FlySafair, a low-cost airline that is wholly-owned by Safair, was founded in August 2013 and originally intended to begin operations in October 2013. However, they were halted from beginning their services as rival carriers pointed out that they weren’t 75% locally-owned. FlySafair restructured their ownership and on October 16, 2014, had their inaugural flight, and now flies to 7 destinations in South Africa.
The Johannesburg, South Africa-headquartered FlySafair’s company slogan is “For The Love Of Flying.” Our FlySafair reviews look into the airline’s details and their official website to learn more about their services.
According to FlySafair reviews, FlySafair connects to 7 airports, has 44 daily flights, 1,404 flights per month, 9 Boeing aircraft, and 675 employees. Mr. Elmar Conradie is the Executive Director of Finance of Safair (Pty) Ltd.
The airline has hubs located at Cape Town International Airport, OR Tambo International Airport, and Lanseria International Airport. As of August 2016, FlySafair has a fleet size composed of 6 Boeing 737–400 and 3 Boeing 737–800. Meanwhile, view a list of the destinations of FlySafair here in this link.
What Users Have to Say
The 7 FlySafair reviews on Airlinequality gave FlySafair 9 out of 10 stars.
G. Tamson from Switzerland wrote that he had a “Very smooth booking and online check in process; fast baggage drop at PLZ. Ground staff extremely helpful and friendly. Boarding fast and without delay. Left PLZ in time. No frills airline so did not expect free food/entertainment, beverage service fast and ok. Seats width and backrest tilt ok, legroom could be more. Arrival in time.” Overall, FlySafair reviewers were impressed with the airline’s efficiency, prices, and “great service.”
On their home page’s search engine, one can book flights, check-in online, and manage their bookings, just like in other airlines’ websites. Also, people can check their flight status. FlySafair extended their services to car rental services and hotel accommodations, both of which you can arrange from the page and from the icons or links further below the screen.
With their punctuality record or on-time performance displayed at the upper left hand portion of the page – currently at 93.67% – FlySafair also clearly signposts their contact details on their website.
Food and drinks are sold in flight in FlySafair’s buy-on-board program. The airline also supplies their monthly magazine In Flight.
Several of the airline’s services ensure the protection, well-being, and cater to the individual flight preferences of their fliers. Among such are pre-selected seats, priority boarding, travel protection, cancellation upgrade, first car rental, lounge access, and more.
- Website URL: http://www.flysafair.co.za/
- Contact number: 087 135 1351
- Contact Email: http://www.flysafair.co.za/about-us/contact-us
- Head Office Address: Johannesburg, South Africa
People rated FlySafair highly on almost all criteria, saying that they received great treatment despite it being a low-cost or no-frills airline. Checking in and boarding with them was quick, planes had wide legroom, and their cabin crew and airport staff were friendly. Even the airline’s website was easy to use and when exchanging experiences, reviewers discovered that many other of FlySafair’s passengers had similar positive experiences.
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