Fly with South African Airways
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One of the world’s oldest airlines, South African Airways celebrated its 77th anniversary in 2011. The airline is the national flag carrier of South Africa, as well as being the African nation’s largest airline. A member of the Star Alliance and an official four star Skytrax airline, the airline has received numerous awards for “Best African Airline” from many different organizations. The airline offers a wide variety of fare classes which allows travelers to personalize their travel experience and maximize their travel budget.
From the airline’s hub at OR Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg, South African Airlines flights service over 90 destinations worldwide. Popular South African Airlines ticket deals take travelers to destinations such as Cape Town (a focus city for the airline), Dakar, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Maputo and Dubai.
Food and beverage service is complimentary on South African Airways flights. A selection of South African wines chosen by a panel of experts is available to complement your meals. Watch movies and television; listen to music or play interactive games on personal seatback audio/video on demand systems (available on select flights.)
On South African Airlines flights to and from the United States and Canada, First and Business Class passengers have a free checked baggage allowance of two pieces (70lb maximum per piece.) Passengers with South African Airlines tickets in Economy class are permitted to check two pieces (50lb maximum per piece.) Cabin baggage must fit in the enclosed overhead storage compartments of the aircraft or under the seat in front of you. Passengers in First and Business may bring two pieces of cabin baggage on board; Economy passengers may bring one.
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