update (11 Sept 2013): Mango will operate its second flight per week between Johannesburg and Zanzibar on Saturdays. The airline will launch flights to the spice island on 21 September 2013.
update (10 Sept 2013): According to Wolfgang, Mango will add a second weekly flight between Johannesburg and Zanzibar and even got the permission granted to add a third weekly flight between the two destinations. Flights to Kilimanjaro might also be in the pipe! We'll keep you posted!
After eight months of successful charter operations in cooperation with AfricaStay, South African low-cost carrier Mango launched its own scheduled flights between Johannesburg and Zanzibar. Flights will initially operate on Tuesdays, with an additional frequency expected to be added later in the year. Tickets are already on sale; the launch fares start from R2880 all inclusive.
Mango, or Mango Airlines, is a state-owned South African low-cost airline and a subsidiary of South African Airways. The airline operates domestic scheduled budget services from its main base at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Zanzibar is Mango's first international destination.