Federal Airways

 

Directly into MalaMala Game Reserve: Federal Air operate a twice daily shuttle service between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and MalaMala Game Reserve.

Check in for this flight will be open from 07:00. Passengers must be checked in at the Federal Air kiosk by 09:45 latest to connect onto this flight. Passengers must be checked in at the Federal Air departure lounge by 10:00 latest to connect onto this flight.

Reservations for Federal Air flights to and from Johannesburg and MalaMala Game Reserve should be made directly with Federal Air or through MalaMala Game Reserve Central Reservations.


Daily – O.R Tambo (JNB) to MalaMala

  • Departure between 10:30 and 11:30 with estimated arrival at MalaMala between 11:30 and 13:00.Check in for this flight will be open from 07:00. Passengers must be checked in at the Federal Air kiosk by 09:45 latest to connect onto this flight. Passengers must be checked in at the Federal Air departure lounge by 10:00 latest to connect onto this flight.
  • Departure between 12:30 and 13:30 with estimated arrival at MalaMala between 14:30 and 15:30. Check in for this flight will be open from 07:00.Check in for this flight will be open from 07:00. Passengers must be checked in at the Federal Air kiosk by 11:45 latest to connect onto this flight. Passengers must be checked in at the Federal Air departure lounge by 12 noon latest to connect onto this flight.

Daily – MalaMala to O.R Tambo (JNB)

  • Departure between 11:00 and 11:30 with estimated arrival at OR Tambo latest 13:00. Important – Please note this flight can depart anytime between 11h00 and 11h30. This is done to accommodate guests departing from various camps / lodges, therefore we recommend no domestic connections for flights departing before 15:00 from Johannesburg and no international connections permitted for flights departing before 16:30 from Johannesburg.
  • Departure between 12:30 and 13:00 with estimated arrival at OR Tambo latest 15:30. Check in for this flight will be open from 07:00. Please note this flight can depart anytime between 12h30 and 13h00, this is done to accommodate guests departing from various camps / lodges, therefore we recommend no domestic connections for flights departing before 17:00 and no International connections for flights departing before 17:50.

Rates*20162017
Adult rate (age 12 and above)ZAR 4 450.00ZAR TBA
Child rate (aged 11 and under)ZAR 3 500.00ZAR TBA

*Rates: Nett per person one way including airport taxes, passenger taxes and VAT


Cancellation fees:

  • 30 – 15 days: 15% cancellation fees apply to all reservations cancelled between 30 and 15 days prior to travel.
  • 14 days – day of travel: 100% cancellation fees apply to all reservations cancelled within 14 days prior to travel.
  • All shuttle departure times are a guide only and are subject to change.
  • Federal Air offers a shuttle service and NOT a scheduled service, therefore times and routes may vary from day to day depending on actual bookings.
  • Federal Air reserves the right to include technical stops en-route due to operating conditions at the time, which is in the interest of safety and at the sole discretion of the Captain.
  • Federal Air cannot be held responsible or liable should incoming flights be delayed resulting in passengers missing their shuttle connection to MalaMala. Federal Air will endeavour to assist them on a later departure subject to seat and flight availability.
  • Federal Air cannot be held liable or responsible for any delays due to weather, ATC or technical delays, and will rectify the situation to the best of their ability.
  • In the event of bad weather (low cloud or water logged runways) Federal Air reserves the right to drop off clients “at the nearest suitable and serviceable airstrip”. This might mean a road transfer for guests to get to their final destination. This road transfer will not be for Federal Air’s account, but will be for the guests’ account. This diversion will only be done in the interest of safety and when weather and / or runway conditions are not suitable to land at your original destination.
  • Federal Air cannot be held liable or responsible for any delays due to weather, resulting in missed connections when returning from MalaMala.
  • Federal Air offers a complimentary meet & greet facility off any Federal Air connecting flight into O R Tambo International Airport. Please provide us with your connecting flight details should you require this service.
  • MalaMala operates on a 12h00 midday check-in and an 11h00 check-out. Guests booked on the late departure flight out of MalaMala who require lunch on their day of departure will be charged for the extra lunch – payable with their extra’s on check-out.
  • Guests not able to connect with their Federal Air flight from O R Tambo International Airport for whatever reason will be booked on the next available flight (possibly the following day). Cancellation fees may apply. Travel insurance is advisable.
  • Luggage allowance is restricted to 20kg’s per person with a maximum size of 25 cm x 30 cm x 62 cm. A complimentary luggage storage facility is available with Federal Air for excess luggage.