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Cheap flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo from R8 320

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Sao Paulo departing on 7/3. 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 — SAO
mar 5 — mar 121
1 adult
tis 5/3
tis 12/3

The best prices from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Sao Paulo are usually found in September or October, booked 90 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

Cheap flight deals from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from OR Tambo (JNB) to Sao Paulo (SAO). 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 1 mars 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

September

Round-trip from

R278 708

One-way from

R8 320
High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop
From Johannesburg OR Tambo to Sao Paulo (SAO)
One-way flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Sao Paulo (SAO)

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo?

Travellers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 18% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 50% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 57 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R20 271, or R23 825 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Sao Paulo. Flights to Sao Paulo from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport in September are about R20 256 on average during September, but can be found for as low as R13 162.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo (JNB - SAO)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 30% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap South African flights from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by South African for the route between OR Tambo and Sao Paulo. 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 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 mars 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced South African flights heading from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
mån 1/49:55JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 30mSouth African
tors 18/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R11 586
mån 1/420:30JNB - GRU
1 stop25h 15mSouth African
tors 18/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R11 951
tis 5/39:15JNB - GRU
1 stop12h 20mSouth African
mån 11/317:45GRU - JNB
Nonstop9h 00mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R13 181
tors 7/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
mån 11/317:45GRU - JNB
Nonstop9h 00mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R13 354
mån 4/320:30JNB - GRU
1 stop25h 05mSouth African
mån 11/317:45GRU - JNB
Nonstop9h 00mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R13 507
mån 25/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
mån 27/517:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R13 719
tors 28/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
mån 1/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R13 949
mån 4/320:30JNB - GRU
1 stop25h 05mSouth African
lör 16/318:05GRU - JNB
1 stop10h 40mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R14 238
tis 5/36:05JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 30mSouth African
lör 16/318:05GRU - JNB
1 stop11h 05mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R14 449

Cheap TAAG flights from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by TAAG for the route between OR Tambo and Sao Paulo. 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 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 mars 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on TAAG flights from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
tors 16/516:30JNB - GRU
1 stop16h 00mTAAG
mån 27/518:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 05mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R14 372
tis 5/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
fre 15/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R14 737
tis 5/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
fre 15/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R14 833
tors 7/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
ons 13/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R14 852
fre 8/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
ons 13/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R15 044
tors 7/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
mån 11/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R15 851
sön 10/316:30JNB - GRU
1 stop16h 00mTAAG
fre 29/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R16 562
tis 12/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
lör 23/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 05mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R16 774
tors 28/316:30JNB - GRU
1 stop16h 00mTAAG
mån 1/418:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 05mTAAG
Deal found 28/2R16 947

Cheap OR Tambo to Sao Paulo flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 mars 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
fre 22/313:40JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mLATAM Airlines
tors 4/417:40GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 28/2R10 721
sön 24/313:40JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mLATAM Airlines
mån 8/417:40GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 28/2R10 990
lör 23/39:15JNB - GRU
1 stop12h 20mSouth African
mån 8/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 240
lör 23/39:15JNB - GRU
1 stop12h 20mSouth African
lör 6/418:15GRU - JNB
1 stop10h 30mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 394
tors 21/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
tors 4/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 509
tors 14/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
tors 28/317:45GRU - JNB
Nonstop9h 00mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 586
mån 25/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
tis 9/40:05GRU - JNB
1 stop11h 05mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 663
fre 22/320:30JNB - GRU
1 stop25h 05mSouth African
tors 4/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 720
sön 24/313:40JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mLATAM Airlines
tors 11/417:40GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 28/2R13 104

OR Tambo to Sao Paulo 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between OR Tambo and Sao Paulo in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 mars 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
fre 22/313:40JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mLATAM Airlines
tors 4/417:40GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 28/2R10 721
sön 24/313:40JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mLATAM Airlines
mån 8/417:40GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 28/2R10 990
tis 20/812:55JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 20mLATAM Airlines
tors 24/1017:40GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 45mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 27/2R11 067
lör 23/39:15JNB - GRU
1 stop12h 20mSouth African
mån 8/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 240
lör 23/39:15JNB - GRU
1 stop12h 20mSouth African
lör 6/418:15GRU - JNB
1 stop10h 30mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 394
tors 21/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
tors 4/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 509
tors 14/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
tors 28/317:45GRU - JNB
Nonstop9h 00mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 586
mån 25/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
tis 9/40:05GRU - JNB
1 stop11h 05mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 663
fre 22/320:30JNB - GRU
1 stop25h 05mSouth African
tors 4/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R11 720

