One Time Airlines

1Time is a low-cost airline based in the Isando Industrial Park in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa. It operates scheduled domestic and regional services. Its main base is Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg. The name of the company, "one time!", is a South African expression meaning "for real!".

The founders of the company also owned an aviation holding company, Afrisource Holdings, through which they owned Aeronexus, an aviation company that offered various aircraft services (and currently performs maintenance for 1Time). 1Time commenced ticket sales in January 2004, and started flying on 25 February 2004.


  • Johannesburg
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • East London
  • George
  • Port Elizabeth
  • East London
  • Useful 1Time airline information


    1time has its own check-in counters where you will be met by our friendly and professional ground crew.You only need proof of identity and your unique booking reference number in order to check in for your flight. It couldn't be any easier!

    Check In

    Check in closes 30 minutes prior to departure. Boarding closes 20 minutes prior to departure.


    Cabin baggage is limited to one small piece per passenger, weighing a maximum of 5kg. You may not carry any sharp instruments, for example nails scissors, clippers or knives in your hand luggage. Items such as these must be in your checked in baggage. Baggage liability is limited to US$20 per kilogram of checked baggage. No liability will be accepted for valuable, fragile or perishable items in your checked baggage. This includes cash, cards, cheques, jewellery, documents, cameras, laptops and cell phones. We do not accept any firearms for travel. We do not accept pets as baggage and pets may not travel in the cabin of the aircraft. Guide dogs are allowed to travel in the cabin of the aircraft provided that prior arrangements have been made.