FLIGHT REVIEW: South African Airways – Cape Town to Nelspruit

Carrier: South African Airways (Codeshare with Airlink)

Flight Number: SA8663 – Departing 10:00am

Duration: 2 hours and 35 minutes

Class: Y- Economy

Configuration: 2-3 Economy class

Check in experience:
With a group check to assist with overweight luggage the check-in process was quick and efficient.
On time performance:
The flight took off on time and arrived on time.

Seat/Cabin conditions:
With a total of 83 seats in economy class, the seats were standard size expected for an economy domestic flight. As the flight was not full, passengers were able to spread out allowing extra room. The toilets were not overly clean.

Standard service for an economy flight, with a drink and small meal served on board shortly after take-off.

There was no on board entertainment systems as it was a short domestic flight. There was an inflight magazine to read.

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Kate Webster

Kate Webster is a travel journalist - travel writer and photographer who travels the globe in search of vivid imagery and compelling stories that capture the essence of the places she visits.

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