Direct flights to Sao Paulo from OR Tambo

Discover direct flight options from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 mars 2024.
For a quicker trip, book one of these direct flights from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo. Select from other flights from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo by using the search form above.
mån 1/49:55JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 30mSouth African
tors 18/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R11 586
mån 25/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
mån 27/517:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R13 719
tors 28/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
mån 1/417:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 28/2R13 949
tors 16/59:55JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 30mSouth African
mån 27/517:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R14 564
sön 10/313:40JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mLATAM Airlines
lör 16/317:25GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 40mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 29/2R18 695
tors 28/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mMultiple Airlines
tors 30/517:40GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R21 635
mån 25/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mMultiple Airlines
lör 25/517:40GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R21 904
mån 25/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mMultiple Airlines
tors 30/517:40GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R21 923
tis 26/313:40JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mMultiple Airlines
mån 27/517:05GRU - JNB
Nonstop8h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R26 592

OR Tambo to Sao Paulo flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo 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 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 mars 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
tis 5/39:15JNB - GRU
1 stop12h 20mSouth African
mån 11/317:45GRU - JNB
Nonstop9h 00mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R13 181
tors 7/311:15JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mSouth African
mån 11/317:45GRU - JNB
Nonstop9h 00mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R13 354
tis 5/36:05JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 30mSouth African
lör 16/318:05GRU - JNB
1 stop11h 05mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R14 449
tis 5/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
fre 15/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R14 737
tis 5/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
fre 15/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R14 833
tors 7/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
ons 13/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R14 852
fre 8/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
ons 13/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R15 044
tors 7/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
mån 11/318:15GRU - JNB
1 stop15h 25mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R15 851
lör 9/39:15JNB - GRU
1 stop12h 20mSouth African
tors 14/317:45GRU - JNB
Nonstop9h 00mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R16 063

One-way flights to Sao Paulo from OR Tambo

Search for one-way flight options from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo. 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 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 mars 2024.
Users travelling one-way from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo can select one of these great deals. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo instead should update the search form at the top of page.
tors 7/311:30JNB - GRU
Nonstop9h 30mSouth African
Deal found 29/2R8 320
fre 29/316:30JNB - GRU
1 stop16h 00mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R8 473
tors 7/316:40JNB - GRU
1 stop15h 50mTAAG
Deal found 29/2R9 127
fre 29/317:55JNB - GRU
2 stops38h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R10 779
fre 29/313:40JNB - GRU
Nonstop10h 00mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 29/2R11 010
tors 7/38:25JNB - GRU
2 stops24h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R11 375
tors 7/316:00JNB - GRU
3 stops40h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R12 527
fre 29/318:20JNB - GRU
3 stops38h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R12 893
tors 7/316:40JNB - VCP
2 stops29h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2R19 464

Find flights from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo 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 670 482 searches. Data last updated 1 mars 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

R11 586 - R23 844

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Johannesburg OR TamboSao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

JNB - GRU

JNBGRU

Johannesburg OR Tambo

mån 1/4

Nonstop10h 30m

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

tors 18/4

Nonstop8h 50m

R11 586

Johannesburg OR TamboSao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

JNB - GRU

JNBGRU

Johannesburg OR Tambo

mån 1/4

1 stop25h 15m

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

tors 18/4

Nonstop8h 50m

R11 951

Johannesburg OR TamboSao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

JNB - GRU

JNBGRU

Johannesburg OR Tambo

tors 16/5

1 stop16h 00m

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

mån 27/5

1 stop15h 05m

R14 372

Johannesburg OR TamboSao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

JNB - GRU

JNBGRU

Johannesburg OR Tambo

tors 16/5

1 stop16h 00m

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

mån 27/5

2 stops22h 05m

R15 794

Johannesburg OR TamboSao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

JNB - GRU

JNBGRU

Johannesburg OR Tambo

tis 5/3

Nonstop9h 45m

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

lör 16/3

Nonstop8h 40m

R17 196

Johannesburg OR TamboSao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

JNB - GRU

JNBGRU

Johannesburg OR Tambo

ons 6/3

1 stop36h 45m

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

tis 12/3

1 stop34h 05m

R18 042

Johannesburg OR TamboSao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

JNB - GRU

JNBGRU

Johannesburg OR Tambo

fre 8/3

2 stops48h 10m

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

lör 16/3

2 stops40h 25m

R22 154

Johannesburg OR TamboSao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

JNB - GRU

JNBGRU

Johannesburg OR Tambo

tis 19/3

1 stop27h 25m

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

tis 26/3

1 stop31h 35m

R22 922

Johannesburg OR TamboSao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

JNB - GRU

JNBGRU

Johannesburg OR Tambo

mån 1/4

2 stops28h 10m

Sao Paulo Guarulhos Intl

tors 18/4

2 stops25h 40m

R23 844

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 29/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 90 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo flight should consider departing on Tuesday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday evenings 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 Sao Paulo by month

