Mango (airline)

Mango is a South African low-cost airline headquartered and based in Johannesburg and a subsidiary of South African Airways.


Mango was founded in 2006 by South African Airways as a low cost airline to come to companies such as Kulula and 1time in direct competition can. The original project name was Tulca (short for The Ultimate Low Cost Airline, GV " The ultimate low-cost airline " ), this shortcut is now also her call sign.

For the start of flight operations on 15 November 2006, the ticket sales began on 30 October 2006. Initially flights were sold for 169 Rand, which at that time represented about 50 % of the price of competitors.

Mango had with as of July 2010 in South Africa with a market share of 17%.


Mango flies from OR Tambo International Airport and Lanseria International Airport to Cape Town, Durban and Bloemfontein and Cape Town to Durban and Bloemfontein also.


As of July 2013, the fleet of seven aircraft consists of mango with a mean age of 13.1 years: