Delta Express Offers SAA Codeshare

ATLANTA, Aug, 2002—Delta Express today announced it will expand its present codeshare with South African Airways to offer customers additional codeshare service from New York’s JFK airport to Florida beginning Sept. 2, 2002.


Beginning today, South African Airways customers can reserve seats on Delta Express flights from New York’s JFK airport to West Palm Beach, Fla. The addition of this service brings the total daily departures to three from New York’s JFK airport to three Florida destinations, and four daily departures from four Florida destinations to New York’s JFK airport.


Delta and South African Airways currently provide direct codeshare service between New York (JFK) and Atlanta to Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. Delta also codeshares on South African Airways flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town to Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London and George, South Africa; Nairobi, Kenya; Windhoek, Namibia; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and Lusaka, Zambia.


South African Airways codeshares on Delta flights from Atlanta and New York (JFK) to Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Orlando, Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa, Fla.; Washington D.C., Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Seattle, Detroit, Denver, Philadelphia, San Diego, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Baltimore, Phoenix, St. Louis, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Raleigh/Durham, NC; Portland, Ore.; Cleveland, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and Salt Lake City.


South African Airways, founded in 1934, serves 38 cities in 27 countries on six continents and serves over 600 destinations with code-share partners. South African Airways provides the only non-stop flights from the U.S. to South Africa exclusively on Boeing 747-400s, one of the most modern aircraft in the skies. The award-winning airline continues to be ranked “Best Business Class to Africa” by Business Traveler, and “Best Airline to Africa” by Official Airline Guide, USA Today and the Travel Weekly Globe Awards (in London). The notable Zagat Survey has listed South African Airways as one of the “Top 10 International Airlines.” South African Airways offers departures five days a week from New York’s JFK International Airport to Johannesburg and daily nonstop service from Atlanta to South Africa. For more information, please contact the carrier at 800-722-9675.

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