Port Elizabeth - The Eastern Cape has become one of low cost airline Mango’s fastest growing network areas.
Since its first daily frequency between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth and Cape Town and Port Elizabeth in 2012, the airline has seen significant growth in the area with four weekly flights between Johannesburg and George added in late 2013 and up to 200% growth in 2013/14 capacity between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth underlining Mango’s commitment to the area.
To date the airline has carried in excess of 460 000 Guests to and from the Garden Route.
“Load factors are encouraging,” said spokesperson Hein Kaiser.
Mango market share between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth has grown from just over 6% to 19.5% over the last 12 months and between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth the airline’s market share grew by more than 20% from 2% to 22.8%. Johannesburg-George saw growth of just more than 3% from 6.4% to 9.5%.