South African Airways resumes US flights as weather clears

JOHANNESBURG – 22 March 2018.  South African Airways (SAA) advises all its customers that flights to the US have resumed as per the normal schedule as adverse weather conditions have cleared.

“We are pleased to advise that the adverse weather conditions in New York will be clearing as from today and our US operations will operate as per the normal schedule following disruptions over the past few days,” says SAA spokesperson, Tlali Tlali.

All SAA flights to operate as per the normal published schedule as from today, 22 March:

  • SA 203 from Johannesburg (JNB) to New York (JFK) to depart today 22 March 2018 as scheduled to arrive tomorrow morning;
  • SA 204 is the first flight from JFK to depart from New York (JFK) to Johannesburg (JNB) on Friday 23 March 2018.

Services to and from Washington, Dulles (IAD) were unaffected.

“South African Airways regrets any inconvenience caused to our customers as a result of cancellation of flights. We have the best interests of our passengers at heart and trust that our discerning customers will appreciate that this decision was based on safety as the main consideration,” explained Tlali.

SAA encourages all customers to visit its for all flight updates and or flight cancellations. The supporting information will be updated on the Flight Status menu tab.

Contact details

South African Airways Contact Centres

South Africa

  • Johannesburg | 27 (0) 11 978 1111 or 0861 606 606


  • Fort Lauderdale | 1 (800) 722 9675

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