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Make a Kulula reservation and find some amazing deals with discounted Kulula tickets at Alternative Airlines, sometimes simply known as Kulula, (from the Nguni languages of Zulu and Xhosa, meaning It's easy) is a South African no-frills airline Kulula currently operating on major domestic routes.


The airline's main hub airports OR Tambo International Airport and Lanseria International Airport, both just outside of Johannesburg.


The airline is currently headquartered at Bonaero Park, Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. Kulula.coms parent company is Comair, an airline also based in South Africa operating scheduled services on domestic services as a British Airways franchisee.


From June 2013, serves the following destinations; Cape Town, Durban, East London, George and Johannesburg.

Kulula currently serves their routes using Boeing aircraft, including Boeing's 737-400 and 800 series. They previously operated using Boeing's 737-200 series and McDonnell Douglas MD-82's. The livery for Kulula's become very distinctive for it's brightly coloured and often humorous aircraft livery. One of their aircraft, known as Flying 101, is covered with a legend describing the different parts of the aircraft.





Kulula flights entitles you to 1 free checked bag weighing up to 20kg and one piece of hand baggage weighing up to 7kg plus a slimline laptop bag or small handbag.


For anything more, you can simply purchase extra bags online at a discounted rate or at the airport.


Any bag weighing between 20kg and 32kg will incur a heavy bag fee at the airport.





12th September 2017 and British Airways (operated by Comair) lauded at the Business Traveller Africa Awards and British Airways (operated by Comair) are proud to announce that they were successively named Best African Low-Cost Airline ( and Best African Regional Short-Haul Airline (British Airways (Operated by Comair)) at the 6th annual Business Traveller Africa Awards, which was held in Sandton on Friday 1 September.

Voting for the winners comprised of a number of sources within the South African business travel industry, including ASATA member travel agents, the African Business Travel Association’s corporate travel buyers, the broader business travel industry and an astute panel of judges, led by SA Tourism Chief Marketing Officer, Margie Whitehouse.

“We’re truly delighted to receive the award for Best African Low-Cost Airline for the third consecutive year and we are especially pleased to have won it in the same year that celebrates its 16th year of existence within the South African airline industry. When we launched the brand back in 2001 we wanted to make air travel more accessible to leisure travellers and it is a fantastic accomplishment to receive an award slanted more towards the business travel market, as it shows that can play equally strong within both markets,” says Shaun Pozyn, Head of Marketing, Customer Experience and Loyalty at and British Airways (operated by Comair).


“On another note, we are equally proud to have received the award for Best African Regional Short-Haul Airline for British Airways (operated by Comair) as we continually strive to widen our African footprint by flying our customers to more destinations in Africa, whilst offering our signature British Airways hospitality onboard,” he adds.

Launched in 2012 in association with Business Traveller Africa magazine, the awards ceremony is an annual event on the South African tourism and travel calendar, which covers all aspects of business travel, including the four main areas, which consists of hotels, airlines, car rental and travel management, along with other categories related to the travel industry and its various service providers.

“Receiving these awards are very encouraging as they are proof that both our offerings to travellers and travel-buyers are on par when customers are looking for maximum value for their budget. In the spirit of tourism month in September this is a positive sign that we are successfully growing the domestic tourism industry by making travel easy, accessible, affordable and exciting.”

“ and British Airways are incredibly proud of all the South African winners and nominees and we look forward to celebrate #WeDoTourism in the month to come,” concludes Pozyn.




16th August 2017


Schweet sixteen for’s green flying machines

Today, we’re truly excited at, because Mzanzi’s most fun airline, will be celebrating its Schweet 16thBirthday. At 16 there’s no doubt that we are the coolest teen on South Africa’s airline strip and to get the party started we’d like to spread the love by giving away 160 000 Avios points, plus two car-hire vouchers from Europcar and Tempest to one wander-lusting fan, every day for the next 16 days.


