All posts tagged "South African Airways"

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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 Cheapflights.co.uk. 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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    New SAA Photo Competition

    South African Airways has launched an
 online photography competition called Capture South Africa. The
 competition, which is open to residents of Ireland, the UK and South Africa, is 
set to capture the beauty and spirit of South Africa and its people, 
showcasing images under two categories – people and landscape.  The winner...

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    Etihad and SAA Sign Codeshare MoU

    Etihad Airways and South African Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding allowing the two airlines to introduce a comprehensive range of codeshare and interline air services, as well as explore synergy and efficiency opportunities. Initially Etihad Airways will place its ‘EY’ code on flights from Johannesburg to 10 South African Airways...

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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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    South African Airways Announces New CEO

    South African Airways has announced the
 new Chief Executive as Monwabisi Kalawe. This comes after the DPE Minister’s
 challenge to the SAA Board of Directors to continue to focus on improving 
SAA’s governance. “The Board worked tirelessly to find a suitable leader who will lead by
 example and stabilise the internal environment while working...

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    SAA Launches Online Training Programme for Agents

    South African Airways UK has launched its first
 ever Online Travel Training (OTT) programme to educate agents about the 
national airline and increase knowledge on the onboard product. The comprehensive course will be available for all agents to access and 
includes details on several new innovations from South African Airways, 
including the...

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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
base...

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    New Heathrow Terminal 2 Will Be Home for Star Alliance Carriers

    London Heathrow Airport has announced that the new Terminal 2 will be the home for all Star Alliance member carriers when it opens in 2014. Having all Star Alliance members co-located in Terminal 2 will allow the minimum connecting time between flights to be halved to just 45 minutes, thereby increasing the...

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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...