South Africa’s national carrier, South African Airways is not only the direct airline to the country but also, its today’s lowest fares booked are surprisingly cheap.
For instance, the airline stated on its website that the cheapest flights to Johannesburg from Bulawayo was sold at 587 USD (Please inquire if taxes are exclusive or inclusive) for January 2011. Now considering the level of services provided by South African Airways, the standard as well as convenience, the fares are not that bad at all.
Another announcement on the South African website is of flights to Cape Town from Munich that closed at 635 EUR for January 2011. These rates are the direct selling prices of the airline and if you have had an advance reservation or you call a South African Airways agency there are even greater chances that you will end up finding an even cheaper flights to South Africa.
From the beginning of the year, other prominent airlines, in demand for flights to South Africa include Qatar Airways, Emirates, KLM, British Airways and Air France. While among the low cost carriers, Afriqiyah Airways, Royal Air Morocco and Royal Jordanian are worth mentioning.
Also, Kenya Airways is a tough competitor that has it all, a good reputation as well as cheap flight fares. This airline operates flights via Nairobi.
Ethiopian Airline is also an African Airline and to be honest with you, it the one carrier that always has something available. No matter how busy the season is, eventually you will get a seat on it. Situation with Air Zimbabwe is quite the same.
Conclusively, for 2011 best flights to South Africa are with the new and rising airlines.