CemAir has resumed flights between Johannesburg and Margate.
These flights, the only scheduled services to Margate airport, are a lifeline to holiday resort areas such as San Lameer and the Wild Coast Sun.
The only other air access is via King Shaka International Airport on the North Coast, which adds a two-hour, 200km drive to the popular family holiday areas of the lower South Coast.
According to the airline’s website, flights are currently operating on Fridays and Sundays.
5Z0602 departs from JNB on Fridays at 11h20 arriving in Margate at 12h50. Return flight 5Z0601 departs at 13h20, arriving in JNB at 14h50.
On Sundays, flight 5Z0602 departs from JNB at 14h40 arriving in Margate at 16h10. The return flight 5Z0601 departs at 16h40, arriving in JNB at 18h10.
Additional frequencies have been loaded for the long weekend in September.
For more information, visit www.cemair.co.za