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FlyCemAir

flycemair flightsFurther increasing competition for cheap domestic flights in South Africa, yet another airliner is taking to the sky with affordable flights. FlyCemair falls under the secure umbrella of CemAir, a privately owned company that successfully launched in 2005 as a licensed domestic and international scheduled and non-scheduled air carrier.

FlyCemair currently touches down in Bloemfontein, George, Margate, Plettenberg Bay and Sishen with flights commencing in early October from Bloemfontein to Port Elizabeth, a much welcomed route for business people. Ticket prices include airport departure and security taxes and passengers feel like royalty when flying with FlyCemair, comfortable and relaxed while reading Sky News the airlines in-flight magazine. Passengers have nothing but praise for the airline that provides exceptional service, on-time arrivals and departures, friendly pilots and staff, an enjoyable snack and refreshment and eliminates driving by touching down in smaller towns.

Having compared hundreds of thousands of flights each year we have compiled some vaulable information below to give you an indicaiton of the best priced Cemair flights during the year. So, next time you FlyCemair remember when the cheapest flights are on offer.

FlyCemair One-way Routes Flights Prices

Route Direction Code Price Travel dates
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
One-way
JNB – BFN R1 128 16 Apr
Flights from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg
One-way
BFN – JNB R1 198 22 Apr
Flights from Johannesburg to Margate
One-way
JNB – MGH R1 213 18 Apr
Flights from Margate to Johannesburg
One-way
MGH – JNB R1 376 7 Sep
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town
One-way
PBZ – CPT R1 574 3 Aug
Flights from Port Elizabeth to Bloemfontein
One-way
PLZ – BFN R1 632 12 Apr
Flights from Bloemfontein to Port Elizabeth
One-way
BFN – PLZ R1 632 5 Apr
Flights from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay
One-way
CPT – PBZ R1 777 11 Apr
Flights from Bloemfontein to George
One-way
BFN – GRJ R1 791 26 Apr
Flights from George to Bloemfontein
One-way
GRJ – BFN R1 791 17 Jun
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Johannesburg
One-way
PBZ – JNB R1 926 28 Mar
Flights from Sishen to Johannesburg
One-way
SIS – JNB R2 078 6 Apr
Flights from Johannesburg to Plettenberg Bay
One-way
JNB – PBZ R2 277 13 Apr
Flights from Cape Town to Margate
One-way
CPT – MGH R2 688 28 Mar
Flights from Margate to Cape Town
One-way
MGH – CPT R2 690 19 Apr
Flights from George to Johannesburg
One-way
GRJ – JNB R3 056 16 Apr
Prices based on live searches up till 28 Mar 12:00 and are subject to change.

FlyCemair Return Routes FlightsPrices

Route Direction Code Price Travel dates
Flights from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein
Return
JNB – BFN R2 196 28 Mar to 16 Apr
Flights from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg
Return
BFN – JNB R2 366 12 Apr to 22 Apr
Flights from Johannesburg to Margate
Return
JNB – MGH R2 574 18 Apr to 24 Jun
Flights from Margate to Johannesburg
Return
MGH – JNB R2 629 19 May to 27 Dec
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Cape Town
Return
PBZ – CPT R3 173 29 Mar to 22 Apr
Flights from Bloemfontein to Port Elizabeth
Return
BFN – PLZ R3 179 5 Apr to 17 Apr
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Margate
Return
PBZ – MGH R3 416 3 Apr to 2 May
Flights from Cape Town to Plettenberg Bay
Return
CPT – PBZ R3 507 30 Mar to 20 Apr
Flights from Bloemfontein to George
Return
BFN – GRJ R3 552 22 Apr to 17 Jun
Flights from George to Bloemfontein
Return
GRJ – BFN R3 552 17 Jun to 24 Jun
Flights from Plettenberg Bay to Johannesburg
Return
PBZ – JNB R4 115 28 Mar to 6 May
Flights from Cape Town to Margate
Return
CPT – MGH R5 350 28 Mar to 3 May
Prices based on live searches up till 28 Mar 12:00 and are subject to change.

FlyCemAir Baggage Allowances

Baggage allowances differ for various routes but no single piece of baggage weighing more than 32kg will be accepted and will be transported separately as cargo.

Checked Baggage:

Passengers are entitled to take 2 pieces each weighing no more than:

O.R. Tambo/Sishen Airport: 12kg together.

O.R. Tambo/Bloemfontein: 31kg together.

O.R. Tambo/Margate/Plettenberg Bay/Cape Town: 21kg together.

The above allowances comprise both gate checked and checked baggage.

International Passengers:

Passengers arriving or departing on international flights are entitled to an extra 10kg free checked baggage providing their international/regional flight is within 3 days of their ticketed FlyCemair flight, of which proof is required to qualify for the additional allowance.

Infants:

Passengers travelling with an infant aged 0 to 2 years are entitled to take an additional 10kg for the infant. Car seats and prams are allowed but are not part of the free checked baggage allowance.

Cabin Baggage:

Passengers may take unchecked personal items as cabin baggage weighing no more than 6kg and no larger than 56x36x23cm in diameter.

Classified as personal items:

  • A handbag, purse or pocket book
  • One foldable garment bag with dimensions of no more than 185cm
  • An overcoat, blanket or wrap
  • An umbrella or walking stick
  • A small camera or binoculars
  • Reading material for the flight
  • Food for infants during the flight
  • A carry cot or infant basket
  • A portable PC contained in an applicable bag for the PC only that may not be activated without permission from the flight crew
  • A mobile phone that may not be activated during flight

Excess Baggage:

Baggage in excess of the stipulated checked baggage allowance will be subject to additional baggage charges and only taken on a standby basis, space permitting. The cost for excess baggage is ZAR25.00 per kg and passengers can purchase excess baggage online or at the airport when checking in. Perishable items are not accepted for standby baggage. Excess baggage is only loaded once the flight has closed and the Captain has received authorisation, but passengers can to ensure their excess baggage flies with them, book an extra seat with an additional 80kg baggage allowance, this must be arranged through the CemAir reservations office.

