Flights are the most used and the best way to reach South Africa. There are a plethora of direct and connecting flights linking this majestic African country to most of the major locations across the globe. It has an especially good network of airways with Europe.
Flights are the only choice but a great choice for Indian tourists looking forward to spend their holidays in South Africa. There are only two airlines that offer direct flights for transportation to the country from India. These are Jet Airways and South African Airways. These flights can be boarded from the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport located in Mumbai which takes you to O.R. Tambo International Airport located in Johannesburg, South Africa. In addition to these, there are also some connecting flights to the country flying from many major cities of India, such as that of Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Varanasi and Lucknow. These flights usually land at Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport or Cape Town International Airport. British Airways, Swiss Airlines, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic and KLM are some of the airlines that offer in direct flights to South Africa, besides more. These flights usually have stoppages at Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Nairobi etc.
Biggest Airports in South Africa: O.R. Tambo International Airport located in Johannesburg and Cape Town International Airport located in Cape Town
Major Airlines Connecting India to South Africa: The major airlines offering flights from India to South Africa are South African Airways, Jet Airways, British Airways, Swiss Airlines, Emirates, Virgin Atlantic and KLM. Besides these, there are some more airlines offering these services, which include Qatar Airways, Air France, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Malaysia Airlines.