When the route launches, it will make United the largest U.S. airline serving South Africa, following last year's launch of a seasonal nonstop route to Cape Town. And yet, also in South Africa, an established partnership is looking to do just that. Simple Flying first reported in July 2020 that former Comair CEO and Kulula.com founder Gidon Novick was planning to launch a new South African low-cost carrier by the end of the year. The winning pick will receive free flights for a year. Leverage your professional network, and get hired. Kulula-founder Gidon Novick will launch a new airline later in 2020 and has invited South Africans to name the new carrier. South Africa has just announced a new airline, and it's turned to its citizens to help find a name. List of airlines of South Africa. South Africa has just announced a brand new airline that is set to start running domestic flights towards the end of the year, and instead of hiring a… King Shaka International in Durban will be added to the domestic route at a later stage. The airline, which has drawn inspiration from Uber, is … The new entity describes itself: Lift is a new kind of airline with a different and more flexible operating model which uses technology to… That’s when Lift’s website will open its virtual doors and allow folks to secure a seat for the service’s maiden flight. Posted in: Blog. UAE-based carrier Emirates has temporarily stopped services to New York due to unfavourable weather conditions, while services to South Africa and Sao Paulo have been suspended in view of COVID-19-related travel restrictions. The name of the new airline is expected to be announced within the next week, with its first flights planned before the festive season. South Africa’s brand-new airline, Lift Airlines, is set to launch before the end of 2020 and has found its name thanks to an overwhelming response from the public to it’s naming competition. Jump to navigation Jump to search. All in all, now seems a very challenging time so start a new airline. This is a list of airlines currently operating in South Africa. The new low-cost carrier will at first fly between OR Tambo International and Cape Town International. This comes exactly a month before Lift will start operating in earnest on 10 December 2020. South Africa’s new “Uber” airline … Today’s top 55 Airline jobs in South Africa. Following several attempts to salvage its 86 year old national carrier, South African Airlines, the South African government has initiated the recreation of a new national carrier from scratch, due to recurring issues of mismanagement, bankruptcy, and liquidation of SAA. South Africa’s new airline to Lift off soon. The new airline is planning to launch domestic Airbus A320 flights between Johannesburg and both George and Cape Town on December 10, 2020. South Africans can expect a new low-cost airline to Lift off by December 2020. MIAMI – South African aviation enthusiasts and travelers are celebrating the launch earlier today of the country’s newest airline.LIFT Airline (GE) flew its inaugural flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town (with one flight flying each way) using two of its fleet of three Airbus A320-231 aircraft. Lift is a new airline in South Africa. South Africa’s new airline service is opening bookings for flights this week, specifically on Tuesday, 10 November. New Airline jobs added daily.