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FlySafair


518 reviews
Headquarters: Northern Perimeter Road Bonaero Park, Kempton Park 1619 South Africa 011 27 87 135 1351 Website
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Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday
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It was my 1st time flying FlySAfair and I did not know what to expect. I must say I was pleasantly surprised , their seats were great with descent leg room and the airhostess were friendly and accomadating. Would definitely fly them again .

Domestic Economy Cape Town Central - Johannesburg
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday
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Managed to get a free seat between myself and my daughter. Lovely flight, no hassels, friendly staff.

Domestic Economy Johannesburg - East London
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
14 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday
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Good pilots and staff with easy check in and comfortable seating and 23 kg luggage checked in and 7 kg Hand ——A good low cost airline

Domestic Economy Durban - East London
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Centurion, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday
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Nothing to complain about, as expected it was a great experience. We flew to Cape town for our wedding anniversary.

Domestic Economy Lanseria - Cape Town Central
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Bengaluru, India
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday
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Having learned from my flight Johannesburg to Cape Town, I made sure I boarded last. Otherwise much of the same, except that one of the cabin crew entertained us by cleaning her fingernails whilst seated for landing - disgusting!!! My feed back to FlySafair which was in detail did not go into any detailed answer just stated that I should...

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Domestic Economy Cape Town Central - Johannesburg

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Bengaluru, India
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday
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This was the first time I tried a low cost airline outside of India where low cost airlines operate superbly. its a shocker to cut it short - aircraft is old, the crew - cabin crew that is on this flight less then friendly and the Big Bang came when I realised that I had booked the worst seat on...

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Domestic Economy Johannesburg - Cape Town Central

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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
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I have used Fly Safair multiple times and always pleased with the service provided. They are very punctual and the planes are neat and tidy. They are very competitive with their prices and great value for money. They making travel easier within South Africa.

Domestic Economy Lanseria - Cape Town Central
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South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
623 reviews
197 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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The chief stewardess had these long pointed false nails that must have been 3cm long. While sharp objects are strictly banned from airlines, obviously Safair should check their staff nails.I actually found it totally offensive to see those nails

Domestic Economy Johannesburg - George
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Cape Town, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago
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Our flight with Safair was the cheapest option, but with good service. Flight was on time without any hicups. Maybe better arrangements could be made to check in groups. From Cape Town it took us more than an hour and a half to check in 35 passengers. Back was quicker

Domestic Economy Cape Town Central - Durban
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Ballito, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago
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On time, clean, professional, value for money. No frills. Excellent service. Pay for extras if needed

Domestic Economy Durban - Johannesburg
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“Pre-check in to get the best seats and skip ques.”
TyronH26, 15 Oct 2018 | Read review
“Avoid prepared food .The snacks are fine”
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“Make a booking a few days in advance - then you can do an online check in and miss out on the queues”
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About FlySafair
FlySafair (FA) prides itself in being South Africa’s foremost low-cost air travel company. FlySafair is a subsidiary of Safair, one of Africa’s most renowned specialist aviation organizations. The airline began scheduled operations in 2014 with flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg. Today, in addition to Cape Town and Johannesburg, it also provides affordable flights to Durban, East London, George, and Port Elizabeth. Boeing 737-400 and 737-800 aircraft are used on all routes.
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