All posts tagged "South African Airways"

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    Win Four Return Flights to Southern Africa with SAA

    South African Airways (SAA) has launched a new social media competition that offers one lucky winner the...

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    SAA Wins ‘Best Airline in Africa’ at Skytrax Awards 2015

    South African Airways (SAA) won three awards at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2015 this month including,...

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    Great Value SAA Fares to Malawi

    South African Airways (SAA), in association with Malawi Department of Tourism, is offering discounted fares from London...

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    SAA Announces Great Value Fares from London Heathrow to Harare

    SAA (South African Airways) is offering discounted fares to Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital city, departing from London Heathrow from £639 return (subject to availability), saving £166 on the typical fare.    Travellers can purchase the discounted fares for travel between now and until 13th July 2015 and then for travel from 19th August to 12th December...

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    SAA Commences Abu Dhabi – Johannesburg Service

    South African Airways has commenced a daily A330-200 service between Abu Dhabi and Johannesburg, with flight SA279 departing at 01.05 and arriving at 08.15. The aircraft is configured to carry 36 passengers in Business Class and 186 in Economy Class. Etihad Airways continues its seven A330 daily departures at 09.30.    Nico...

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    South African Airways Moving to T2 at LHR

    South African Airways is undergoing final preparations ahead of its move to the new Terminal 2 at London Heathrow this Wednesday, 22nd October 2014.   Terminal 2, The Queen’s Terminal, is the new home of Star Alliance at London Heathrow and will offer SAA’s passengers an unrivalled travel experience with easy transfers, whether...

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    Travelport Signs Up SAA

    Travelport today announced a further merchandising milestone as South African Airways becomes the first carrier in Africa to sign up for Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding.    Travelport Rich Content and Branding enables airlines to more effectively control how their fares are visually presented and described on travel agency screens, bringing them...

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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 to Introduce Free Baggage Wrapping Service

    South African Airways (SAA) has announced that, following a successful trial period, the airline is taking steps to offer a complimentary baggage wrapping service for customers travelling out of Johannesburg, as a permanent feature.   On 22nd January 2014, SAA implemented a trial phase (to run until April 2014) and, on completion, 73%...

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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 Announces Big Savings on Winter Sale Fares

    To celebrate the film release of ‘Mandela – Long Walk
 to Freedom’, South African Airways has launched special sale fares to
 places in Nelson Mandela’s life journey and beyond.  SAA offers double daily flights to
 Johannesburg from London Heathrow and regular domestic flights serving six 
major cities on its local network, including...

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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 Announces Winners of Capture South Africa
 Photography Competition

    South African Airways has revealed the two 
winners of its photography competition, Capture South Africa. A panel of
 five judges chose Alco Brand’s winning scenery shot of the view over Cape
Town entitled ‘Cape Town by Night’ and Moira Enslin’s thought-provoking
 portrait of an elderly gentleman, entitled ‘Memories’ out of thousands of
 entries. Both...

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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...