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SAA stops Durban, Cape Town flights

Oct 06 2010 09:59 James-Brent Styan

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Johannesburg – South African Airways will stop all its flights between Durban and Cape Town.

Its low-cost airline Mango will serve the route in future.  

Traffic between Durban and Cape Town is largely limited to tourists and it is price sensitive, SAA spokesperson Fani Zulu told Sake24.com. It makes more sense to leave the route to Mango, which can compete with other low-cost airlines.

According to an agreement with Mango, SAA passengers will earn Voyager miles and will also receive other benefits – like in-flight meals – on these flights.

SAA CEO Siza Mzimela said the airline wants to employ Mango more efficiently, so that SAA planes are available for routes in Africa.

The African routes are the airline’s most profitable and SAA wants to expand its capabilities on the continent. But SAA does not plan to withdraw from the local market, Mzimela added.

- Sake24.com

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