South African Airways is Africa’s most awarded airline, operating to 42 destinations worldwide, including daily nonstop flights from New York, and daily direct flights from Washington, DC (via Dakar) to Johannesburg. In its domestic market SAA has an extensive schedule operating 660 flights in total per week between its Johannesburg hub and Cape Town, Durban, East London and Port Elizabeth. SAA has code share agreements with 27 other airlines including partnerships with United, US Airways, Air Canada and JetBlue in North America, which offer convenient connections from more than 30 cities to SAA’s gateway cities. As a Star Alliance member, SAA has been the winner of the ‘Best Airline in Africa’ Award in the regional category for eleven consecutive years.
Regionally, SAA offers 26 destinations across the African continent including Dar es Salaam, Entebbe, Harare, Lilongwe, Livingstone, Lusaka, Maputo, Nairobi, Victoria Falls, Windhoek – and many others.
Economy travel is made easy with a seat pitch of 33.5 inches and a personal touchscreen monitor with audio/video on demand. Aside from the meals served, you are encouraged to help yourself to snacks and fruit any time during your flight.
SAA’s Business Class is comparable to First Class offering seats with a lie flat position so that you can enjoy a good sleep with a duvet and full size pillow. Choose from a super menu accompanied by some of South Africa’s best wines and lighter fare is offered throughout your flight.
Whether flying Economy or Business, check two bags for free when flying with South African Airways.