Review of British Airways (Comair) flight Johannesburg Cape Town in Economy

Flight BA6417
Class Economy
Seat XX
Aircraft Boeing 737-400
Flight time 02:10
Take-off 06 Jun 16, 12:50
Arrival at 06 Jun 16, 15:00
MN 14 reviews
East African
Published on 31st March 2017
Hi all,

Here is a quick 737 comparison on Africa's busiest route between a legacy and a LCC.
I'm very stupid because I could have bought an extra luggage allowance on line at a discounted fare (zar 270) even though at the airport it was only zar 350.

Check in done in no time and hassle free SA security that allows pax to go airside with bottles of liquid over 100ml.

As the boarding gate was at ground level, we were bussed to a remote stand for a fairly loaded flight.

25 yo
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Crew welcomed us with smile and the cabin is the typical BA cabin on its former B734. It was clean, comfortable but old school.

The new kid on the block: FlySafair
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UM A320 grounded here for a while now
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Complimentary hot lunch got served quickly as soon as we reached the cruising altitude. Crew were proactive and open to chat.

Comair network
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Chicken, cereals bar and sweet, Appletizer only as I was driving after.
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Descent and landing on time, exactly what was expected.

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TAAG 777
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No wait at the reclaim belt which helped to pick up the rental car faster and drive down to Cape Agulhas which can be seen below on the bonus


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Verdict

British Airways (Comair)

6.9/10
Cabin6.5
Cabin crew6.5
Entertainment/wifi5.5
Meal/catering9.0

Johannesburg - JNB

7.0/10
Efficiency6.5
Access7.5
Services6.5
Cleanliness7.5

Cape Town - CPT

7.5/10
Efficiency7.5
Access7.5
Services7.5
Cleanliness7.5

Conclusion

BA operated by Comair:
Pitch and cabin ok, crew average, entertainment great with the nice weather, hot meal at lunch time... what else do you need?

JNB:
Clean, efficient and modern.

CPT:
The best airports in Africa

Thanks for reading

Information on the route Johannesburg (JNB) Cape Town (CPT)

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