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Lift.

  • After finding its name through a public competition, the country's newest airline now wants South Africans to vote on what its planes should look like.
  • Lift shared two images of aircraft livery on social media, asking users to vote for the best one. 
  • The new airline's first flights depart on 10 December
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Fresh from picking its name through a public competition, the country's newest airline now wants South Africans to choose what its planes should look like.

Lift posted two artist illustrations of aircraft livery on social media, asking users to choose their favourite:

Source: Instagram

So far, more people have voted "A".

Lift is a joint venture between local aircraft leasing company Global Aviation and kulula.com founder Gidon Novick. Global Aviation has been doing business in SA for almost two decades, and also does charter flights.

"The opportunity is to start fresh and unencumbered and to leverage off record low input costs and an abundance of talented and skilled people. The airline is targeting a cost base that is 30% lower than existing operators utilising an all Airbus A320 fleet," Novick told Fin24. Its first flights, between Johannesburg and Cape Town, will depart on December 10th. 

READ | SA’s newest airline just started selling tickets. Here’s what you’ll pay to fly Lift

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