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Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport from R9 481

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 21/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
JNB — MEL
Mar 2 — Mar 91
1 adult
Sat 2/3
Sat 9/3

The best prices from Johannesburg to Melbourne are usually found in March or April, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

Cheap flight deals from Johannesburg to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Johannesburg (ZA1) to Melbourne (MEL). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 27 February 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

March

Round-trip from

R389 401

One-way from

R13 265
High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
From Johannesburg to Melbourne
One-way flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Melbourne Airport. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 54 days in advance, which can save you up to 19% on flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 54 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at R26 530. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R28 307.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Melbourne Airport from Johannesburg average R24 348. You can even find prices in March for less than R24 348, as users have found deals to Melbourne Airport from as low as R17 204. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Melbourne Airport from Johannesburg. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 18%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport (JNB - MEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 28% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Emirates flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between Johannesburg and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced Emirates flights heading from Johannesburg to Melbourne. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Thu 18/719:10JNB - MEL
2 stops40h 25mEmirates
Thu 22/82:25MEL - JNB
2 stops39h 50mEmirates
Deal found 25/2R23 344
Wed 3/422:20JNB - MEL
1 stop23h 10mEmirates
Wed 24/421:15MEL - JNB
1 stop31h 35mEmirates
Deal found 25/2R23 672
Fri 15/313:25JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 55mEmirates
Thu 21/33:25MEL - JNB
2 stops26h 25mEmirates
Deal found 25/2R23 788
Thu 18/722:20JNB - MEL
2 stops37h 15mEmirates
Wed 21/82:25MEL - JNB
2 stops26h 25mEmirates
Deal found 25/2R23 885
Mon 25/322:20JNB - MEL
1 stop23h 05mEmirates
Mon 8/45:15MEL - JNB
1 stop23h 35mEmirates
Deal found 26/2R23 904
Wed 3/419:10JNB - MEL
2 stops40h 25mEmirates
Tue 23/42:25MEL - JNB
2 stops26h 25mEmirates
Deal found 25/2R23 943
Mon 25/322:20JNB - MEL
2 stops37h 15mEmirates
Mon 8/45:15MEL - JNB
1 stop23h 35mEmirates
Deal found 26/2R23 962
Mon 25/322:20JNB - MEL
1 stop23h 05mEmirates
Sun 7/42:25MEL - JNB
2 stops39h 50mEmirates
Deal found 26/2R24 001
Mon 25/313:25JNB - MEL
2 stops46h 10mEmirates
Sun 7/42:25MEL - JNB
2 stops26h 25mEmirates
Deal found 26/2R24 097

Cheap Etihad Airways flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Etihad Airways for the route between Johannesburg and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on Etihad Airways flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Mon 1/49:50JNB - MEL
2 stops37h 45mEtihad Airways
Fri 3/520:15MEL - JNB
2 stops68h 15mEtihad Airways
Deal found 25/2R19 444
Fri 15/39:50JNB - MEL
2 stops36h 45mEtihad Airways
Fri 22/321:40MEL - JNB
1 stop43h 50mEtihad Airways
Deal found 25/2R19 579
Wed 3/49:50JNB - MEL
2 stops38h 15mEtihad Airways
Wed 24/421:10MEL - JNB
1 stop43h 20mEtihad Airways
Deal found 25/2R20 023
Mon 1/49:50JNB - MEL
2 stops37h 45mEtihad Airways
Fri 3/521:10MEL - JNB
1 stop43h 20mEtihad Airways
Deal found 25/2R20 139
Sun 17/39:50JNB - MEL
2 stops28h 15mEtihad Airways
Tue 30/717:00MEL - JNB
2 stops47h 30mEtihad Airways
Deal found 26/2R21 548
Wed 3/49:50JNB - MEL
2 stops36h 45mEtihad Airways
Wed 24/47:45MEL - JNB
2 stops32h 45mEtihad Airways
Deal found 25/2R23 228
Mon 25/39:50JNB - MEL
2 stops28h 15mEtihad Airways
Mon 8/417:00MEL - JNB
2 stops47h 30mEtihad Airways
Deal found 26/2R23 325

