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South African Airways - airline information

    

  

  

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South African Airways

Flag carrier of South Africa. The Afrikaans name for this airline is: Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens (SAL).

It is the largest domestic and international airline company in the country.

Hubs are located in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

The history of this airline goes back to 1934 when the airlines was named the way it is today. It was renamed by the South African Government after it was purchased.

                         

Fact sheet

 

 General company information...

Official name: 

South African Airways

Slogan(s):

-

IATA designator:

SA

ICAO designator:

SAA

Headquarters:

Johannesburg, South Africa

Alliance:

Star Alliance

 Destinations...

Hubs:

Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport - Johannesburg, South Africa

Focus cities, regions,

secondary hubs:

Cape Town International Airport - Cape Town, South Africa

Number of destinations:

37

 Fleet & flights-related...

Fleet size:

54

Aircraft types used:

Airbus A319, Airbus A340

Boeing 737, Boeing 747

Accidents & incidents:

Total: 11 - Fatal cases: 4

 Passengers-related...

Number of passengers:

-

Classes:

-

Frequent flyer program:

Voyager

Other important issues:

...

     

Destinations

 

Flights are operated to cities within South Africa and internationally to Europe, North America and South America, Asia and Oceania.

  

Fleet

  

As presented, the fleet is a mixed Airbus and Boeing fleet.

A single Boeing 747 still operates in South African Airways' fleet.

  

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