World’s Funniest Airline

Kulula is a low-cost South African airline, with it’s head office in Johannesburg, that doesn’t take itself too seriously. It’s a real shame that Kulula doesn’t fly internationally, they deserve some support if only for their humour, very typically South African (never met a South African I didn’t like). There’s another page of Kulula Tannoy Announcements.

Flying 101 – Captions

Kulula are probably most well known for their amazing plane paint job that featured information on what various parts of the plane were called.

  • aircon ducts = not that kulula needs it… they’re already cool.
  • avionics = fancy navigation stuff.
  • a.p.u. = extra power when you need it most.
  • back door = no bribery/corruption here.
  • black box = which is actually orange.
  • boot space
  • cockpit window = sun roof; co-captain and big cheese.
  • first class windows = throne zone (more leg room baby!)
  • engine #1 and #2 = 26 000 pounds of thrust.
  • front door = our door is always open … unless we’re at 41 000 feet.
  • fuel tanks = the go-go juice.
  • galley (front of plane) = cuppa anyone?.
  • galley = food, food, food, food….
  • landing gear = comes standard with supa-fly mags.
  • loo = or mile-high club initiation chamber.
  • nose cone = radar, antenna, and a really big dish inside.
  • rudder = the steering thingy.
  • seats = better than taxi seats.
  • stabiliser = the other steering thingy.
  • some windows = kulula fans = the coolest peeps in the world.
  • tail = featuring an awesome logo.
  • windows = best view in the world.
  • wing #1 and #2
  • plane’s registration = ZS-ZWP – OK-PIK. = secret agent code

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