Edgars provides 10% Mango Flight Discounts
It's possible to achieve a 10% discount on Mango flights by using your Edgars card. Use your account number to get the discount, but then pay with your normal credit card, as there's an 8% charge for using your Edgars card.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has disappeared in the South China Seas. Without any distress signal being sent, the airline vanished off the radar screen.
SAA & Etihad Codeshare
South African Airways & Etihad have applied to the Competition Commission to collaborate on pricing, scheduling and marketing in flights between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi, and onward.
Mango April 2014 Flight Specials
April 2014 is filled with landmines for those looking to book cheap flights: school holidays ends, and there are 2 long weekend public holidays. Choose the wrong days to fly, and you're going to pay through your nose.
SAA Flights from Johannesburg to Cape Town
South African Airways operates more flights on the Johannesburg to Cape Town flight route than any other airline, with 127 flights a week.
Mango Senior Citizens Special to June 2014
The Mango Airlines senior citizen flight special has been extended until June 2014, and you can now make your booking on their website (which gives me that feeling that, since they've gone to the effort, it may be extended again).
Mango offers cheapest Flights to Baba Indaba
The Baba Indaba takes place in Sandton from the 28th March 2014, and Mango Airlines is offering the cheapest flights to get there (unfortunately fares are slightly elevated because of the start of school holidays).
Kulula Specials in May 2014
A list of the best Kulula flight prices on each day in May 2014. Prices are already elevated on some routes on the long weekend after the 1st May Workers Day public holiday.
Do Not Travel to Egypt
South African Tour Operators have advised against travelling to Egypt, including the Sharm el Sheikh resort town.
Mango Sale + Qatar Airways Sale
Double header : Mango Happy Day sale and a Qatar Airways flight special are running on the same day. Up to 20% off international flights with Qatar Airways, and domestic flight deals with Mango.
Qatar Airways increases Johannesburg Flights
Qatar Airways are increasing their flight frequency from Johannesburg to Doha from daily to 10 flights a week, and introducing a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the route.
Kulula Flights from Cape Town to OR Tambo
Kulula operates 45 flights from Cape Town to OR Tambo International Airport, each week. All are in B737-800s, with the highest frequency on Thursdays (8) and the lowest on Saturdays (4).
Avis Chauffeur Ride Competition
Win an all-expenses paid trip to Cape Town and a chauffeur-driven bicycle for the Pick 'n Pay Argus Cycle Tour.
SAA Promo Code
When doing your South African Airways booking type in the promo code mentioned in the article to get an extra 5% off your flight, only until the 8th March 2014, and only for flights to New York and Washington; from CPT, DUR or JNB.
Kenya Airways's 1st B787
Kenya Airways are receiving their first of 6 Boeing 787s on the 4th April 2014. In addition, they're getting a B777-300ER in May. Fleeting up nicely with new, fuel efficient aircraft.
Qatar Airways flight special
Save up to 20% on Qatar Airways international flights. Flights must be booked by the 6th of March 2014.
First Car Rental's Send a Selfie Competition
Post a selfie in aid of SA's The Rhino Orphanage and win great prizes.
Free Ice-cream Package for each Cruise Booking
Every cruise booking with us this week gets a free ice-cream package, which entitles you to 10 ice-creams on cruises from Durban and from Cape Town, on the MSC Sinfonia or MSC Opera.
MSC Opera Cruise - got Engaged
Naledi wrote to tell us how she got engaged on an MSC Opera cruise, and is now (unsurprisingly) planning her next trip, with 10 friends.
Flights from Cape Town get more Comfy
Following the success of their free lounge at OR Tambo International Airport, Standard Bank has set up a pop-up lounge at Cape Town International Airport, which provides free coffee, free shoeshine, free wifi and free power.
Johannesburg to London with Ethiopian Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines is increasing its Addis Ababa to London frequency to daily from the 8th July 2014, thus creating more 1-stop flight options from Johannesburg to London.
Kulula Promo Code for Cape Marina
The Marina Apartments in Cape Town are offering a 20% discount for Kulula fans - just type in the promo code "Kulula when you do your booking".
Fastjet caters for Travel Agents
Fastjet Airlines have set up an online portal for South African travel agents whereby they can log in and manage and make bookings for clients.
Kulula from CPT to Lanseria
Kulula Airlines is the original operator of Cape Town to Lanseria flight, and have more recently been joined by Mango Airlines on the route. The competition between the 2 airlines has resulted in relatively low airfares compare to Cape Town to OR Tambo flights.
Holiday in Thailand with Etihad
From the 26th October 2014, Etihad Airways is launching flights to Phuket, Thailand; thus providing another options for South Africans wanting to holiday in this beach resort town.
SAA Flights to India
South African Airways' extensive coverage of flights to India is achieved through its codeshare partners in South Africa and India : Jet Airways, Airlink, SA Express and Mango Airlines
Turkish Airways launches Pisa Flights
From the 26th June 2014, Turkish Airlines is commencing 4 flights a week from Istanbul to Pisa.
Mango Vouchers for Delayed Cape Town Flights
Mango Airlines flipped a bad situation on its head - flight was delayed, and there were profuse apologies by the skipper. And then they followed up by sending discount vouchers to the overjoyed passengers.
MSC Sinfonia says Goodbye to Durban
The MSC Sinfonia has said her final goodbyes to Durban, as she set sail on the 1st March 2014, heading for Cape Town. It's only the MSC Opera visiting South Africa in the 2014/2015 season.
