Lift launches flights to Durban and expands fleet

Bookings for the Johannesburg - Durban route are set to go live on 22 September 2022 and the first flights will start operating on 26 October 2022 with 3 return flights per day. Booking dates for the Cape Town - Durban route will be confirmed in the coming weeks with flights expected to operate from November.

In addition to the new route, LIFT will be increasing its flight frequency between Johannesburg and Cape Town with up to 14 flights per day.

Travelers to or from Durban can now look forward to all the perks flying LIFT has to offer. These include complimentary snacks, coffee from Vida e Cafe, extra-friendly service from the stylish cabin crew, and flexible flight changes with unlimited penalty-free changes, no cancellation fees, and quick and easy refunds into your LIFT wallet. LIFT also offers selected dog-friendly flights making travel with your fur baby a breeze.

KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs, MEC Siboniso Duma expressed his excitement and appreciation about LIFT’s launch. “We are looking forward to LIFT’s launch and to welcoming thousands of tourists to our shores. The recent launch of Tourism Month on the 15th of September 2022 demonstrated our readiness to host visitors that have chosen to make KwaZulu-Natal their destination of choice.”

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