Comair is now open for new bookings with, however, planes will only begin flying again from 1 December.

“Flights will be available for sale via our website ( We will open for ticket sales with British Airways (operated by Comair) in due course,” said a statement from the airline.

Don’t forget to print your Health Declaration forms! (See details below)

The SLOW Lounges will also reopen on Tuesday, 1 December 2020, with the exception of SLOW XS at Lanseria International Airport.

The re-introduction of kulula flights on the domestic network is the first phase of Comair’s ramp up to full operations over the next few months. British Airways domestic and regional flights will re-open soon as will kulula flights from Lanseria.

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According to Glenn Orsmond, representing the Comair Rescue Consortium, Comair will initially operate a fleet of fifteen aircraft across both airline brands gradually increasing as the remainder of the fleet returns to service over the next few months.

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Which routes will be operating from December 2020?

The airline will be operating all domestic routes, with the exception of the Durban/Cape Town and Lanseria routes, which will be added as more aircraft become available.

Catering on board has been halted in line with the necessary health and safety regulations to curb the spread of COVID-19. “Pre-packed meals and snacks will be offered to limit the exchange of hands and to limit the exposure of potentially contaminated crockery and cutlery to our customers and employees,” says the airline.

Flight protocols & documents – What you need to know

“Comair strongly recommends that passengers arrive at the airport at least 2-hours ahead of their scheduled flights.”

Delays are expected with regards to access to the terminal due to screening by the Port Health Authority, before being permitted to access the airport terminal.

Customers will be required to have the following, when flying with or British Airways (operated by Comair):

  • Face Mask
  • Printed/Electronic Boarding Pass (phone or tablet)
  • ID or Passport
  • Health Declaration for flights in South AfricaA form from the Department of Health. Each return flight passenger will need to PRINT 2 COPIES. One copy is given to the Port Health Authority agent at the entrance to the airport terminal for departure, the second copy will be used for the return flight.

Customers will forfeit their tickets as a result of denied or delayed entry.