All posts tagged "Gary Kershaw"

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    SAA Introduces Restaurant-Quality Gourmet Cuisine with Do & Co

    South African Airways, with its new onboard catering partner, Do & Co Event and Airline Catering Ltd, has introduced restaurant-quality gourmet onboard menus in Business and Economy Class cabins on all flights from London Heathrow to Johannesburg, serving a selection of high quality international inspired dishes and South African award-winning wines. All...

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    SAA Launches Travel Trade Website

    South African Airways has launched a brand new trade website,, aimed at providing trade partners with up-to-date information on South African’s national airline.  The site has been designed to serve as a useful one-stop-shop for the trade to use and includes details on SAA’s routes and fleet, plus SAA contact information,...

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    SAA Awarded 4-Star Skytrax Ranking for 12th Year

    South African Airways is one of 36 airlines to be awarded the 4-star Airline ranking for 2014 by
 Skytrax, the independent, global airline rating organisation. This is the 12th year in a row for SAA, which also remains the only carrier on the African continent to achieve a 4-star rating. Seven airlines...

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    SAA Partners with Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund

    South African Airways and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund (UK) have partnered to
 offer the chance to win a holiday to South Africa while raising money for a good cause close to Mandela’s heart.  To celebrate the life of Mandela and the last 20 years of 
freedom, as well as the release...

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    SAA Named ‘Airline of the Year to Africa’ at Travel
 Agents Choice Awards

    South African Airways has scooped the ‘Airline
 of the Year to Africa’ Award at the Travel Agents Choice Awards 2013. 

The winners were nominated and voted for by UK travel agents, and are
 designed to acknowledge star performers in the travel industry. Gary Kershaw, UK & Ireland Country Manager for South African...

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    SAA Wins Best African Airline Award

    South African Airways has won the ‘Best
 African Airline’ Award at the Business Traveller Awards 2013 in...

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    SAA Partners with Sunderland AFC

    South African Airways has announced a new
 partnership with Barclays Premier League football team Sunderland
 AFC. The...

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    SAA Named Fifth Best Airline in the World

    South African Airways has been named the 
fifth best airline in the world, according to The
 website compared data from a few dozen international airlines that 
commonly fly long-haul routes and named the national carrier for South Africa
 as number five out of the world’s top 10, based on inflight experience

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    SAA Named Most On-time Airline in the World

    South African Airways has topped the 
list of the most on-time airlines in the world, according to a report produced by FlightStats Inc, an independent entity 
and a leading provider of global flight and airport information services. South African Airways took the top spot with 92.26% of
 flights departing on time during...

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    SAA UK & Ireland Reports Record Start to Year

    South African Airways’ ‘Extreme Fares’ campaign has seen record January 2013 figures for the airline in the UK, with 
revenue up 70% year-on-year across some channels. The unprecedented growth in January bookings follows the recent launch of
 SAA’s targeted winter adventure travel marketing campaign. This saw the airline partner with adventurer Charley...

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    SAA Again Awarded 4-Star Airline Status by Skytrax

    South African Airways has been awarded 
the 4-Star Airline ranking for 2013 by Skytrax, the independent global
 airline rating organisation, for the 11th year in a row. The 4-Star Airline 
ranking recognises continued quality improvement in South African Airways
’ onboard product and service, together with a number of changes to the home

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    SAA Launches New Marketing Team

    South African Airways has launched a new marketing team to raise the airline’s profile in the UK and Ireland, following its decision last August to cancel its direct London Heathrow – Cape Town service, while maintaining its double daily London Heathrow – Johannesburg flights. Gary Kershaw, UK & Ireland General Manager, has...