South African Airways (SAA) operations to Blantyre, Malawi, remains affected by maintenance and upgrade work at the Chileka International Airport in Blantyre.
SAA advises customers that we have been notified of the closure of the main runway at the Blantyre airport (Chileka International Airport) in Malawi. The main runway will be closed between 24 April through to 31 October 2019. It is anticipated that the runway will be open from the 1st of November 2019.
SAA will supplement its existing long-haul fleet with new Airbus A350-900 aircraft, which are modern, twin-engine, and wide-body aircraft. The aircraft will operate on one of SAA’s ultra-long haul routes between Johannesburg and New York’s JFK International Airport, replacing the A340-600 aircraft on this route and will still be operated on a nonstop basis.
SAA has claimed the Skytrax award for Best Airline Staff Service in Africa for the seventh time, reaffirming its vision as the leading airline on the African continent.
Group Chief Executive Officer (Acting) Ms Zuks Ramasia on winning the 2019 Skytrax Award for Best Airline Staff in Africa.
Effective 18 September 2019, SAA will launch direct flights between Johannesburg and Guangzhou, giving customers access to the heart of China’s export led manufacturing industries.
South African Airways wins four prestigious ACSA Feather Awards, honouring the airline as the Best Performing Domestic Full Service Airline.
South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier and Emirates, the world’s largest international airline are expanding their commercial relationship with enhancements to a codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for both SAA and Emirates customers.
Changes to documents required for minors younger than 18 years, traveling to/from South Africa.
South African Airways joins the world to honour Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratic President and Nobel Laureate, with a special fly-over at the Global Citizen Concert.