South African Airways reinstates flights between Johannesburg and Mauritius

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) advises customers that the airline has reinstated flights between Johannesburg and Mauritius after the airspace in Mauritius has opened for airlines to operate.

Tropical storm Calvinia remains severe but has changed direction and is now moving away from the Mauritius with the risk of cyclonic conditions considerably decreased.

“SAA cancelled flights on Monday after the airspace closure in Mauritius due to unfavourable weather conditions associated with tropical storm Calvinia. On Tuesday morning we received an update on the weather situation and we are now able to resume flights between Johannesburg and Mauritius,” says Tlali Tlali SAA Spokesperson.

SAA will resume flights today and will operate as follows:

Tuesday, 31 December 2019

Johannesburg to Mauritius

  • SA190, 31 December from Johannesburg to Mauritius to operate will depart 10:45 (Johannesburg local time)
  • SA3192, an additional flight added from Johannesburg to Mauritius which will depart at 10:30 (Johannesburg local time)

Mauritius to Johannesburg

  • SA191, 31 December from Mauritius to Johannesburg will depart 13:25 (UTC)
  • SA3193, an additional flight added from Mauritius to Johannesburg will depart at 13:35 (UTC)

“We have decided to add additional flights on Tuesday in order to accommodate as many passengers as possible who are affected by the cancellation on Monday. We will operate two wide bodied aircraft, an A330-200 (36 Business and 186 Economy class seats) and an A330-300 (46 Business and 203 Economy class seats),” elaborates Tlali.

SAA apologises to all its customers for these cancellations, which were caused by circumstances beyond its control. SAA will support any operational decision that is based on considerations of safety.

Contact Details:

South African Airways Contact Centers

South Africa

  • Johannesburg | 27 (0) 11 978 1111 or 0861 606 606


  • Tel: +230 202 6737 / +230 603 5903

Issued by SAA Group Corporate Affairs

About South African Airways:

South African Airways (SAA) is the leading carrier in Africa, serving 57 destinations, in partnership with SA Express, Airlink, and its low-cost carrier, Mango, within South Africa and across the continent, and nine intercontinental routes from its Johannesburg hub. It is a member of the largest international airline network, Star Alliance. SAA’s core business is the provision of passenger airline and cargo transport services together with related services, which are provided through SAA and its wholly owned subsidiaries: SAA Technical; Mango its low-cost carrier; and Air Chefs, the catering entity of SAA. SAA is the winner of the Best Airline Staff Service award in the Africa category; this shows that our customer-facing employees are our true brand ambassadors who made a difference to millions of travelling customers.

For media information, please contact:

SAA Spokesperson
Mr Tlali Tlali
Mobile: +27 (0)82 333-3880
Office: +27 (0)11 978-2298

General Enquiries:

Switchboard: +27 (0)11 978-1000


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Source: SAA