Plan your trip from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from OR Tambo to Sao Paulo is currently R11 552 while a return flight costs R17 540. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo (average of R733). Flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Sao Paulo in July is currently the most expensive (average of R1 064). 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

R16 947

February

R16 927

March

R16 178

April

R17 004

May

R17 638

June

R19 906

July

R20 444

August

R18 849

September

R18 023

October

R15 486

November

R14 084

December

R17 081

Temperature and rainfall in Sao Paulo by month

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

SAO

Temperature

17 - 23 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Sao Paulo

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Sao Paulo. 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 Sao Paulo. Reviews last updated 1 mars 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with South African, TAAG and LATAM Airlines from Johannesburg to Sao Paulo by reading reviews from past customers. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7,9
Good
250 reviews

Food

7,2

Boarding

7,9

Crew

8,2

Overall

7,9

Entertainment

6,8

Comfort

7,6

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: 1. Friendly welcoming crew 2. Comfortable seats 3. Reasonable selection of entertainment 4. Clean amenitiesCons: 1. Although i requested Halal food in advance, when i booked my flight, non was provided. 2. I got to the boarding gate, 10 minutes before the plane was initially scheduled to take off. I was the second last person to board the aircraft because there was a long queue at Passport control with only one officer for a prolonged period. The man at the final boarding checkpoint, insisted that i was late because of shopping, and insisted on me catching a new flight the following day. He said that they had already filled up the plane with Stand By passengers, and my bags had already been off loaded. I had to beg him to allow me to board, and eventually he did. About 10 minutes after the scheduled departure time, the captain announced that they were waiting for one more guest, and the flight actually left about 20 minutes later then schedule anyway. This series of evens led me to believe that the man at the boarding gate was trying to elicit a bribe from me.

7,9
Good
250 reviews
7,9
Good
250 reviews

Food

7,2

Boarding

7,9

Crew

8,2

Overall

7,9

Entertainment

6,8

Comfort

7,6

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: 1. Friendly welcoming crew 2. Comfortable seats 3. Reasonable selection of entertainment 4. Clean amenitiesCons: 1. Although i requested Halal food in advance, when i booked my flight, non was provided. 2. I got to the boarding gate, 10 minutes before the plane was initially scheduled to take off. I was the second last person to board the aircraft because there was a long queue at Passport control with only one officer for a prolonged period. The man at the final boarding checkpoint, insisted that i was late because of shopping, and insisted on me catching a new flight the following day. He said that they had already filled up the plane with Stand By passengers, and my bags had already been off loaded. I had to beg him to allow me to board, and eventually he did. About 10 minutes after the scheduled departure time, the captain announced that they were waiting for one more guest, and the flight actually left about 20 minutes later then schedule anyway. This series of evens led me to believe that the man at the boarding gate was trying to elicit a bribe from me.

7,8
Good
1 766 reviews
7,9
Good
250 reviews

Food

7,2

Boarding

7,9

Crew

8,2

Overall

7,9

Entertainment

6,8

Comfort

7,6

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: 1. Friendly welcoming crew 2. Comfortable seats 3. Reasonable selection of entertainment 4. Clean amenitiesCons: 1. Although i requested Halal food in advance, when i booked my flight, non was provided. 2. I got to the boarding gate, 10 minutes before the plane was initially scheduled to take off. I was the second last person to board the aircraft because there was a long queue at Passport control with only one officer for a prolonged period. The man at the final boarding checkpoint, insisted that i was late because of shopping, and insisted on me catching a new flight the following day. He said that they had already filled up the plane with Stand By passengers, and my bags had already been off loaded. I had to beg him to allow me to board, and eventually he did. About 10 minutes after the scheduled departure time, the captain announced that they were waiting for one more guest, and the flight actually left about 20 minutes later then schedule anyway. This series of evens led me to believe that the man at the boarding gate was trying to elicit a bribe from me.