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South African Airways  (SAA) is the national carrier and largest airline in South Africa, it was formed on 1st February 1934 following the acquisition of Union Airways by the South African government.

SAA has headquarters in Airways Park on the grounds of OR Tambo International Airport in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. The building was developed by Stauch Vorster Architects. Completed in March 1997 for R70 million, the 27,000-square-metre (290,000 sq ft) current head office building links to three older buildings. Two atriums bridge the buildings; the first has a canteen, and the second acts as a circulation hub. Planted courtyards lie between the old and new buildings.

SAA Flying Routes.

SAA global network and flight frequency has continued to expand through alliance partnerships. This successful alignment with other leading global airlines and their routes has resulted in an improved service to their customers.


SAA Fleet.

As of May 2015, South African Airways’ fleet consists of the following aircraft:


SAA Experience.

Whichever aircraft you’re flying on, SAA is geared to meet all of your travel needs. For more details on the SAA experience click here.


SAA Customer Service.

For general customer enquiries:

Telephone (within South Africa): 0861 606606
Telephone (when abroad): +27 (0)11 978 1111
Opening hours: 06h00 to 22h00 daily, including public holidays
Alternatively, should you wish to contact a SAA representative in your country, please click here for our Worldwide Contact Information.

SAA Fare Chart.

Fares from Johannesburg to Popular

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SAA Baggage Allowance.

Carry-On Allowance: 1 Bag

All carry-on luggage must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat in front of you. In addition to a personal item (overcoat, laptop, purse) passengers are allowed 1 carry-on bag that adheres to the following requirements:
Maximum Dimensions of Carry-on Luggage: 45 linear in/115 cm (length + width + height)
Maximum Weight of Carry-on Luggage: 18 lb/8 kg
Checked Baggage Allowance

Passengers traveling to to/from Canada and the U.S.:
Baggage Allowance: 2 pieces
Maximum Dimensions: 62 linear inches/157 cm (length + width + height)
Maximum Weight for Economy Class passengers: 50 lb/23 kg
Maximum Weight for First and Business Class passengers: 70 lb/32 kg
*Star Alliance Gold and Voyager members are allowed additional baggage.

Passengers traveling in most other destinations:
Maximum Weight for Economy Class Passengers: 44 lb/20 kg total
Maximum Weight for Business Class Passengers: 66 lb/30 kg total
Maximum Weight for First Class Passengers: 88 lb/40 kg total
*Star Alliance Gold and Voyager members are allowed additional baggage.

SAA Food and Drink

Complimentary food and beverage service, including South African wine, is provided on all flights in all classes of service. The menus vary depending on the length of the flight and time of day. South African Airways is the first airline to be granted honorary membership to the South African Chefs’ Association.

SAA Entertainment.

Entertainment systems with audio and video on demand are available at each seat on South African Airways’ A330s, A340-300s and A340-600s. Onboard A340-200 aircraft, Business Class passengers enjoy personal televisions with six channels of movies. Economy Class passengers enjoy entertainment on overhead screens on South African Airways’ A340-200s, A319s and B737s.

SAA In-Flight Technology.

There are 115V AC power outlets that accept a two-pin European-type plug at each Business Class seat on South Africa Airways’ A340s and 737s. USB ports are also available at each Business Class seat on A330-200 aircraft.

SAA Traveler Ratings and Reviews.


For more details on customer reviews and opinions click on link below.

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SAA Latest News.

  •  South African Airways (SAA) Becomes First Airbus A330 Operator to Receive FAA Approval for RNP on 11th June 2015.
  • South African Airways geared to drive aviation growth in Africa.
  • South African Airways Voyager new partnership offers Voyager members Miles for duty free shopping.
  • SAA technical wins ATE&M Best Line Maintenance Service Provider Award on 01/06/2015.
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