tambo?

Travel in 2014

2014-01-06 10:41

The travel sector faces turbulent times, according to Rob Baker's 22 predictions.

kulula introduces pre-paid seating option

2013-11-13 12:34

kulula has launched a new booking option - but could this be a step closer to the business model of low-cost European carrier Ryanair - notorious for charging for things that used to be free.


South African Airways has filed an urgent complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority in response to Kulula's latest ad campaign. Watch.

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kulula insists passengers never in danger

2013-02-27 18:00

Low-cost airline kulula insists that passengers and crew were never in any danger after an engine failed on one of its aircraft at Cape Town International Airport.

Comair launches High Court SAA battle

2013-02-26 13:15

Comair Limited, operator of kulula and British Airways domestic services, is challenging national carrier SAA's R5bn government guarantee, stating its 20-year strategy plan defies the country's deregulation laws.

SA airlines see fastjet as domestic threat

2013-01-23 11:53

SA’s largest airlines are formally objecting to the threat posed by UK-based fastjet’s attempts to enter the local market by taking over the operations of 1time.

kulula ups it flight shedules

2012-11-22 07:35

kulula has increased its frequency on certain flight routes - and bookings are due to open for its Johannesburg to East London route scheduled for launch in March 2013.

Gigaba: State never gave Mango a bailout

2012-11-06 16:32

Minister of Public Enterprises Malusi Gigaba says Mango is not being subsidised by the government, as a war of words erupts between rivals Mango and Comair.

Kulula launches 'combine and save' option

2012-10-23 09:21

Low cost airline has introduced ‘combine & save’ travel packages, available for booking via its website.

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