ARTICLES RELATING TO FLYSAFAIR

Don't copy US, Europe - give SA customers what they want, say airline CEOs

2019-10-25 19:15

Focus on what consumers actually want instead of trying to copy US and European aviation liberation models, say the CEOs of Comair and Flysafair..

Ferial Haffajee: What if FlySafair were to run SAA?

2019-06-13 05:00

If SA insists on having a national carrier, why not let those with a proven track record do the job? asks Ferial Haffajee.

FlySafair flight returns to Cape Town after 'minor technical issue'

2019-04-03 11:01

A FlySafair flight from Cape Town to Johannesburg had to turn around and head back to the Mother City owing to a 'minor technical issue', according to the company.

5 questions: Safair CEO on why it is possible for an airline to be profitable in SA

2019-01-20 15:06

Safair CEO Elmar Conradie shares some views on the aviation industry in SA - especially in the low-cost sector where Flysafair operates.

Questions around FlySafair’s R4 sale officially put to rest

2018-06-28 21:45

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa has dismissed a complaint laid against FlySafair’s recent “score a 4” promotion.

FlySafair first to enable card payment for inflight refreshments

2018-02-09 20:27

FlySafair has become the first local low-cost carrier to offer card payments on all of its flights, enabling passengers to use their credit and debit cards to purchase refreshments.

FlySafair honoured for being on-time

2017-04-20 15:31

Low-cost airline FlySafair has been ranked the world’s most on-time airline by air travel intelligence specialist OAG.

How to budget for travel

2017-02-24 17:33

Low-cost airline FlySafair's CFO Pieter Richards offers some budgeting advice.

Price cut in airfares no guarantee with Acsa slashing airport charges

2017-01-05 14:12

A big reduction in airport charges due to be implemented by Airports Company SA is by no means a guarantee that airfares will go down, says an industry expert.

FlySafair hopes for a profit in second half

2016-10-09 06:30

FlySafair expects to turn a profit in the second half of this year, despite fighting a price war with key rivals in the local domestic space, says FlySafair CEO Elmar Conradie.

 

Passenger dies while boarding FlySafair plane at OR Tambo

2019-06-25 13:44

A passenger has died at OR Tambo International Airport while boarding a local flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

FlySafair vows to investigate alleged 'racism' incident on flight

2019-05-13 13:08

Airline FlySafair is investigating an alleged racism incident on one of its flights.

FlySafair makes 'precautionary' landing, warns of knock-on delay

2019-02-21 22:42

A FlySafair flight had to circle Robben Island for almost two hours to burn off fuel so it could land safely when a technical error was detected shortly after take-off, the company has said.

The Sunday Read: Safair CEO on doing 'good, honest business'

2019-01-20 09:32

Safair CEO Elmar Conradie has been with the company since 2005 when he started as chief financial officer, before taking over the reins as CEO in 2015.

Flights for kids are free on FlySafair over the school holidays – but there's a minor catch

2018-05-21 14:48

It comes with no luggage and at least some cost – but can still come in at a pretty decent saving.

FlySafair partners with consumer credit provider

2017-10-24 17:40

Low-cost airline FlySafair has partnered with consumer credit solutions provider, the RCS Group, to enable more South Africans take to the skies.

SA Rugby soars with FlySafair

2017-03-29 16:01

SA Rugby has announced that FlySafair had been appointed as the official domestic carrier for the Springboks and SA Rugby.

Being on time supports FlySafair profits - CEO

2017-01-24 18:00

Low-cost carrier FlySafair has made a profit in 2016 despite a tough trading environment, with low economic growth and an over-supply of seats on domestic routes.

FlySafair CEO: Buying Mango will keep prices low

2016-11-17 20:10

FlySafair has repeated its offer to buy loss-making Mango Airlines, with CEO Elmar Conradie saying a takeover will help it sustain lower fares for air travellers.

Low-cost airlines react to SAA, Mango 'collusion' allegations

2016-06-13 18:08

Low-cost airlines are concerned about allegations that SAA has assisted its low-cost subsidiary Mango by subleasing aircraft at a significantly discounted cost.

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