South African Airways has reached a new agreement with Virgin Blue targeting passengers travelling to South Africa through its Sydney and Perth hubs.
South African Airways, voted “Africa’s Leading Airline” at the 2008 World Travel Awards, is celebrating 75 years of successful flying.
South African Airways is celebrating the 90th birthday of Nelson Mandela by launching the SAA Icons 2008 list. The South African national carrier is inviting the public to vote for their favourite 90 icons from the last 90 years - heroes and inspirational humans, who have demonstrated and share many of Mandela’s characteristics - dignity, courage, humanity, humility, persistence, forgiveness, kindness, and more.
Shepherd Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Cendant Corp, and South African Airways (SAA) today announced a multiyear agreement that provides Africa’s leading airline with access to Shepherd’sÊ “Galaxy” brand Marketing Information Data Tape (MIDT) processing services - technology that will further strengthen the carrier’s ability to make strategic business and operational decisions that help drive profitability. MIDT data is a comprehensive source of market and competitive information pulled from global distribution services which, when integrated with other data sources, can enable airlines to make strategically sound, fact-based decisions about their operations and business.Ê
After being based in Adelaide, Australia, the South African Airwayså’ (SAA) Cadet Pilot Training Programme returns to South Africa.Training will now be done at the 43 Air School outside Port Alfred to stimulate economic growth in the Eastern Cape, recognised as one of the most disadvantaged provinces.