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LIFT signs lease agreement with AerCap for an Airbus A320 Aircraft

Johannesburg, 02 May 2023 – LIFT announced today it had signed a lease agreement for an Airbus A320-200 with AerCap the world’s largest owners of commercial aircraft and leader in aviation leasing. AerCap provides airlines with long-term access to the most in-demand passenger and cargo aircraft, engines and helicopters.  “While Global Aviation has been around […]

Why LIFT?

THE LIFT NAME The name LIFT is the brainchild of eight creative South Africans who participated in the country’s largest-ever naming competition‚ where over 25 000 suggested names were received. Apart from capturing the marvel of the physics of flying‚ the name encapsulates a view of the world and our beautiful country. OUR PEOPLE We […]

A message from the LIFT co-founder

A MESSAGE FROM LIFT CO-FOUNDER

Many think it’s crazy starting an airline in these times. We think it’s the best time ever. Welcome to South Africa’s brand new airline. The outdated supply-driven. high-debt airline model needs to change. Among many other things‚ Covid has proven that it’s simply not a sustainable approach. Instead‚ it’s time for a demand-driven business model. […]

LIFT takes its first flight to Durban 

LIFT TAKES ITS FIRST FLIGHT TO DURBAN

The inaugural flight from Johannesburg to Durban took off from OR Tambo International at 6:00 am on 26 October 2022, marking LIFT’s much-awaited expansion into KwaZulu Natal. 

Back to Business…travel

Back to Business…travel

As the world opens up again, it’s back to business, even if it’s unusual. The way people travel has changed. Our stats show an increase in joint business and leisure travel, also known as bleisure travel.