Connecting the coasts: CemAir kicks off new weekly Margate - Cape Town route

2017-03-14 09:32 - Louzel Lombard Steyn
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Cape Town - Going from the East to West Coasts of SA is now easier than ever, as commuter and regional carrier CemAir has just launched a new route connecting Margate Airport and Cape Town International Airport via Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route. 

Taking off on Wednesday, 15 March, the airline will offer a weekly departure on a Thursday morning at 09:00 from Margate Airport which will connect through Plettenberg Bay and on to Cape Town. From Cape Town, again connecting through Plettenberg Bay the Flight will arrive in Margate on a Wednesday evening at 17:30.

The flight will initially be serviced in Cemir’s Beech 1900D aircraft with a single rotation per week with a view to growing capacity and flight frequency as popularity for the service grows.

The introduction of flights to and from the Cape further demonstrates CemAir’s commitment to the South Coast community as we continue to work together to build business and tourism in this spectacular part of South Africa, the airline says. 

A one-way ticket will cost anywhere between R2 250 and R2 700. 

This is what the full  flight schedule looks like (keep in mind the route has a stop-over in Plett) - 

This is what the Margate - Plettenberg Bay schedule looks like - 

CemAir’s also offers daily flights between Margate and Johannesburg, as well as between Bloemfontein and George on the Garden Route. 

SEE: CemAir announces flights between George and Bloem

CemAir is a member of IATA and an established scheduled airline operator currently flying from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein, Margate, Sishen and Plettenberg Bay as well as between Cape Town and Plettenberg Bay and between Bloemfontein and George and Bloemfontein and PE.

The company was established in 2006 and owns a fleet of 22 aircraft of Bombardier CRJ’s, Beech 1900D’s and Bombardier Dash 8.

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