Mango Airlines SOC Ltd. is a state-owned South African low-cost airline. Mango currently operates flights to Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and many other destinations across South Africa. Mango is based near Johannesburg at OR Tambo International Airport and is a subsidiary of South African Airways. Formed in 2006, Mango has quickly become one of the success stories of African Aviation. The airline has a fleet of four matched new generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft with seating capacity of 186 passengers and offers a purchase on-board service for snacks and drinks. With a vibrant Orange colour scheme and a passion for making low cost flying fun, Mango also prides itself on being a major part of making domestic air travel available to more ordinary South Africans.
The Mango Airlines fleet includes Boeing 737-300 and Boeing 737-800.
Mango Airlines mainly flies within South Africa, including to destinations such as Cape Town, Durban, George, Bloemfontein, Johannesburg, East London and Port Elizabeth. As well as this, the airline flies one international flight to Zanzibar.
|South Africa||Bloemfontein||Bram Fischer International Airport|
|Ciudad del Cabo||Cape Town International Airport|
|Durban||King Shaka International Airport|
|Johannesburgo||OR Tambo International Airport|
|Lanseria International Airport|
|East London||East London Airport|
|Port Elizabeth||Port Elizabeth Airport|
|Tanzania||Zanzibar||Zanzibar International Airport|
Passengers on Mango Airlines flight are given a free carry-on baggage allowance of 7kg, with a maximum size limit of 36 cm x 23 cm x 56 cm. In addition to this, Mango Airlines passengers are allowed to bring a personal item with them on the plane, such as a handbag, laptop or a small rucksack.
Passengers on Mango Airlines flights are given a free checked baggage allowance of 20kg, unless they're flying on Mango plus, in which case they're given 30kg of checked baggage.
Passengers can purchase additional baggage for their Mango Airlines flight, however, no single piece of baggage is allowed to weigh more than 32kg.
Mango Airlines passengers can check-in for their Mango Airlines flight online by visiting the Mango Airlines online check-in page.Mango Airlines online check-in is available from 24 hours up until two hours before the scheduled departure time of the flight. If a passenger makes a modification to the booking and their flight is departing in 24 hours or less, they will have to check-in at the airport for their Mango Airlines flight.
Passengers can check-in for their Mango Airlines flight by visiting the Mango Airlines check-in counter at the airport that their flight is departing from. Check-in opens two hours before the scheduled departure time of the flight and closes 40 minutes before.
Alternatively, passengers can use the self-service check-in kiosks to check-in for their Mango Airlines flight at the airport of departure. Self-service check-in opens 12 hours before the scheduled departure time of the flight and closes 40 minutes before.
Mango airlines currently only offer one class in its cabins; economy class. Their aircraft has recently been updated, giving new and improved seats with greater legroom. However, this is currently only available on select aircraft as it is slowly being rolled out to all planes in the fleet. Passengers can opt to select a seat for their flight for a small fee.
MangoTV is the airline's in-flight entertainment system. Passengers can enjoy a range of different entertainment, including travel shows, news, sport and more, available to watch on shared screen in the aisle of the cabin. Each passenger is given a pair of headphones, which they can plug into their seat for audio.
Mango offers a wide range of snacks and drinks. From fresh sandwiches to crisps, nuts and chocolate, the airline has something for passengers who are looking for a light bight or something to nibble. In addition to this, the airline offers a variety of beer, wine spirits, hot and soft drinks.
South African Airways Voyager members can redeem SAA Voyager miles with Mango, but are not yet able to earn SAA Voyager miles with Mango. No other SAA Voyager benefits, such as additional baggage, upgrades or lounge access are applicable when using SAA Voyager miles to pay for a Mango flight.
Mango Airlines will join Star Alliance as a Connecting Partner in the third quarter of 2016. Star Alliance is the largest global airline alliance by passenger count. Star Alliance's 27 member airlines operate a fleet of about 4,000 aircraft, serve more than 1,000 airports in 194 countries and carry 637.6 million passengers per year on more than 18,000 daily departures.
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Star Alliance Star Alliance is the leading global airline network, which has 27 member airlines. Star Alliance was founded in 1997 with the five founding airlines: Scandinavian Airlines, Thai Airways International, Air Canada, Lufthansa and United Airlines. The alliance has grown considerably now to airlines which fly to 1,321 airports and 193 countries, carrying 637 million passengers every year. Being a member of Star Alliance may help you get discounts on Mango ticket prices, so check which alliance your airline loyalty program is with before you book a flight with Mango.
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.
25 marzo 2020
Mango Airlines is continuing to offer domestic flights within South Africa. The airline previously stopped flying to its one international destination, Zanzibar, Tanzania after a government travel band but it will remain operating all flights internally within South Africa as normal.