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New weekly flights between the Kruger and Phinda Private Game Reserve on the cards
African air charted service Federal Air on Tuesday, 7 June annoucned a new route between the Kruger National Park and Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal.
The new route will be implemented by the 1st January 2017, the airline says.
Flights will operate four weekly between Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) and the Phinda Private Game Reserve's private airfield.
Flight costs, as outlined by the airline at this stage, will be R4 450 per person.
The flight timetable will look as follows:
The flights will also connect the reserve to flights to Cape Town, Livingstone and Vilanculos via KMIA.
According to Federal Air, the hope is for passengers to make use of the airline to connect the Phinda Private Game Reserve to others, including Madikwe, the Sabi Sand and the Greater Kruger, using their services.
Federal Air operates air shuttles, scheduled and charter services throughout Africa for business and the tourist industry, with a main focus on serving national parks and reserves in the area.
The airline's main base is OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, with hubs at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Nelspruit and Vilanculos Airport in Mozambique.