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Flights to Cape Town
Thomas Cook Airlines will introduce direct flights between London Gatwick and Cape Town from December 15, 2016. Their new service will be the only direct service between Cape Town and London Gatwick. Three weekly return flights will be available between the two airports, flights will be operated on a Sunday, Monday and Thursday. The the airline will only operate these flights from the 15th of December 2016 until the 20th of March 2017.
The ever increasing number of budget routes to Cape Town, has made the city one of the most attractive and easily accessible cities in South Africa.
The low-cost airline industry has shown great advances in the recent months, and the number of airlines operating routes between Cape Town and Johannesburg has increased dramatically.
As competition increases with the local airlines, so will the daily number of flights offered between the major cities.
At the moment, Cape Town airport is the destination of 200 domestic flights from Johannesburg alone, during any given week. This number is always increasing as the need for travel becomes greater, and the ease at which it can be done increases.
Daily flight numbers range throughout the week with Mon-Wed boasting 56 flights, Thurs-Fri having 58, Sat at 43 flights and Sun coming in at 55 flights.
A great initiative has led to an additional airport accommodating flights to Cape Town International.
Residents of Pretoria will be able to fly out of Wonderboom Airport to Cape Town International as early as August 2015. The airport, roughly 15km’s North of Pretoria will provide alternatives from OR Tambo International Airport, and send direct flights to Cape Town.
Flights to Cape Town
Get cheap flights to and from Cape Town to a wide range of destinations
both locally and abroad. Some of the airlines that you can book your
flights to cape town with are:
Cape Town, also known as the Mother City, is one of
South Africa's top tourism destinations boasting attractions such as Table Mountain and
the V&A Waterfront. Bask in the sun on one of our world-renowned beaches or
party all night long by joining in the buzz nightlife on Long Street.
Must-do activities range from taking the cable car
up Table Mountain to experiencing the local Cape Malay Cuisine in the Bo-Kaap.
The best fish and chips can be found in Kalk Bay which is a delightful South
African fishing village on the False Bay coast just a 30 mins drive from Cape
Town. Kalk Bay has a protected little harbour full of brightly painted wooden
One cannot forget the wine route with wine estates
in Constantia, Stellenbosch as well as Franschoek which is located just outside
the city. Well-known estates are Spier and Nederburg wines.
Booking Flights to Cape Town means that you will be landing at Cape Town International airport, which has recently been upgraded to accommodate the surge of visitors to the city during the FIFA World Cup.
The Cape Town International airport was opened in 1954,
and has since become the third busiest airport in Africa. The initial years of
the 21st century saw incredible growth in the airport, and air traffic peaked
at 8.4 million passengers per annum in 2004. Construction of a second runway is
set to begin at the end of 2014, to allow the landing and take-off of larger
Getting to and from the airport is also easy with available car hire and taxi transfers to and from your hotel. From Cape Town you can book direct flights to Johannesburg,
Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate, but most locals will let you know that you can experience more than one season in one week. The city is also known for the Cape Doctor which is the strong South Easterly wind that blows through the city; it blows away pollution and cleans the air. The South-Easter is caused by the South Atlantic high pressure cell which sits off the southern tip of Africa over this period, resulting in the many clear, sun-filled days which visitors find so appealing.
With Cape Town being one of the most popular destinations in South Africa, it is no wonder that there are many hotels &
guest houses in and around the city to chose from. These establishments range anywhere from a simple backpackers or hostel in the middle of Long Street in the CBD, to 5 star luxury hotels overlooking the Camps Bay ocean front. Some of the more famous hotels in Cape Town such as The One & Only and the Mount Nelson Hotel, have created an aura of luxury and class around them and are top on the list of luxury hotels to visit.
Cape Town has a Mediterranean climate, but most
locals will tell you that you can experience more than one season in one
week. The city is also known for the Cape Doctor which is the strong South
Easterly wind that blows through the city; it blows away pollution and cleans
the air. The South-Easter is caused by the South Atlantic high pressure cell
which sits off the southern tip of Africa over this period, resulting in the
many clear, sun-filled days which visitors find so appealing.