South African Airways is the flag carrier and primary airline of South Africa, connecting the country with major cities all over Africa as well as important cities in Europe, North America, South America, Australia, and Asia. Using Webjet you can quickly find the cheapest prices to any destinations that South African Airways flies to from the US , and also instantly find the best dates to travel for the absolute cheapest airfare possible.
South African Airways flights from the United States
South African Airways is the only airline that offers daily non-stop flights from New York and daily direct flights from Washington DC (with a stop in Dakar, Senegal) to Johannesburg, South Africa. Interline agreements with US domestic carriers allow passengers from across the United States to access these direct flights to South Africa all on a single ticket reservation.
South African Airways offers the best network within South African and convenient connections to over 25 major African cities.
South African Airways economy class amenities
Almost all of South African Airways' fleet comes with extended 34’’ inches legroom in economy class, offering the most legroom of any other airline to Africa, as well as in-flight audio and video entertainment systems with complimentary offerings to all passengers.
South African Airways business class amenities
Travelers in Premium Business Class enjoy 180* fully flat-bed seats, and in economy class the most legroom of any other airline to Africa. Every seat on board offers an individual on-demand entertainment system and amenity kit.
South African Airways mileage / loyalty program
To complement all that, a world of privileges awaits those who join “Voyager”, South African Airways premier mileage program. As a Star Alliance member, South African Airways is able to offer its customers over 900 destination in more than 150 countries. Members of United’s Mileage Plus, US Airways’ Dividend Miles, Air Canada’s Aeroplan and Continental’s OnePass programs are able to earn and redeem miles on all SAA flights.
South African Airways Awards
For the 8th consecutive year, South African Airways has been voted the “Best Airline in Africa” and also been named winner in the category of, “Staff Service Excellence in Africa”, in the 2010 Skytrax World Airline Awards.
SAA also won in 2010 the award “Best Airline to Africa” from Executive Travel Magazine.