South African Airways: Fly with us to the Heart of Safari Country

Fly to Johannesburg with South African Airways

The fastest way to more of Africa!

South African Airways offers daily nonstop flights from New York-JFK and direct flights from Washington D.C.-IAD (via Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal) to Johannesburg, South Africa. From there we connect you to over 55 destinations in Africa. SAA has codes share agreements with United Airlines, Air Canada and JetBlue Airways, which offer convenient connections from more than 30 cities in the US. to SAA’s flights.

Enjoy more space in Economy Class , with up to 34” inches seat pitch and two (2) free pieces of luggage. Your Africa experience starts when you board your SAA flight, with complimentary african inspired food and South African wines.

Fly SAA : Africa’s warmest Welcome!


Known as the City Of Gold, there are many attractions and places to visit in Johannesburg and tourists can find something that will match their own taste and wallet. From exploring the wildlife in the safari, to visiting more than 40 galleries around the city, to Bunjee jumping off of famous iconic structures, or exploring the night life in the city, the city is full of culture and history. Don’t forget to check out the locally made craftwork!

Click the links below to learn more about other activities/spots to explore around Cape Town:

Interesting videos of activities to do in South Africa

South African Airways receives 4-Star Skytrax ranking for 13 consecutive years

South African Airways, the leading airline on the African continent, has been awarded the 4-Star Airline ranking for 2015 by Skytrax, the independent, global airline rating organization, for the 13th year in a row.
SAA is Africa’s most awarded airline and has been named “Best Airline in Africa” and was also awarded “Best Airline Staff in Africa” for the fourth time.

Business Class

South African Airways prides itself on offering its Premium Business Class product on all flights to and from the United States. Business Class offers 180° lie-flat seats with 73″ pitch, complete with cozy duvet, fluffy pillow, on-demand entertainment, gourmet cuisine and award winning South African wines. Add this to our superb inflight service with legendary South African hospitality and you will see why we are the flat out choice of discerning travelers flying to Africa.

Economy Class

We pride ourselves in offering the best economy class experience to South Africa. We offer industry-leading legroom of 34″, amenity kits and an extensive-on-demand entertainment. Complimentary wines and spirits complement the airline’s unique brand or warm African hospitality.

SAA Airport Lounges

South African Airways Business Class Travelers are invited to retreat into world-class comfort as they prepare for their journey. South African Airways has lounges available across the globe. SAA’s Owned lounges: Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Harare, Lagos and Lusaka. We have Arrival Lounges in Johannesburg and London. Airports with no SAA owned lounges, we have the privilege of sharing lounge facilities with our Star Alliance and Business Partners

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Terms and Conditions:

*Fares are quoted in U.S dollars for one customer (adult). Prices include taxes and fees for a roundtrip travel on South African Airways. Prices do not include baggage fees that may be charged by the applicable airline. All fares are based on seat, date, time of availability and can sell out any moment. Valid from the U.S. to South African Airways destinations. Valid only on round-trip flights. Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Tickets are nontransferable and nonrefundable. No Children’s discount. Infant not occupying a seat pay 10% of adult fare. Other restrictions may apply.

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