Cheap Johannesburg to Melbourne flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Johannesburg to Melbourne specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Prices were last updated on 27 February 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Thu 29/29:50JNB - MEL
1 stop35h 25mEtihad Airways
Thu 14/316:10MEL - JNB
1 stop25h 20mEtihad Airways
Deal found 26/2R17 320
Fri 15/39:15JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 10mQatar Airways
Fri 22/316:00MEL - JNB
1 stop45h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R19 038
Fri 15/39:50JNB - MEL
2 stops36h 45mEtihad Airways
Fri 22/321:40MEL - JNB
1 stop43h 50mEtihad Airways
Deal found 25/2R19 579
Wed 6/313:40JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 25mQatar Airways
Sun 10/316:00MEL - JNB
1 stop45h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R19 753
Tue 12/313:40JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 25mQatar Airways
Mon 18/30:30MEL - JNB
2 stops36h 30mQatar Airways
Deal found 26/2R19 811
Tue 12/313:40JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 25mQatar Airways
Tue 19/38:50MEL - JNB
2 stops33h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 26/2R20 120
Tue 12/39:25JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 00mQatar Airways
Tue 19/316:00MEL - JNB
1 stop26h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 26/2R20 313
Sun 17/39:25JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 00mQatar Airways
Tue 30/715:15MEL - JNB
1 stop33h 45mQatar Airways
Deal found 26/2R20 641
Fri 15/311:20JNB - MEL
2 stops38h 15mCathay Pacific
Fri 22/319:30MEL - JNB
2 stops45h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 25/2R20 989

Johannesburg to Melbourne 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Johannesburg and Melbourne in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Thu 29/29:50JNB - MEL
1 stop35h 25mEtihad Airways
Thu 14/316:10MEL - JNB
1 stop25h 20mEtihad Airways
Deal found 26/2R17 320
Mon 11/1113:45JNB - MEL
1 stop19h 25mSingapore Airlines
Sun 1/127:00MEL - JNB
1 stop23h 15mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 26/2R17 610
Mon 11/1113:45JNB - MEL
1 stop33h 30mSingapore Airlines
Sun 1/127:00MEL - JNB
1 stop23h 15mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 24/2R17 667
Sun 10/1113:45JNB - MEL
1 stop19h 25mSingapore Airlines
Wed 4/127:00MEL - JNB
1 stop23h 15mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 26/2R17 706
Mon 11/1113:45JNB - MEL
1 stop33h 30mSingapore Airlines
Sat 30/110:35MEL - JNB
1 stop29h 40mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 24/2R18 169
Thu 18/720:55JNB - MEL
1 stop18h 45mMultiple Airlines
Fri 23/89:05MEL - JNB
1 stop18h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 26/2R18 208
Fri 8/1113:45JNB - MEL
1 stop31h 00mSingapore Airlines
Sun 1/127:00MEL - JNB
1 stop23h 15mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 26/2R18 227
Thu 18/720:55JNB - MEL
1 stop15h 25mMultiple Airlines
Fri 23/89:15MEL - JNB
1 stop18h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2R18 324
Thu 18/720:55JNB - MEL
1 stop15h 25mMultiple Airlines
Fri 23/87:15MEL - JNB
2 stops20h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2R18 498

Johannesburg to Melbourne flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Johannesburg to Melbourne for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Johannesburg to Melbourne. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Wed 6/313:40JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 25mQatar Airways
Sun 10/316:00MEL - JNB
1 stop45h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R19 753
Wed 6/39:25JNB - MEL
2 stops28h 15mQatar Airways
Sun 10/321:15MEL - JNB
1 stop45h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 24/2R21 973
Wed 6/313:40JNB - MEL
2 stops32h 35mCathay Pacific
Sun 10/318:30MEL - JNB
2 stops46h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 25/2R22 263
Wed 6/39:25JNB - MEL
2 stops28h 15mQatar Airways
Sun 10/321:15MEL - JNB
1 stop39h 45mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R22 572
Wed 6/39:25JNB - MEL
1 stop28h 40mQatar Airways
Sat 9/30:30MEL - JNB
2 stops42h 10mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R24 232
Wed 6/322:20JNB - MEL
2 stops37h 15mEmirates
Sat 9/33:25MEL - JNB
2 stops26h 25mEmirates
Deal found 24/2R26 453
Wed 6/39:25JNB - MEL
2 stops28h 15mQatar Airways
Sun 10/315:10MEL - JNB
2 stops45h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 24/2R26 549

One-way flights to Melbourne from Johannesburg

Search for one-way flight options from Johannesburg to Melbourne. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. For those needing a return trip from Johannesburg, there is a search form available above.
Sun 21/49:50JNB - MEL
1 stop35h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 25/2R9 481
Mon 4/313:40JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 26/2R9 712
Sun 21/49:50JNB - MEL
2 stops28h 15mEtihad Airways
Deal found 25/2R9 905
Mon 4/39:50JNB - MEL
2 stops28h 15mEtihad Airways
Deal found 26/2R9 983
Sat 16/313:40JNB - MEL
1 stop24h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 25/2R10 214
Wed 12/69:50JNB - MEL
2 stops28h 15mEtihad Airways
Deal found 26/2R11 141
Fri 15/31:15JNB - MEL
3 stops45h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 25/2R11 798
Thu 13/69:50JNB - MEL
1 stop35h 10mEtihad Airways
Deal found 26/2R11 933
Mon 4/39:50JNB - MEL
3 stops36h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 26/2R11 991

