From March 28th South African Airways will be operating a newer aircraft, the Airbus A330-200 on scheduled flights between London Heathrow and Johannesburg.
The newer aircraft replaces the current A340-600 used on the route and will operate on SA235, the first of SAA’s two daily departures at 19.00 and selected SA237 flights, which departs at 21:00.
Gary Kershaw general manger South African Airways UK said: “We’ve listened to feedback from our corporate customers and Voyager members around the aspects of their journey that are important to them.
“We’re delighted to announce these changes to our summer schedule to strengthen our growing reputation for quality.”
South African Airways Business customers can enjoy smaller, more personal cabins and forward facing seats in a 2-2-2 configuration, as well as a 74” seat pitch, 180° flat beds and 12” on demand widescreen technology.
Business travellers can also relax and enjoy departure and arrivals lounges at both London Heathrow and Johannesburg, including the unique SAA arrivals lounge at Johannesburg OR Tambo - the perfect place to escape the demands of travel and freshen-up before the business day ahead.
The newer A330-200 aircraft will offer economy passengers even larger ten inch widescreen technology, as well as one of the most spacious cabins to Southern Africa, with SAA’s 2-4-2 seat configuration.