Sports Equipment:

Passengers may take appropriately packed sporting equipment with a handling fee of R250.00 per flight and prior notification with the airline a must.

FlyCemairs Fleet

  • The Bombardier CRJ takes 50 passengers and 3 crew members and flies at a maximum speed of 860km ph and cruises at 785km ph.
  • The Bombardier Dash 8-Q300 takes 50 passengers and 4 crew members and has a maximum speed of 545km ph with an average cruise speed of 480km ph.
  • The Bombardier Dash 8-100 takes 37 passengers and 3 crew and flies at a maximum speed of 497 km ph, cruising at around 440km ph.
  • The Beechcraft 1900D aircraft take 19 passengers and 2 crew members and flies at a maximum speed of 525km ph with an average cruise of 455km ph.

FlyCemAir Check-In:

Passengers must produce a photo ID to check-in and infants or children under 16 without an official government issued ID photo can use their birth certificate or if under five years old, their vaccination certificate. At O.R. Tambo check-in counters are located in Terminal B, counters B143/B144 while at Cape Town, Margate, Plettenberg Bay and Sishen airports, check-in counters are situated in domestic departures.

Passengers can conveniently check-in online at www.flycemair.co.za, select their seat and print their boarding pass 48 hours prior to flight departure. This facility is available at all airports except Sishen Airport. Passengers travelling with no check-in luggage may proceed directly to the boarding gates.

Check-in counters open 90 minutes before scheduled departures and close 45 minutes prior to departure at O.R. Tambo and Cape Town International airports. Plettenberg Bay and Margate close 30 minutes before departure.

To maintain their on-time departures, passengers are requested to proceed directly to the boarding gates once checked in.

Unaccompanied Minors (UM):

Confirmation for unaccompanied minors must be made 3 days prior to flight departure. Minors are classified as children aged between 6 and 12 years, any child under the age of 6 is not permitted to travel without an adult.

  • The UM must be in possession of the completed UM form.
  • Travel documents for the UM must be in a secure bag and handed to the ground agent when checking-in.
  • Only one UM is accepted per flight.
  • UMs must be checked-in by an adult guardian who must provide photo identification, contact information and the relationship to the child.
  • On arrival FlyCemair agents will check photo identification and contact information before releasing the UM to the guardian who is predetermined in the UMs reservations documents.

For further detailed information on UMs, check the website or contact FlyCemair at +27 11 395 4473.

Flying with your Pet:

Only domestic cats and dogs are accepted on FlyCemair flights as checked luggage. All other types of animals will travel as unaccompanied cargo. The airline adheres to the strictest standards when dealing with your beloved animals ensuring them comfort and safety during flights.

  • Flights with animals must be confirmed within 24 hours of departure.
  • A certificate for Rabies including the completed Animal Indemnity Form must be presented on the travel date.
  • Unaccompanied animals must be collected and delivered from FlyCemairs head office when travelling from or to Johannesburg.
  • Animals must travel in carriers with the correct dimensions and specifications but passengers can also hire carriers from the airline.
  • The airline permits small animals (less than 32kgs including container) to travel in the cabin, provided other passengers dont object and the animal remains in its carrier for the entire flight.

To avoid disappointment go to the website and check Pet Container Specifications and Requirements or contact the airline on +27 11 395 4473 if uncertain.

FlyCemAir Frequent Flyer Programme:

Regular passengers should join the airlines SKYREWARDS frequent flyer programme, earning miles every time they fly with FlyCemair. Miles earned can be used for a free Reward ticket for the passenger or someone else of their choice. Theres no cost in joining but members must be 18 years or order with a unique email address. Once passengers have reached 10,000 miles theyre eligible for their permanent SKYREWARDS card. Miles are determined by distance flown and the fare cost. For example if you fly from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein on the low Super Promo fare, youll earn 118 miles but if youve flown on a Premium ticket, youll earn 413 miles.

Passengers will soon be able to earn miles with their SKYREWARDS programme when flying with FlyCemairs airline partner, Proflight Zambia on routes from South Africa to Zambia or within Zambia.

Payment

Passengers can pay for their tickets online with their credit card (secured by Paygate), at Cemairs ticket office with cash or credit card when booking your Cemair flight here with us. Payment must be made within the following time limits to secure your booking with your booking reference number:

  • 24 hours of booking when travelling within a month
  • 6 hours of booking when travelling within 4 days
  • 6 hours of booking when travelling in less than 4 days
  • 1 hour of booking when travelling within 24 hours

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FlyCemair Airlines Route Map

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Cemair flies to the following airports within South Africa

  • Jo’burg – O R Tambo International (Johannesburg, city of gold)
  • Margate
  • Port Elizabeth
  • George – George Airport (between Knysna and Mossel Bay)
  • Cape Town – Cape Town International (The mother city)
  • Kathu (Sishen)
  • Bloemfontein
  • Pletternberg Bay

FlyCemAir Contact Information:

Ticket Reservations:

Tel       : +27 (0) 861 236 247

Email  : tickets@cemair.co.za

Head Office:

Tel       : +27 (0) 861 236 247

Email  : info@cemair.co.za

Bloemfontein Office:

Tel       : +27 (0) 81 736 8473

Email  : bloem@cemair.co.za

Margate Office:

Tel       : +27 (0) 39 312 0769

Email  : margate@cemair.co.za

Plettenberg Bay Office:

Tel       : +27 (0) 81 279 1178

Email  : plett@cemair.co.za.

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