Find flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

R18 208 - R31 570

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Johannesburg OR TamboMelbourne

JNB - MEL

JNBMEL

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 18/7

1 stop18h 45m

Melbourne

Fri 23/8

1 stop18h 30m

R18 208

Johannesburg OR TamboMelbourne

JNB - MEL

JNBMEL

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 18/7

1 stop15h 25m

Melbourne

Fri 23/8

1 stop18h 20m

R18 324

Johannesburg OR TamboMelbourne

JNB - MEL

JNBMEL

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Fri 15/3

1 stop24h 10m

Melbourne

Fri 22/3

1 stop45h 00m

R19 038

Johannesburg OR TamboMelbourne

JNB - MEL

JNBMEL

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 1/4

2 stops37h 45m

Melbourne

Fri 3/5

2 stops68h 15m

R19 444

Johannesburg OR TamboMelbourne

JNB - MEL

JNBMEL

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Fri 15/3

2 stops36h 45m

Melbourne

Fri 22/3

1 stop43h 50m

R19 579

Johannesburg OR TamboMelbourne

JNB - MEL

JNBMEL

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Fri 15/3

2 stops38h 15m

Melbourne

Fri 22/3

2 stops45h 00m

R20 989

Johannesburg OR TamboMelbourne

JNB - MEL

JNBMEL

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 11/3

2 stops34h 55m

Melbourne

Tue 19/3

3 stops32h 00m

R22 495

Johannesburg OR TamboMelbourne

JNB - MEL

JNBMEL

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 18/7

2 stops40h 25m

Melbourne

Thu 22/8

2 stops39h 50m

R23 344

Johannesburg OR TamboMelbourne

JNB - MEL

JNBMEL

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Fri 15/3

1 stop27h 20m

Melbourne

Thu 21/3

1 stop38h 35m

R31 570

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 26/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport is 53 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Johannesburg to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport flight should consider departing on Tuesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Melbourne by month

Plan your trip from Johannesburg to Melbourne by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne is currently R10 684 while a return flight costs R21 443. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport (average of R1 044). Flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport in July is currently the most expensive (average of R1 316). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

R24 619

February

R20 525

March

R20 158

April

R21 896

May

R22 012

June

R23 615

July

R25 410

August

R22 437

September

R22 746

October

R23 248

November

R21 162

December

R25 333

Temperature and rainfall in Melbourne by month

Plan your trip to Melbourne by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Melbourne. Reviews last updated 27 February 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways from Johannesburg to Melbourne to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,1
Very Good
4 320 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

8,1
Very Good
59 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,8
Good
1 764 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

7,8
Good
1 342 reviews
8,3
Very Good
1 558 reviews

Crew

8,7

Food

7,9

Overall

8,3

Entertainment

8,2

Boarding

8,4

Comfort

8,2

Reviews

1 / 10

Everything went smoothly, the staff was friendly, the special meal was correct. It was with Singapore Airlines for the first two legs (Penang to Singapore then Singapore to LAX). The final leg of LAX to BWI was with United.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Johannesburg to Melbourne. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport for under R18 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport for under R18 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R18 208, but on average you can expect to pay R20 158.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport for under R19 800?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than R19 800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport round-trip from R19 038. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Etihad Airways, from R19 444, and Cathay Pacific, from R20 989. These flights start at 21% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport one-way?

R9 481 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Etihad Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qatar Airways and RwandAir, with prices starting from R9 712 and R12 512, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

What does JNB to MEL mean?

These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Melbourne Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a JNB to MEL flight. While you’re still figuring out your travel plans, it’s not a bad idea to learn the names and codes of other airports around these areas: Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA), Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport (PRY), Sun City Resort Pilansberg Airport (NTY).

Where are the most common stopover locations when flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport?

What are some popular points of interest to see during a stopover in Dubai?

LEGOLAND Dubai, Burj Khalifa, and Deira Perfume Souq are the most popular attractions in Dubai if you're in need of something to do during your stopover. LEGOLAND Dubai, Burj Khalifa, and Deira Perfume Souq can be accessed by travelling approximately 51,6 km, 11,0 km, and 7,0 km, respectively from Dubai Intl. Travellers in need of a car in Dubai can hire one for about R461 per day.

Where are the least popular stopover locations for Johannesburg to Melbourne Airport flights?

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Melbourne
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Top 8 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Melbourne

Discover the top 8 airlines that operate flights from Johannesburg to Melbourne. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 654 451 searches. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Qatar AirwaysCheapestR16 528AverageR21 516FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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Singapore AirlinesCheapestR17 589