kulula.com and Virgin Atlantic Announce Interline Ticket Agreement

Johannesburg, 20 October 2015

South Africa’s privately owned low-fare airline, kulula.com (MN), has signed an interline agreement with Virgin Atlantic (VS), making booking and travel easier and more convenient than ever for travellers to South Africa.

“Our interline agreement with Virgin Atlantic now provides customers travelling on the services of Virgin Atlantic the benefit of planning and booking their trip via Virgin Atlantic and its appointed agents and issue a single ticket for their journey combining their Virgin Atlantic and kulula.com flights with the convenience of one-stop check-in and baggage transfer” says Brian Kitchin, Executive Manager, Sales and Distribution at kulula.

“We continue to look for opportunities to unlock new markets and are excited about the potential opportunities that exist to expand our airline partner network though the inclusion of Virgin Atlantic.

kulula currently operates over 400 flights per week across 14 domestic  routes utilizing a fleet of Boeing 737-800’s.

Liezl Gericke, Virgin Atlantic’s Country Manager for South Africa, adds, “We’re always looking for new ways to delight our customers and we’re pleased to be able to offer them new options to get to where they want to fly. As part of our commitment to the South African market, this partnership with kulula will allow us to open up other convenient connections from multiple destinations across the country to London Heathrow.”