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Ultra long-haul: South African Airways flies new A350 from New York to Johannesburg

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2020

South African Airways (SAA) has introduced the most technology-advanced aircraft available for international ultra long-haul travel with the launch of ... Read More

South African Airways signs up to protect wildlife

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 23, 2019

South African Airways (SAA) has joined the fight against the illegal trade in wildlife through the Illegal Wildlife Trade module ... Read More

South African Airways: Union strike could spell the end for airline

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 14, 2019

The unions representing the flight attendants and other employees of South Africa’s struggling state airline, South African Airways (SAA), said ... Read More

Unions support South African Airways pilot strike amidst allegations of gross misconduct

editor editor- October 3, 2019

The South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) and have noted ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

South African Airways and Alaska Airlines launch new interline agreement

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019

South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Alaska Airlines, the fifth largest airline in the United ... Read More

African Tourism Board VP echoes South African President: It’s time for Africa to unite!

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2019

Africa Day united 40 heads of State on Saturday in Pretoria when attending the inauguration of the South African President, ... Read More

Nonstop between Washington Dulles and Acrra, Ghana grows on SAA

editor editor- April 3, 2019

Starting today, South African Airways (SAA) has increased its frequency on nonstop flights between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra’s ... Read More

Air Seychelles to go daily to Johannesburg

mm Alain St.Ange- March 5, 2019

Air Seychelles has earlier today confirmed that the airline will operate daily flights between Seychelles and the commercial capital of ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board, joined by trade partners and airlines, promote Seychelles in key Brazilian cities

editor editor- February 27, 2019

Seychelles’ visibility in Brazil received an added boost last week as a result of the Seychelles roadshow, organized annually in ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian ... Read More

South African Airways boosts its US-Ghana service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 2, 2019

The flag carrier airline of South Africa, South African Airways (SAA), today announced that it will increase the frequency on ... Read More

Emirates 2018: 192,000 flights and 59 million passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018

Emirates carried over 59 million passengers on more than 192,000 flights in 2018. "We had our challenges in 2018, however, ... Read More

Emirates partners with Star Alliance Airline SAA

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 18, 2018

Emirates, and Star Alliance Member South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with ... Read More

The big reveal: oneworld’s newest member – Royal Air Maroc

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 7, 2018

Oneworld, an airline alliance, started February 1, 1999 and currently has 14 members, thanks to the new addition of Royal ... Read More

Seychelles taps new markets in Africa

editor editor- June 25, 2013

The wide reach of South African Airways (SAA) and Ethiopian Airlines is being used to tap new markets in Africa, ... Read More

South African Airways and Etihad Airways forge strategic partnership

editor editor- May 7, 2013

South African Airways (SAA) and Etihad Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) allowing the two airlines to introduce ... Read More

Air Seychelles and South African Airways announce codeshare agreement

editor editor- April 27, 2013

The first phase of a codeshare agreement between Air Seychelles, and South African Airways (SAA) will see South African Airways ... Read More

South African Airways and Jet Airways announce code share agreement

editor editor- April 18, 2013

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - South African Airways and Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, have announced a code share agreement ... Read More

Survey: South African Airways the best airline in Africa

editor editor- January 16, 2013

South African Airways (SAA) has been named the Best Airline in Africa by Business Traveler Magazine, following its annual consumer ... Read More

US Airways and South African Airways announce new bilateral codeshare agreement

editor editor- December 19, 2012

TEMPE, Ariz. - Today US Airways and fellow Star Alliance member South African Airways announced a new bilateral codeshare agreement ... Read More

South African Airways CEO quits

editor editor- October 9, 2012

South African Airways (SAA) will begin searching for a new chief executive after its CEO Siza Mzimela quit today, the ... Read More

Government guarantees $600M loan for troubled South African Airways

editor editor- October 3, 2012

South Africa's government said it that will guarantee $600 million in loans for struggling state carrier South African Airways over ... Read More

ATA President Forum on Tourism in New York a joint effort

editor editor- September 28, 2012

NEW YORK, New York - Today, the Africa Travel Association (ATA) announced that Zambia and Zimbabwe will co-sponsor the seventh ... Read More

Porter Airlines and South African Airways announce new interline agreement

editor editor- September 18, 2012

Toronto, CANADA – Canada-based Porter Airlines and South African Airways (SAA) announced a new interline agreement that will open up ... Read More

South African Air adds Abidjan and Brazzaville to expand Africa network

editor editor- June 26, 2012

South African Airways is adding two new destinations to its expanding Africa network. Read More

Cape Town Tourism laments loss of SAA London – Cape Town route

editor editor- June 7, 2012

South African Airways (SAA) announced yesterday, June 5, that effective from August 16, 2012, passengers traveling from London to Cape ... Read More

South African Airways announces new flights to Congo and China

editor editor- November 28, 2011

South African Airways has announced an expansion of its African routes into the Congo as well as a new international ... Read More

SA Airways continues network expansion into Africa

editor editor- August 1, 2011

South African Airways (SAA) is expanding its network on the African continent, providing customers with even more travel options to destinations ... Read More

South African Airways cut airfares to attract more tourists to Tanzania

editor editor- July 20, 2011

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - In a friendly gesture to mark fifty years of Tanzania's independence from Britain, South ... Read More

South African Airways cuts airfares to attract more tourists to Tanzania

editor editor- June 30, 2011

TANZANIA (eTN) - In a friendly gesture to mark fifty years of Tanzania's independence from Britain, South African Airways has ... Read More

South African Airways now flying nonstop from Johannesburg to New York

editor editor- May 3, 2011

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - South African Airways officially launched its new non-stop round-trip service between New York and South Africa ... Read More

South African Airways starts nonstop New York-Johannesburg service

editor editor- April 5, 2011

Effective May 1, 2011, South African Airways will offer round-trip nonstop service, between New York (JFK) and Johannesburg, South Africa. Read More

South African Airways takes first Airbus A330 delivery

editor editor- February 9, 2011

South African Airways has become the latest operator of Airbus’ eco-efficient A330 family. Read More