Following a telephonic discussion with Cemair, we believe that Fly Go-Air's operation "is no longer going". Cemair informed us that they did only 1 flight for Fly Go-Air, from Lanseria Airport to the Kruger.
Fly Go-Air flew one flight from Lanseria Airport to the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP) on the 10th December 2012. They had plans to fly to Cape Town, Pietermaritzburg and George; and also from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport to Cape Town. The airline offered meals and alcohol in-flight.
On its website you can apply for a VIP Loyalty card by giving your name and email address. Within 45 days of applying you must have paid for your first flight, and have activated the card. Every 6 flights you've flown qualifies you for a free one-way flight within the next calendar year. For one flight every 90 days your spouse can get a 50% discount. They also mention a free flight on your birthday (can it be that simple?) and access to a VIP lounge at Lanseria Airport (with complimentary beverages) for VIP Loyalty cardholders.
"The above are subject to availability and standard Fly Go-Air Terms and Conditions.
All free flights only apply to Fly Go-Air's Domestic routes.
All free flights are valid for one way, non-return flights only.
Subject to availability of seats.
*Terms and Condition's apply".
They are going to be using Bombardier CRJ100ER planes leased from Cemair.
Bookings to be taken maximum 2 months in advance. “Passengers can be assured; they will not have to suffer the same fate as those passengers who lost money on advance bookings on airlines that folded.” said Rajesh Sivsanker, Chief Executive of Fly Go-Air.
The registration number of the company is 2007/023796/07, and the company name is Fly Go-Air (Pty) Ltd.
10 December 2012. Fly Go-Air initially planned to launch flights between Lanseria and the Kruger Mpumulanga International Airport from 25 November 2012, but early in November 2012 changed the start date to 10 December 2012. You could book Lanseria to Kruger flights from R999 for travel from 10 December 2012 until 11 February 2013. The HLA=MQP flights are in the morning at 07h30, and the MQP-HLA leave at 16h00. Flights are Every day, except Saturdays its only one-way from HLA to MQP & Sundays 1-way from MQP to HLA. "While people spend their lives dreaming, I've spent mine trying to make my dream a reality and so far, I am succeeding. Any business needs support to succeed and that's all I'm asking for - a fair chance of support. Fly Go-Air will be using Lanseria as its major hub providing an alternative route for our passengers." said Reg Sivsanker, Chief Executive of Fly Go-Air. "This is a good initiative also for Mpumalanga tourism and I must say that it is a brave step that is appreciated and will be supported by the department." said the MEC for Tourism, Mr Norman Mokoena.
November 2012. The airline initially planned to launch flights between Lanseria & Polokwane from 14 January 2013, but scrapped those plans in early November 2012 (The plan was for flights to leave at 15h30 and return the next day 08h30. Flights were to be on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Friday - not Saturdays & Sundays).
3 November 2012. For the first time we noticed at the bottom of the Fly Go-Air website a logo with the words "operated by Cem Air". Does this mean that Cem Air is the company they are leasing planes from? Cem Air have a fleet of CRJ 100LR and Beech 1900 planes.
29 October 2012. The website is opened for online bookings.
7 September 2012. Fly Go-Air applies for a Domestic Air Service Licence in Class I; S1010D, air service type S1 and S2, aircraft category A1.
7 March 2012. The website flygoair.co.za is registered by Rajesh Sivsanker, Chief Executive Officer of Fly Go-Air (Pty) Ltd. The admin address Suite 3, Pietermaritzburg Airport, Pharazyn Way. The postal address is given as PO Box 165, Merrivale, 3291.
16 July 2010. Fly Go-Air applies for a Domestic Air Service Licence in classes I & II for air service type S1 and S2 in aircraft category A2; giving its business address as "3 Funnel Place, Chase Valley, Pietermaritzburg".