MUST-SEE AFRICAN DESTINATIONS AS SHARED BY SAA CREW

The African continent is bursting with unique cultures, food, history, architecture and people, and South African Airways crew members can testify to this. We’ve put together a list of some of their favourite African destinations and the reasons they are worth a visit.

Cape Town

Cabin Crew member Steven Peterson’s favourite holiday destination is right here on homesoil. “My favourite holiday destination is Cape Town, possibly because that’s where I come from and there’s no place like home! Coming in to land there and seeing the sea always takes my breath away. There’s a lot you can enjoy in the…
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MUST-SEE AFRICAN DESTINATIONS AS SHARED BY SAA CREW

SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS PROUDLY SUPPORTS NELSON MANDELA CELEBRATIONS

This year marks a significant date in South African history as it celebrates the centenary year of one of our country’s celebrated leaders, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Joining in on the tributes is Africa’s leading carrier, South African Airways (SAA), proudly announcing its support of centenary celebrations of our humble former President. 

To mark this milestone, SAA has introduced special initiatives to honour Madiba, in keeping with the worldwide centenary campaign by the Nelson Mandela Foundation and SA Tourism, and to celebrate what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. SAA has branded three aircraft within…
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SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS PROUDLY SUPPORTS NELSON MANDELA CELEBRATIONS

TOP DESTINATIONS ACCORDING TO 5 SAA CREW MEMBERS

If there was any authority other than travel agents on where to fly and why, then it would be flight crew members, who travel to the best destinations in the world regularly. We pulled together some travel advice on must-see African and international destinations from South African Airways’ amazing crew members – and here are their recommendations:

From ballet to the blue skies, Jacob Tebogo Mosehla – January’s Crew Member of the Month – is all about a stellar performance. He said the following about his favourite local highlights:
“They include the Kruger National Park, Oudtshoorn,…
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TOP DESTINATIONS ACCORDING TO 5 SAA CREW MEMBERS

SAA VOTED THE COOLEST DOMESTIC AIRLINE AT GENERATION NEXT AWARDS

JOHANNESBURG. 18 June 2018. Africa’s leading carrier, South African Airways (SAA), has topped the charts as the airline was announced ‘The coolest domestic airline’ at the 2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards.

The awards put a spotlight on SA’s favourite brands as voted for by the youth, giving key insights on how they perceive these various brands. In a category set against other high-profile airline brands, SAA took pride of place on the list once again, holding on to the number one spot. Mango, SAA’s low-cost carrier, took second place showcasing the group’s prowess across both high-end and low-cost…
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SAA VOTED THE COOLEST DOMESTIC AIRLINE AT GENERATION NEXT AWARDS

SA EXPRESS RELIEF SCHEDULE 28 MAY – 24 JUNE 2018

JOHANNESBURG. 25 May 2018 – South African Airways (SAA) has announced a flight schedule update as part of the recovery plans to bring replacement capacity with partner airlines to support South African Express passengers. This comes after the suspension of SA Express operations by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) on Thursday.

“Through our collaborative efforts with partner airlines (SAA, SA Airlink and Mango Airlines), we are able to announce a schedule intended to ensure business continuity and provide travel certainty. We are confident that the capacity we have deployed will sustain network operated by SA Express until it is…
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SA EXPRESS RELIEF SCHEDULE 28 MAY – 24 JUNE 2018

SAA announces Recovery Plans during suspension of SA Express Operations

JOHANNESBURG. 25 May 2018 – South African Airways (SAA) has announced recovery plans that entail replacement capacity with partner airlines to support South African Express passengers. This comes after the suspension of SA Express operations by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) on Thursday.

Three partner airlines (SAA, Mango Airlines, SA Airlink) collaborated to initiate a plan aimed at mitigating the impact of the suspension of SA Express services and to ensure business continuity.

“Our priority remains customer assistance in the best way possible in order to minimise the inconvenience caused by the suspension of SA Express services,” said SAA Spokesperson,…
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SAA announces Recovery Plans during suspension of SA Express Operations