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South African Airways battles for financial survival

South African Airways battles for financial survival

23 hours ago Airline News

South African Airways is to be placed into a “business recuse” following a sharp deterioration in its financial position. The flag-carrier has battled mounting losses for a number of years, and will now seek an equity partner as the South African government looks to limit its liability.

Etihad welcomes South African Airways to Abu Dhabi

Etihad welcomes South African Airways to Abu Dhabi

30 March 2015 Airline News

Etihad Airways is now able to provide enhanced access to and from South Africa following the launch of a new daily service between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi by its codeshare partner, South African Airways. A delegation of senior SAA management, South African government officials and visiting travel trade and media representatives, was welcomed to Abu Dhabi when flight SA 278 touched down on schedule at Abu Dhabi International Airport at 20:25 last night.

SAA resumes daily Joburg - New York service

SAA resumes daily Joburg - New York service

15 February 2015 Airline News

South African Airways will resume its daily nonstop flights between Johannesburg, South Africa, and New York-JFK International Airport, on March 7th. The resumption of the nonstop service on the northbound flight from Johannesburg to New York-JFK will reduce the overall travel time on the route by nearly 90 minutes.

Etihad Airways reaffirms commitment to South Africa Airways partnership

Etihad Airways reaffirms commitment to South Africa Airways partnership

11 December 2014 Airline News

Etihad Airways and South African Airways have announced a major expansion of their strategic partnership, marking a new era of cooperation between the two national flag carriers. As part of the extended cooperation, South African Airways will launch a daily service between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi on March 29th 2015, which will complement Etihad Airways’ existing flights between the two cities to offer a combined double-daily frequency on the route.

South African Airways launches final preparations for Heathrow Terminal 2 move

South African Airways launches final preparations for Heathrow Terminal 2 move

21 October 2014 Airline News

South African Airways is undergoing final preparations ahead of its move to the new Terminal 2 at London Heathrow tomorrow. Terminal 2, The Queen’s Terminal is the new home of Star Alliance at London Heathrow and will offer SAA’s passengers an unrivalled travel experience with easy transfers, whether flying to or from London or making a connection.

Travelport brings rich content solution to South African Airways

Travelport brings rich content solution to South African Airways

Travelport has announced a further merchandising milestone as South African Airways becomes the first carrier in Africa to sign up for Travelport’s Rich Content & Branding. Travelport Rich Content & Branding is highly progressive technology which enables airlines to more effectively control how their fares are visually presented and described on travel agency screens, bringing them more in line with the airline’s own website experience.

Africa & Indian Ocean winners revealed at World Travel Awards

Africa & Indian Ocean winners revealed at World Travel Awards

5 September 2014 Travel Events News Tourism News

Kenya Tourism Board has successfully defended its title as Africa’s Leading Tourist Board as World Travel Awards winners in Africa & Indian Ocean are revealed. The organisation was among the most successful entrants at the 2014 awards, taking the prize for the third consecutive year, while South Africa Airways took the trophy for Africa’s Leading Airline.