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Sample South African Airways Deals

* All fares below were last found on: Dec 21, 2014 7:22:56 PM. Fares are round trip. Fares incl. all fuel surcharges, our service fees and taxes. Displayed fares are based on historical data, are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed at the time of booking. See all booking terms and conditions

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  • San Francisco01/11/2015
  • Johannesburg02/10/2015
  • January 11, 2015
  • Febuary 10, 2015
  • $1446.54
  • Portland01/11/2015
  • Cape Town03/13/2015
  • January 11, 2015
  • March 13, 2015
  • $1533.34
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Airline News

Experience South Africa with South African Airways! Take advantage of these special South African Airways fares from New York (JFK) or Washington DC (IAD) to Johannesburg, South Africa. Book your flight for November 2014 by August 17, 2014 and enjoy great savings. Fares are as low as $897.12* roundtrip (including all taxes/surcharges).

South African Airways Economy ClassAfrica's most awarded airline, South African Airways (SAA) and JetBlue Airways have expanded their current codeshare agreement to include flights to Dakar, Senegal. This agreement would make it easier for travelers to connect between the two carriers' networks via Washington, DC (IAD) as JetBlue is now placing its "B6" code on SAA-operated flights between Washington and Dakar, Senegal (DKR).

SAA and JetBlue Airways had previously launched a mutual codeshare agreement which included flights from many of JetBlue's cities in the U.S. via New York (JFK) and Washington, DC (IAD), and onwards to Johannesburg and other key destinations in South Africa. Customers purchasing a code share itinerary will benefit from having a single ticket combining SAA and JetBlue operated flights, as well as, conveniences on their day of travel including one-stop check-in and baggage transfer.


Star Alliance Membership

Earn miles with South African Airways

A Star Alliance member, South African Airways sits alongside 26 (in 2011) other member airlines all offering customers ultimate mileage flexibility. Earn miles with car rentals, hotel stays or with partner credit card plans for a mileage program that really rewards its customers.

Featured Destination: Cape Town

Fly with South African Airways to Featured Destination: Cape Town

Cape Town is the buzzing culture hub of South Africa. Enjoy this perfect mélange of a beachside paradise, a mountain adventure and a buzzing and lively city. Cape Town can be whatever you want it to be. After a day of relaxing on the beach, take the cable car or climb Table Mountain, the stunning flat top mountain that rises high above the city, for awe-inspiring views.

SAA offers three distinct classes of service, based on fare, quality of in-flight services and luxury.

South African Airways Economy ClassEconomy Class: Enjoy the best in class seating with plush leather seats that recline more than any other airline. The seats are wide and have extra legroom, and are placed in 2-4-2 manner so that passengers are never far away from the aisle. Enjoy complimentary drinks and savor variety of heavenly dishes and lip smacking South African dishes. Watch the latest blockbusters, TV shows and listen to your favorite music on the personal 10" entertainment screens. Economy class in SAA also allows more baggage in number and weight to be carried aboard or checked in to the aircraft than any of its competitors.

Premium Business Class: Experience the comfort and the world-class on-board service of SAA Premium Business Class on flights departing from the United States. Guests can relax in the spacious 180° fully flatbed seats. Watch movies, listen to music or play games on their personal entertainment system. Relish variety of delicious cuisine and savor some of the best wines available on-board, selected by an international panel of wine experts. Each guest is offered with an amenity kit that is stocked with items such as a toothbrush, eye mask and more

South African Airways Economy ClassBusiness Class: Relax and enjoy the comfort of South African Airways Business class. Business class comes equipped with fully flat beds, duvets, pillows make the journey easy and luxurious. The pattern followed is 2-2-2 so that no passenger is far away from the aisle, power outputs, USB ports and music jacks are given for the passengers use. Passengers can keep entertained with the on-demand entertainment and enjoy latest movies and TV shows. While onboard, savor mouth-watering dishes accompanied by delicious South African Wines.

South African Airways has 5 lounges in some of the major cities of South Africa including Lagos, Harare and Lusaka. Passengers will have easy access to the lounges when they are travelling with South African Airways or any other Star Alliance partner airline. Guests with SAA Voyager Gold members and Star Gold member can use the lounges with one guest while the SAA Voyager Silver members and SAA Business Class passengers are not permitted to bring along any guests. The SAA Voyager Lifetime Platinum or Platinum Card holders are also entitled to access any of the lounges. Offering modern luxury, the lounges offer free Wi-Fi, a self-service food area, children’s area and a staffed bar.

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South African Airways (SA) or SAA as it is commonly known, it is the largest airline and the flagship carrier of South Africa. It is headquartered in OR Tambo International Airport, Guateng. The airline was started in 1934 by the government of S.A but since '06 it has separated and functions as an independent company. SAA is a member of Star Alliance which opens it to a lot of destinations and codeshare agreements, it has also been awarded a four star rating by SkyTrax. It has a newer fleet than competition and a total of 55 aircrafts in service and a further 17 in delivery. South African Airways services over 37 routes in all the major countries of the world in Europe, Africa, Asia and Americas. The chief focus city of SAA is Cape Town.

In-flight Amenities

  • South African Airways offers a number of in-flight amenities like audio-video on demand that play on big personal screens.
  • An award winning wine cellar and bespoke cuisine made according to the taste needs of a diverse clientele, have something to please each and every flyer. A-la-carte menu is offered to passengers so that they can choose from a wide array of dishes from South African inspired cuisines to international foods.
  • Browse through a range of interesting articles from all over the world, in the latest issue of the airlines' own magazine, Suwabona.
  • Experience a delightful shopping spree when you shop from the duty free on-board shopping option in South African Airways.

Online Check-in

South African Airlines offers online and mobile check-in to its clients, from 24 hours to 1 hour prior to the departure. Boarding passes can be printed or downloaded on to the phones at the convenience of the passengers, in turn avoiding long queues and hassles.

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