Air Mauritius posts a Profit
Air Mauritius's era of profitability under the leadership of Andre Viljoen, previous Chief Executive of South African Airways, continues. The airline reported a profit in the first 9 months of its 2014 financial year, although load factors were down a bit.
Kulula Cape Town to Johannesburg
If you're in a rush, then opt for Kulula flights from Cape Town to Lanseria International Airport ahead of CPT to OR Tambo, as they're 5 minutes faster.
Etihad may Fly to Edinburgh
Etihad Airways are considering starting flights to Edinburgh from 2015, in competition to the existing flight route offered by Qatar Airways.
Kulula Cape Town Humour
Gotta love the humour Kulula Airlines injects into situations. The airline is a national treasure, and we are very proud of it. Check out this video of their skit after landing.
Mango Flights to Lanseria
Test your travel knowledge - if you're on a flight with Mango Airlines to Lanseria Airport, where have you flown from?
Durban Flight Views
As you fly into Durban's King Shaka International Airport, enjoy the views of the little resort towns peppered along the coast.
Europe Cruise Package Deals
Now's the time of year to be booking cruises for the European summer. Options from Amsterdam, Rome and Venice.
Skukuza Departure Times Adjusted
SA Airlink have adjusted their departure times for flights from Skukuza to leave slightly later for Cape Town and Johannesburg, so as to allow for a morning safari on the day of departure.
Cheapest Flights on Human Rights Weekend
Mango Airlines are offering the cheapest flights from Durban to Johannesburg, and Shosholoza Meyl the cheapest overland trip. City to City is the cheapest coach bus.
Orange Flights from Cape Town to Johannesburg
Nanette tells us about how as Discovery members her and her husband find value in Mango Airlines, especially appreciating their on-time performance and friendly "orange" staff.
Qantas Airlines to Cut Costs
Qantas Airlines is going on a retrenchment exercise, in a bid to cut its costs to that of its competitors. It was just last week that the airline announced that it was terminating its codeshare with South African Airways.
British Airways 2015 Specials
The Proteas collide with the best that the West Indies have to offer, at the Sahara Stadium in Durban. So book a BA flight to Durban that departs on the 16th of January 2015, as it often pays to prepare in advance (especially if fuel prices rise again by as much as they have over the last 12 months).
Swaziland Airlink's New Look
Zandi Maseko has been hired by Swaziland Airlink to be their new brand ambassador, which involves photos of her being on billboards and advertisements.
Mango Airlines Flight Specials
Time for our weekly Mango Airlines flight specials. They've shortened from the usual 36 hours to just a 12 hour special, so you'd better act fast. The pick of the week is the special from Cape Town to Bloemfontein.
Potential Strike at Air Namibia
Air Namibia's staff and management have reached a deadlock in wage negotiations, and there's the possibility of a strike breaking out.
Kulula Car Rentals
It's not that well known, that it's often cheaper to book your car rentals via the airline you're booking your flight with. Here's a look at what Kulula has to offer in the way of car hire, through their partnership with Europcar.
Hertz launch their improved website
Hertz has launched their new website, which features improved usability and a more user friendly design.
Comair flights delayed as a result of fuel shortage
There have been fuel shortages at Cape Town Airport as a result of supply issues with Chevron. Despite Comair's best efforts to ferry fuel to CPT in their planes, they still ran short and a couple of flights were delayed.
SAA Relaunching Durban to Cape Town Flights
After a more than 3 year hiatus, South African Airways are considering relaunching their flights from Durban to Cape Town. It caught the entire market by surprise when the stopped flying the route in November 2010.
Kulula Bike Transport
The Argus Cycle tour is a mammoth logistical challenge. Here are Kulula's rules for transporting bicycles to Cape Town for the event.
Europcar Sandton Hotel branch resumes operations
The Europcar Sandton Sun Hotel branch has resumed operations.
Mango Airlines to Bloemfontein
Vanessa wrote to tell us how Mango Airlines safely transported her Grandmother from Cape Town to Bloemfontein, for a family reunion: "No words can describe how thankful we are for you taking so much care of one of our most loved ones!"
Eastern Cape : Photos of Jeffreys Bay
Esme sent us some sublime photos of Jeffreys Bay - the Gamtoos River, the bridge to the Ferry Hotel and a spectacular sunset.
SAA Direct flights to Hong Kong
South African Airways operates daily direct flights from Johannesburg to Hong Kong in their Airbus A340-300s
Mango voted as having Best Flight Specials
Mango Airlines have been voted by our readers as having the best flight specials in South Africa. There was a particular strong turnout in their favour amongst those younger than 30.
Head in Clouds on Mango Flight to Durban
Click through the link to see the photo Nomfundo shared with us : "This is one of my favourite pics I took while on a Mango flight home to Durban. Thanks to Mango's affordable prices I always have my head in the clouds".
Kulula Baggage Allowance Limits
Five tips for beating Kulula's baggage allowance - from wearing extra clothing to having a Kulula credit card.
Mango Air Hostess is Bride on Top Billing
Reena tells us how she flew Mango from Durban to Cape Town, and was impressed by the friendliness of the cabin crew - subsequently she recognised one of the crew as a bride featured on Top Billing.
fastjet flight specials from Johannesburg
Fastjet are running a flight specials of R1,600 on its JNB to Dar es Salaam flight route. They claim to be at R3258 cheaper than the nearest other option (only SAA also fly the route).