Surely causing more wings to flap is the news that domestic travellers now have another fabulous option in cheap flights with Fly Blue Crane, launching its latest route from Mthatha (UTT) in the Eastern Cape to Johannesburg (JNB) from 5th October for as little as R799 a ticket!

Making the announcement on Tuesday, Eastern Cape Transport MEC Weziwe Tikana called the latest low-cost airliner ‘a game-changer’ as the airline plans offering competitive prices for flights normally costing around R3,000.

Book your wonderfully cheap flight to Mthatha with Fly Blue Crane now and travel in an Embraer Regional Jet 145 along with 49 other passengers in comfort with the latest in technology, modern design and excellent service. And check-out your free luggage allowances. Mondays to Fridays, you can take a flight at:

Depart                                    Arrival

Mthatha         : 07h55           O.R. Tambo   : 09h10

Mthatha         : 17h55           O.R. Tambo   : 19h10

Depart                                    Arrival

O.R. Tambo   : 06h20          Mthatha          : 07h30

O.R. Tambo  : 16h20          Mthatha          : 17h35

There’ll be one return flight on Saturdays and Sundays.

Theunis Potgieter, Chief Commercial Officer for the airline said Fly Blue Crane is responding to what customers travelling between Johannesburg and Mthatha have always wanted: the enhanced convenience of frequent flights through high on-time performance, commitment to consistent service excellence and highly competitive fares”.

The airline successfully launched in September last year with routes to Kimberley, Bloemfontein, between Kimberly and Cape Town and Cape Town and Bloemfontein with all flights offering cargo services. ‘Fly Blue Crane’ isn’t stopping with this latest route but has plans for additional routes to various destinations in Southern Africa.

“All the planned new services are in line with Fly Blue Crane’s regional ambitions that we articulated at the time of our launch last year. Our aim in the coming years is to make air travel an altogether better, convenient and more rewarding experience in the entire Southern Africa sub-region,” Potgieter said.

In addition business people and regular flyers save even more by utilising services with Fly Blue Crane’s partners and the convenience of booking everything at once.

  • First Car Rental has lower rates for Fly Blue Crane passengers.
  • Hollard Travel has travel insurance at an affordable price with added options.
  • The Kimberley Club Boutique Hotel with its interesting history offers 25% ‘off the rack’ rate plus free airport transfers to Fly Blue Crane passengers.
  • TRAVAIL – Co-work/Lounge – located in the Melrose Arch Precinct in Johannesburg, you’ll save 10% when reserving your business lounge space that’s convenient, luxurious and designed specifically for hassle-free business affairs.

Contact Fly Blue Crane on 087 330 2424 or even better, get your Fly blue Crane Flights online with us, for the best flight experience.