A newcomer to the South African aviation industry is set to launch its inaugural service on September 1, offering flights between OR Tambo International Airport, in Johannesburg, and Bloemfontein, Kimberley and Nelspruit.
Fly Blue Crane would, during its launch phase, operate 50-seater Embraer Regional Jet 145 aircraft in a single-class configuration, offering 30 weekly flights between Johannesburg and Bloemfontein, 18 weekly flights between Johannesburg and Kimberley and 12 weekly flights between Johannesburg and
“Fly Blue Crane is positioned to deliver on what customers want: the enhanced convenience of frequent flights through high on-time performance, commitment to consistent service excellence, advanced online technologies that will make the booking and travel process fuss-free and, of course, highly competitive fares,” said CEO Siza Mzimela.
COO Theunis Potgieter added that the airline was poised to become “an African aviation innovator” by responding to market needs and implementing insights from global travellers that had revealed that customer value was not based on low pricing alone, but also in areas such as consistency, frequency, professionalism and reliability.
“Fly Blue Crane’s customers can look forward to a fresh approach to air travel, which blends the best of both worlds without compromising on premium service,” he said.
Fly Blue Crane would open for bookings at 19:00 on August 25.