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South African Airways

South African Airways (SAA Flights) is South Africa's leading carrier, and largest domestic and international airline company. South African Airways Flights (SAA), rated by performance, revenues, safety and other criteria, is the best and most profitable airline in Africa, and one of the top airlines in the world.


SAA in the news

  • Towards the end of March 2015, SAA completed a 90-Day Action Plan that commenced late last year - with an aim to stabilise the airline and bring it closer towards reaching its long-term turnaround strategy. As a result of the action plan, the airline has recorded substantial savings. However, SAA spokespersona Tlali Tlali noted that further changes still need to be made, specifically in the form of various retrenchments, details of which were not given in depth.
  • As of March 28, 2015, South African Airways will stop operating direct flights between Johannesburg and Mumbai – currently the airlines only flight to India. The move is being made due to the fact that this particular route is bringing in significant financial losses. However, the airline will enter into a code share agreement with Etihad Airways, routing their Mumbai flights via Abu Dhabi. South African Airways has been flying to India for 19 years, and the move will curtail losses for the South African airline. 


Flights from South Africa

South African Airways operates flights to 37 international destinations in 26 countries. Offering flights in, and to Africa, Europe, North America, South America, Asia and Australia, it is one of the few carriers in the world to have services in all six continents. In South Africa alone, it operates flights to, and from, five cities.


Frequent Flyer Programme

South African Airways currently operates a frequent flyer programme called Voyager, consisting of five tier statuses: Blue, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Lifetime Platinum. Voyager miles are earned on flights with SAA, and through the use of their rapidly expanding partner network. The benefits of the programme include reduced or free flights, access to certain exclusive SAA lounges, and additional baggage allowances.


Contact Details

To contact SAA from within South Africa, call 0861 FLYSAA (0861 606 606) or +27 11 978 5313 when abroad.


Fleet

The airline boasts a range of world class aircrafts. The SAA fleet consists of Boeing and Airbus airplanes.

The fleet includes:

  • Airbus A319
  • Airbus A330
  • Airbus A340
  • Boeing 737
  • Boeing 747

South African Airways offer Economy Class and Business Class seating. Seating will be assigned at check-in prior to flight departure, online, or during the self service check-in. There are a handful of loyalty and membership programs. SAA in-flight service adds value to your travel by keeping you comfortable, well-fed, and entertained. Travellers flying with SAA are guaranteed unbeatable personal service.

On long-haul international and regional flights, SAA offer guests an exceptional viewing experience. Each Economy Class seat has its own 10-inch screen, and travelles have a choice of over 100 movies and series to watch.


Baggage Allowance

Economy Class baggage allowance varies based on your destination. Generally, Economy Class travellers will be allowed 1-2 items of checked baggage. Baggage may not exceed 23 kg per piece. The amount of hand luggage you may carry depends on which service class you are flying. For Business Class flyers, travellers are allowed two pieces

South African Airways special baggage can be carried free of charge as part of your free checked baggage allowance. If the total number of bags exceeds the maximum weight then you will need to pay extra bag charges.

South African Airways does allow travelling with pets. Pets will be carried in the aircraft hold. Only service dogs can be carried in the passenger cabin. Service dogs are carried free of charge.




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