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AIR TRAVEL : 1time Flights from Lanseria Better for Domestic Passengers


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1time AirlineÂ’s long awaited maiden flight from Lanseria International Airport took off earlier this month, a move which is set to provide a welcome alternative to domestic passengers.

The airlineÂ’s daily flight schedule from Lanseria will serve Durban and Cape Town, and will include two flight arrivals and departures each morning and afternoon/evening.

Lanseria Airport Will Give Increased Options to Domestic Passengers

1timeÂ’s Commercial Director, Mike Bond notes that this additional airport will increase the options available to its domestic passengers.

“1time’s decision to offer flights from Lanseria International Airport has intrinsic convenience factors for existing and new customers, as the airport is in close proximity to Pretoria and several Johannesburg suburbs. Thus, its location will benefit a wide range of people, as it will ensure that our passengers now have the option of a suitable alternative to OR Tambo International Airport.”

Lanseria Flights Financially Beneficial to 1Time

Bond adds that commencing flights from Lanseria will also benefit 1time financially, as the airport offers lower operating costs compared to OR Tambo International Airport, and it also allows the airline the maximise its current asset base.

Lanseria is a privately owned international airport, and offers a host of charter services as well as both domestic and international flights from recognised airways, which now includes 1time. It is close to the business hub of Sandton, and is less than 50km from Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Bond concludes that 1time plans to expand the services it offers from Lanseria in the near future.

“We are confident that our customers will eagerly embrace the opportunity to fly with us from Lanseria, and that our Durban and Cape Town routes will quickly match the popularity of those from OR Tambo International Airport. This success will subsequently allow us to increase the number of flights on the two existing Lanseria routes, and add additional routes from the airport to other destinations in South Africa and Africa.”

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