kulula signs interline agreement with British Airways

Johannesburg, 6 September 2012: kulula.com and British Airways, both operated by Comair Limited, today announced an interline agreement that will provide greater convenience to customers.
kulula customers will now enjoy the ‘best of both worlds’ by  having the option of booking their journey with a combination of kulula and British Airways domestic flights, or connecting from a kulula flight onto the British Airways southern African regional network which includes Harare, Livingstone, Victoria Falls, Windhoek and Mauritius. The new agreement will also see British Airways flights between Jo’burg and PE return to the kulula website.
kulula and British Airways domestic and regional flights can now be combined on a single ticket and will be available through multiple distribution channels.
Customers who are members of the British Airways Executive Club or any oneworld® participating carriers’ frequent flyer programme will continue to earn loyalty points when booking and flying with British Airways.
“kulula is dedicated to continuously improving its product offering and customer experience. This agreement will provide our growing customer base with additional choice, a streamlined booking process and greater convenience,” said Erik Venter, CEO Comair Limited.

Note to editors:

  1. kulula is spelt with a lowercase ‘k’.


About kulula.com:

For the past decade South Africa’s first low-fare airline, kulula (from the Zulu word meaning ‘easily’), has pioneered a new way of flying, making it affordable for anyone to fly. Owned by Comair Limited, the 66-year-old JSE-listed aviation company, kulula is proud to be the only independent low-fare South African airline accredited with IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit), the global safety benchmark that enforces rigorous airline safety standards. kulula has been rolling out its Boeing 737-800 (189 seats) fleet upgrade plan since 2010 and operates over 366 flights a week across 12 domestic routes. 

For more information about kulula and its various offerings, including affordable holiday packages, the kulula mobi site and online check-in service, visit www.kulula.com. Become a kulula fan at www.facebook.com/iflykulula or follow us on twitter (http://twitter.com/kulula)

Distributed by:
Mariaan Christian
Account Manager
Atmosphere Communications
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On behalf of:
Erik Venter
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Cell: 082 805 2688
Email: Erik.venter@comair.co.za