South African Airways is the most awarded airline in Africa – For 14 consecutive years, SAA has been voted Best Airline in and out of Africa by OAG. It has also won Skytrax’s most prestigious awards, including Best Airline in Africa, Best Business Class Seat and Best Cabin Crew.
With the most extensive route network within South Africa - SAA operates 3 times more domestic and regional flights than any other scheduled carried in Africa, effortlessly connecting 19 South African domestic and 20 regional destinations across 20 countries.
South African Airways offers:
- two daily flights to Johannesburg and a daily direct flight to Cape Town, all from London Heathrow, Terminal 1.
- as a member of Star Alliance, more than 1172 connections across 181 countries.
- one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the sky.
SAA MISSION: To deliver world-calls service and an extraordinary experience to our customers!
Flights to South Africa on South African
With over 60 jet aircraft and 12,000 employees (including 800 pilots) South African Airways would be a major airline in any continent, but in African terms it is huge.
South African has now dropped the word "Airways" from their smart aircraft livery, and the once famous "Springbok" logo hasn’t been seen for decades.
The airline has regular departures from five major European cities (Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich and London) serving South Africas two major hubs; Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Within South Africa, the cities of Port Elizabeth, Durban and East London are also served.
The range of destinations within the African continent reflects the economic influence of modern day South Africa. These include; Luanda, Abidjan, Libreville, Accra, Nairobi, Blantyre, Lilongwe, Bamako, Mauritius, Mozambique, Maputo, Windhoek, Lagos, Pointe Noire, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Entebbe, Lusaka, Livingstone, Harare and Victoria Falls.
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Fiercely proud of its history and now through the troubles of sweeping management changes over the last decade, SAA has emerged as a great way to fly to Africa. Book online now with Alternative Airlines!