South African Airways (SAA), South Africa’s national flag carrier and the continent’s most awarded airline, serves over 75 destinations worldwide in partnership with SA Express, Airlink, and its low cost carrier Mango. In North America, SAA operates daily nonstop flights from New York-JFK and direct flights from Washington D.C.-IAD (via Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal) to Johannesburg. SAA has partnerships with United Airlines, Air Canada, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines, which offer convenient connections from more than 100 cities in the U.S. and Canada to SAA’s flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4-star rating for 16 consecutive years as well as being honored with the “Best Airline Staff in Africa” award at the 2018 World Airline Awards.
From our hub in Johannesburg, South African Airways offers easy connections to more than 20 additional cities throughout Southern and East Africa, including Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth. Other easily accessible cities include Windhoek, Namibia; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and Nairobi, Kenya, to name just a few.
SAA’s network in Africa is further expanded to an additional 50 destinations through relationships with three other carriers: Mango, SA Express, and Airlink.