South African Airways Promotes Interconnectivity in Africa by introducing a new sector to its Route Network


South African Airways (SAA), the leading carrier on the African continent, has enhanced its Central African route network with the main focus being on a much improved service offering to its ever growing client base.

SAA operates to five destinations in Central Africa – Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo,  Douala in Cameroon,  Brazzaville and Pointe Noire in the Republic of  Congo,  and to Libreville in Gabon.

With effect from 31 July SAA will reschedule its flights to operate from Johannesburg to…
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Inside guide to Gabon

Libreville, Estuaire Province, Gabon: traffic on the Waterfront avenue / Front de Mer / Boulervard de l'Indépendance, near a large seating area for military parades and state events - 3e arrondissement - photo by M.Torres

Libreville: traffic on the Waterfront avenue. Photo by M.Torres, courtesy iStock.

The main challenge any traveller will face is the daunting and expensive task of manoeuvering around a country that only has about two million inhabitants, the majority of them living around the one and only city centre of Libreville. Founded as a town by…
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South African Airways reroutes Douala flights following airport closure

November 2006, Douala, Cameroon --- Statue de la nouvelle liberte, Douala, Littoral Province, Cameroon, Africa --- Image by © Ivan Vdovin/JAI/Corbis

Douala, Cameroon. Image by © Ivan Vdovin/JAI/Corbis

South African Airways, the South African national flag carrier, will reroute its flights from Douala International Airport in Cameroon to Yaoundé, due to the closure of the airport in Douala for reconstruction work.

SAA’s four weekly flights from Johannesburg to Libreville (Gabon) and onwards to Douala in Cameroon will be rerouted from 1 until 21 March 2016 to the Nsimalen…
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