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Till when can I book?

17 - 21 May 2021

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When can I depart?

17 May - 31 Aug 2021

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When can I return?

Subject to availability

Flight Route Airline Cabin Class Trip Type Price from
Johannesburg - Cape Town Lift Airlines Economy One-way
Cape Town - Johannesburg Lift Airlines Economy One-way
* Please note that the prices are subject to availability and block out dates do apply over peak season.

Why fly with Lift Airlines

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Need to change your flight? No problem! Lift lets you flex their flexibility by cancelling or changing your flight without penalties. Get 100% of your ticket refunded to your Lift Wallet if you need to cancel a flight.

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Lift uses a fleet of 4th generation Airbus A320 aircraft operated by Global Aviation (Pty) LTD t\a Global Airways and is focused on improving the overall experience of flying for all its passengers.

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Top-Notch Service

They’ve got their finger on the pulse with their delightful onboard offerings of quality coffee and premier wine tastings.

Lift has already made quite a household name for itself with its recent campaign in garnering fellow South Africans to come up with a name for the airline. Their A320 planes are taking to the skies with daily flights between Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Spearheaded by Global Aviation, kulula founder Gidon Novick, and ex-Uber executive Jonathan Ayache, Lift has forged a strong team of industry experts coupled with years of experience to bring a unique and trendy offering to South African travellers.

What really sets Lift apart is its fully-flexible ticket option, allowing you to change or cancel your ticket without airline penalties, although any differences in fares and taxes will apply. Should you need to cancel your flight for any reason, your money will be fully refunded into your Lift Wallet for the next time you fly - easy as that!

Not only has Lift given its customers peace of mind with flexible tickets, but they are keeping it trendy too, kitted out by one of South Africa’s top online retailers.

Lift ensures it is a step ahead in making air travel easier and less stressful for all its customers by giving you complete control of your travels when you need it most.

Book Lift flights to Cape Town and Johannesburg!

Your ticket includes up to 7kg hand luggage. Hand luggage dimensions may not exceed 56 x 36 x 23 cm.

You may purchase additional checked luggage of 23kg per bag. Checked luggage may not exceed 90 x 75 x 43cm.

1 Checked bag - R100

2 Checked bags - R250

3 Checked bags - R450

Baggage costs and restrictions apply to adults, children and infants. Parents flying with an infant may check in 2 additional pieces of luggage for free (e.g. car seat and stroller).

Sports equipment and bicycles must be checked in.

• All passengers and staff are required to wear face masks during the flight.

• Temperature screening will be taken at the airport terminals. Anyone with a temperature of 37.5°C and higher will be denied entry and taken for further screening.

• All surfaces like security trays, check-in stations, tray tables and screens are meticulously sanitised before every flight.

• Passengers are required to maintain social distancing.

• Customers are advised to download their boarding passes to avoid queues.

• Window and aisle seats will be allocated first. Once these seats are full, middle seats will be allocated.

• Onboard HEPA filters extract more than 99% of air particles, including viruses and bacteria.

• Travellers will be required to scan their own boarding pass and hold up their passports for inspection.

Lift’s online check-in opens 2 hours before departure.

Check-in desks open 90 minutes before the scheduled time of departure of your domestic flight. Lift advises passengers to check in no later than 90 minutes before flight departure. Please note that Lift check-in desks close 45 minutes before departure.

Boarding closes 15 minutes before departure. Any travellers who do not check in or board their flight within the allocated time frame will forfeit their ticket and seat.

Lift understands the importance of serving quality refreshments to their passengers. They have teamed up with Vida e Caffè to offer you fresh, hot coffee on board. If you’re catching an afternoon flight, you can sit back, relax and enjoy their happy-hour wine tasting with wines from top South African wine estates.

Lift offers light snacks and beverages at no extra charge. Please note that all onboard catering on domestic flights has been suspended, due to current national Covid restrictions.

You may reserve your seat at the time of booking your flight, at no extra charge. Certain seat selections carry an extra charge, such as seats with additional legroom and exit seats.

Emotional support and services animals are allowed onboard free of charge and the airline must be notified at least 48 hours before flight departure.

Lift also allows small dogs to fly onboard with their pet owners. Your dog will now be able to travel in a pet-friendly carry bag placed under the seat in front of you. Only a limited number of pets are allowed to travel on selected flights‚ and a rigorous cleaning schedule is conducted between flights.

Lift currently operates the following routes:

· Johannesburg - Cape Town (daily)

· Cape Town - Johannesburg (daily)

Lift Airlines
IATA code: GE
Hub airport: OR Tambo Johannesburg
Alliance: NA
Loyalty program: NA
Inflight magazine: NA

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