Airlink is a South African airline that flies regionally in southern Africa and offers many domestic flights within the country.
The airline is primarily based at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, where it offers over 10 different South Africa domestic routes from. This includes flights to destinations such as Port Elizabeth, Sishen, Upington, Richards Bay, Polokwane and more.
Airlink has a secondary base at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, which is the main airports to fly into when visiting Kruger National Park. Airlink offers domestic flights to and from Kruger Mpumalanga from destinations such as Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Livingstone, Skukuza and Vilankulo.
Overall, Airlink offers over flights to and from over 15 different airports within South Africa, making it one of the most well-connected domestic airlines in the country.
Federal Air is a small regionally airline that offers both scheduled passenger and charter flights within South Africa and beyond.
The airline is based at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, from where it operates the majority of its services from, both domestically and internationally.
The airline flies to many smaller airports and airstrips, some of which are only available through charter flights. For example, a Federal Air charter flight is the only option to reach the Madikwe Game Reserve by air.
FlySafair is a low-cost airline based at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, with secondary hubs at Cape Town International and King Shaka International Airport.
The airline operates only domestic flights and flies between seven airports in six different destinations within South Africa, including Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, East London, George and Port Elizabeth.
Kulula is a domestic South African airline that is famous for its bright green 'Flying 101' airline livery.
The airline is a great choice if you're looking to fly between major domestic airports within South Africa, with daily flights between its hub at OR Tambo International Airport and Cape Town International Airport.
Kulula has both of its major bases in Johannesburg and flies to seven different airports within South Africa overall.
Mango is a government-owned airline that operates low-cost services throughout South Africa, with additional connections to Zanzibar.
Mango's stripped-down service is a great choice if you're looking to fly between major airports within South Africa on a budget.
The airline is based at OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg but also flies many services from Cape Town international too. Overall, Mango flies domestically between eight different South African airports.
South African Airways
South African Airways is the flag carrier of South Africa and offers hundreds of daily flights, whether they be domestic, international or intercontinental.
The airline only flies to four airports in South Africa — OR Tambo International, Cape Town International, King Shaka International and East London Airport. However, it's a great airline to use if you're flying into South Africa from an international destination and want to get a connecting domestic flight to another major South African airport straight after.
South African Express
South African Express is a domestic and regional South African airline that operates to eight South African destinations, as well as a small number of international destinations.
Thanks to its strategic alliance with South African Airways, South African Express is a great alternative to the country's flag carrier. South African Express flies to many of the smaller South African airports that South African Airways doesn't. Plus, it offers many different options from the airports that both airlines do fly to.