South African Airways issues warning about hoax survey

JOHANNESBURG, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) would like to warn customers of a hoax survey prevalent on social media suggesting SAA is offering free tickets to fly anywhere. “SAA is neither conducting an online survey nor offering free flight tickets. We have no association whatsoever with this so-called survey. Free… Read the full press release

South African Airways: recruitment scam inviting young people to apply for cabin crew training programme

JOHANNESBURG, 2016-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) would like to warn members of the public of the re-emergence of a recruitment scam inviting young people to apply for cabin crew training programme. This appears to be yet another attempt by criminals to prey on unsuspecting members of the public. “There is… Read the full press release

South African Airways’ Sawubona wins Africa’s leading in-flight magazine for the second year in a row

JOHANNESBURG, 2016-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Sawubona, the in-flight magazine of South African Airways (SAA), the leading airline on the African continent, scooped the award for Africa’s leading in-flight magazine for the second year in a row. The award for Africa’s leading in-flight magazine was made at the World Travel Awards™ in Zanzibar, Tanzania, this… Read the full press release

South African Airways resumes flights to the Douala International Airport in Cameroon following airport reopening

JOHANNESBURG, 2016-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways, the South African national flag carrier, has resumed flights to the Douala International Airport in Cameroon following the reopening of the airport effective 21 March 2016. The re-opening of Doula airport for scheduled passenger operations has been confirmed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Cameroon. SAA’s… Read the full press release

South African Airways to reroute flights from Douala International Airport in Cameroon to Yaoundé

JOHANNESBURG, 2016-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways, the South African national flag carrier, will reroute its flights from Douala International Airport in Cameroon to Yaoundé, due to the closure of the airport in Douala for reconstruction work. SAA’s four weekly flights from Johannesburg to Libreville (Gabon) and onwards to Douala in Cameroon will… Read the full press release

South African Airways Cargo reversed its decision to place an embargo on the transportation of hunting trophies

Johannesburg, 2015-7-27 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways Cargo (SAA Cargo) has reviewed and reversed its decision to place an embargo on the transportation of hunting trophies which was limited to rhino, elephant, tiger and lion. The embargo was placed following incidents of false declarations and submission of falsified documentation for the shipment of some… Read the full press release

South African Airways: cabin crew recruitment is scam

JOHANNESBURG, 2015-7-8 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) would like to warn members of the public of a recruitment scam inviting interested parties to apply for enrolment to be trained as cabin crew staff with the airline. “We have taken note of a communication that is circulating on social media and distributed on… Read the full press release

South African Airways announced injured passengers from SA286 flight now discharged from hospital

JOHANNESBURG, 2014-7-17 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) would like to advise that 18 of the 20 people injured whilst on board SA286 from Johannesburg to Hong Kong have now been discharged from hospital. The two passengers who sustained serious injuries remain in hospital for observation. The rest of the passengers who were injured… Read the full press release

South African Airways to implement baggage wrapping for customer bags as a permanent feature

Johannesburg, 2014-6-4 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) today announced that following a successful trial period, the airline is taking steps leading to the implementation of baggage wrapping for customer bags as a permanent feature. On 22 January SAA introduced a complimentary baggage wrapping service to customers travelling out of Johannesburg. The trial… Read the full press release

South African Airways (SAA) formed partnership with the travel technology company DealBroker

JOHANNESBURG, 2014-2-28 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) has introduced another service for customers to enjoy sightseeing and entertainment activities at their destinations. One of the strategic objectives of Gaining Altitude, the airline’s Long-Term Turnaround Strategy (LTTS), is to provide excellent customer service. In support of the strategy the airline has formed a partnership… Read the full press release

South African Airways to discontinue own flights to Buenos Aires and will serve Argentinean market through partnerships

Johannesburg,  South Africa, 2013-11-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — South African Airways (SAA), the South African national carrier, announced its full commitment to continue providing travel options to and from Argentina. Although SAA will discontinue its own operated flights to Buenos Aires on the 28th of March next year, SAA customers will still be able to travel between both… Read the full press release