Just as our name suggests it will be super “easy” for fans to get their hands on the 160 000 Avios points, which converts into R9 500 worth of travelbank credit on and together with some shiny wheels from our car partners they will be able to make their next trip to somewhere exotic a proper celebration.


All South Africans are eligible to enter and doing so is simple. Just wish a happy #kululaSchweet16 on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Instagram and sign up to our fanmail on the site. A wish from one deserving fan each day, could be all it takes to win a share of the over 2.5 million up for grabs in Avios that will turn any South African’s wildest travel wish into a reality.

“Just 16 years ago, revolutionised air travel in South Africa by making flying much easier and more affordable for customers, and we’ve come a seriously long way since our first flight. Every now and again it’s good to look back to a time when you were the newcomer and appreciate how you’ve earned your stripes to be the leader in the South African low-cost airline sector. We’re proud of the how has evolved and matured since pushing the boundaries and we intend to continue doing so, even if we’re now 16 and a bit more grown up,” says Shaun Pozyn, Head of Marketing, Customer Experience and Loyalty.


“We encourage fans to celebrate with us, so don’t hold back on those #kululaSchweet16 wishes and if you’re not a fan then you should sign up for our fanmail on” The competition will run every weekday from Wednesday 16 August until Wednesday 6 September.  Be sure to add the hashtag to your message to be eligible to win.


“The sky is the limit in terms of the amount of wishes that one fan can send, so get your engines fired-up and ready for lift-off!”




Route Map 



Popular Routes


Johannesburg    Cape Town 


Johannesburg    George


Johannesburg   East London 


Johannesburg   Durbs 






The Fleet


Boeing 737-400






Boeing 737-800 










Tambo International Airport 

HUB Airport


O. R. Tambo International Airport is a major international airport in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa] near the city of Johannesburg. It serves as the primary airport for domestic and international travel to/from South Africa and is Africa's busiest airport with a capacity to handle up to 28 million passengers annually with non-stop flights to all continents except Antarctica.Airlines that fly from and to Tambo International Airport include British Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways.







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Kulula is the value for money carrier based in Johannesburg, South Africa operating flights to domestic and regional airports. Kulula flights Kulula is a wholly owned subsidiary of Comair and has it’s HQ at Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport.Comair has been in the aviation business for over 60 years and is in fact the South African franchisee fo British Airways. Kalula has been flying since 2001 and was a pioneer in the value for money aviation sector bringing air fares down and offering affordabl travel to everyone. Since then Kulula has added and taken away airports from it’e network as demend dictaed and the current route network covering five airports in S. Africa- Johannesburg International, Johannesburg Lanseira, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth. Three international routes are operated to Windhoek-Namibia, Mauritius and Harare in Zimbabwe. If your journey involves a transfer between two seperate flights please ensure there is enough connection time as airlines will not accept any responsibility for the consequenses of missed connections! Kulula consistently offers very low fares and also have promotional fares from time to time which are available to book through this website. To keep fares low Kulula offers typical low cost model with a basic fare and everything else being at extra cost. Another plus is that Kalula allow a FREE checked baggage allowance of two suitcases weighing no more than a whopping 23 kgs, one piece of carry on baggage up to 7kgs is also free, gratis and for nothing. Kalula South African Flights Kulula and parent Comair have been around a few years and has built a solid reputation as a reliable low cost airline offering a good schedule and competitive fares. It has to be said that our research does show Kalula to generally more expensive that it’s two Los Cost competitors. However for your money Kalula will allow you can take certain sports equipment free of charge (subject to space) and such equipment will be considered part of your free 23 kgs checked baggage allowance. Luggage/sports equipment over 23kgs free limit will be charged for as excess baggage. this a really good deal for sports fans as very few scheduled airlines and even fewer Low Cost carriers will allow sports equipment to be carried free of charge. So, the fares can be higher but if the 23 kgs free baggage allowance and the carriage sports gear is important Kalula may just be the airline for you.

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