A World class airline collaborates with South Africa’s best

The national carrier of the UAE, also known as one of the world’s leading airline Etihad has partnered with South Africa’s best low-cost airline kulula to offer Etihad passengers a seamless travel experience when flying to South Africa. Etihad passengers can fly to our domestic routes which include Cape Town, Durbs, George and East London.

The benefits available to Etihad passengers on our domestic routes include the following:

When getting ready for take-off

You can check in with ease and obtain your boarding pass:

  • online, on Etihad’s website (using Etihad’s reference) or on the kulula website (using the kulula reference)
  • at the airport check-in counter
  • Check-in closure times to be viewed at the operating carrier’s rules apply

Baggage rules:

  • checked baggage – the baggage allowance is indicated on your ticket. If this is exceeded the operating carrier’s rules apply
  • For hand baggage – operating carrier’s rules apply

Lounge Access

Etihad frequent flyer members and/or business class passengers travelling on kulula operated services do not qualify for slow lounge access.

On Board

kulula operates a single cabin and has an onboard menu with a selection of snacks and beverages available for purchase by using your credit/debit card only. Note: We no longer accept cash payments.