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Why fly with Fly Blue Crane

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Service Excellence

Fly Blue Crane offers all passengers a selection of complimentary meals, hot and cold beverages onboard, a service no longer offered by many low-cost carriers.

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Affordable

Fly Blue Crane came in as a competitive low-cost airline to service a much-neglected South African domestic route network, they also offer massive discounts for children.

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Professional

Apart from the fast and friendly on board staff, the airline is also headed by the fierce and focussed Siza Mzimela, (former SAA CEO).

Fly Blue Crane launched as one of the first hybrid domestic & regional carriers in South Africa and took to the skies as a project piloted by former SAA CEO, Siza Mzimela.

Spreading its wings across South African skies officially from the 01 September 2015, with OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg as its base of operations. Fly Blue Crane routes currently include five South African cities, namely Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Kimberly, Mthatha and Johannesburg.

Offering premium service, at affordable fares, you can now book Fly Blue Crane flights with Travelstart.

Fly Blue Crane is an affordable breath of fresh air to those who commute between Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Kimberly, Mthatha and Johannesburg who would otherwise have to pay premium pricing for air travel or use alternative time consuming and uncomfortable means of transport.

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If you’re travelling with your children, Fly Blue Crane offers you special rates. Infants (from new born to 24 months old) can fly for free when travelling with their parents, while children (between the ages of 2 and 11) are eligible for 50% off on the price of an adult fare.

Baggage policy Passengers of Fly Blue Crane are able to take advantage of free baggage allowance within the following criteria:

Adults:

One free checked bag weighing up to 20kg One piece of hand baggage weighing up to 7kg plus one small handbag or a slim line laptop sized bag. Extra bags can be purchased online at a discounted rate of 30% up to 24 hours prior to flight departure.

Children aged 2 – 11

One free checked bag weighing up to 20kg plus a collapsible pushchair and car seat (the collapsible pushchair and car seat shall not be carried into the cabin but placed in the hold of the aircraft). One piece of hand baggage weighing up to 7kg plus one small personal bag. Extra bags can be purchased online at a discounted rate of 30% up to 24 hours prior to flight departure Infants younger than 24 months.

One free checked bag weighing up to 10kg plus a collapsible pushchair and car seat (the collapsible pushchair and car seat shall not be carried into the cabin but placed in the hold of the aircraft). One piece of hand baggage weighing up to 7kg. No additional bags may be purchased.

There are also standard fees for additional and overweight baggage. Sporting equipment can be carried within the free baggage allowance applicable to the air fare.

Online check in for all Virgin Atlantic flights opens 24 hours before the scheduled departure and loses 70 minutes before. It’s the easiest and most convenient method that will save you a lot of time.

Virgin Atlantic also has a wide range of check-in options to suit almost every need including:

Mobile check-in,

Mobile App,

Mobile boarding pass,

Kiosk check-in

Twilight check-in

Disney Springs check-in and Hong Kong special.

Please check your booking confirmation for more details specific to your trip.

Fly Blue Crane currently provides low cost flying options to passengers looking to travel to and from 3 primary routes, namely:

Bloemfontein – Johannesburg (OR Tambo Airport)

Kimberley - Johannesburg (OR Tambo Airport)

Cape Town - Johannesburg (OR Tambo Airport)

Bloemfontein – Cape Town

Kimberley – Cape Town

Mthatha – Johannesburg (OR Tambo Airport)

Note: All flights to and from Johannesburg are only available from OR Tambo Airport

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IATA code: 7B
Hub Airport: OR Tambo International Airport
Inflight magazine: FlyBlue

The information on this page is correct as of date of publishing. While every effort is made to keep information as fresh as possible, Travelstart takes no responsibility for any of the information being out of date or incorrectly noted.

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