FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa's most awarded airline, is offering special Premium Business Class fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa for travel in 2017. The fares are available from Washington, DC Dulles International Airport to Dakar, Senegal or Johannesburg or Cape Town, South Africa for just $4999.00* (restrictions apply) round-trip. Travel on these fares is applicable for an extended period between February 6, 2017 and December 31, 2017, with tickets purchased by January 31, 2017.
These special Premium Business Class fares are available for purchase for nine days only, so travelers must hurry and book tickets by visiting www.flysaa.com, calling SAA Reservations at 1-(800) 722-9675 or by contacting your professional travel consultant.
"This sale offers travelers the opportunity to experience the luxury and comfort of SAA's award-winning Premium Business Class at our lowest fares for travel throughout 2017," said Todd Neuman, executive vice president, the Americas for South African Airways. "Both on the ground and in the air, our Premium Business Class customers enjoy the world-class service and warm South African hospitality that has earned SAA the Skytrax 4-Star rating for 14 consecutive years."
South African Airways provides a world-class flying experience designed with relaxation in mind for long-haul travel. Our Premium Business Class customers enjoy lie-flat seats with cozy duvet and fluffy pillows, gourmet cuisine paired with the finest award-winning South African wines and individual on-demand audio-visual entertainment system featuring an extensive menu of movies, television shows, games, new programs and music choices. Included in the Premium Class experience are luxurious lounge facilities to unwind and rewind offering tasty bites and drinks, snooze rooms, rainfall showers, business and entertainment areas and so much more. When it comes to comfort, we give our Premium Business Class passengers only the best for an unforgettable journey.
Effective February 3, 2017 SAA is further enhancing the Premium Business Class experience with the introduction of our new Airbus A330-300 aircraft on the Washington Dulles route three-times weekly. This fuel efficient aircraft features warm neutral colors and finishes, a multifunctional living space, state-of-the-art technology and increased privacy while providing each Premium Business Class passengers direct aisle access with 180° flat-bed seats. The interior design creates a relaxed ambience leaving passengers feeling well rested. The service will be further expanded on June 3, 2017 when the A330-300 operates on the Washington Dulles route on a daily basis.
About South African Airways
South African Airways (SAA), South Africa's national flag carrier and the continent's most awarded airline, serves over 75 destinations worldwide in partnership with SA Express, Airlink and its low cost carrier Mango. In North America, SAA operates daily nonstop flights from New York-JFK and direct flights from Washington D.C.-IAD (via Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal) to Johannesburg. SAA has partnerships with United Airlines, Air Canada and JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Virgin America, which offer convenient connections from more than 100 cities in the U.S. and Canada to SAA's flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4-Star rating for 14 consecutive years.
Fares are valid for roundtrip travel and include all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Valid travel period 2/6/2017 - 12/31/2017. The $4,999* fare is valid for travel between Washington Dulles (IAD) and Johannesburg (JNB), Washington Dulles (IAD) and Cape Town (CPT), Washington Dulles (IAD) and Dakar (DKR). Reservations must be made at least 14 days prior to departure. Ticketing must be completed within 72 hours of reservation being made, or 14 days prior to departure, or by 1/30/2017, whichever is first. Minimum stay: 5 days. Maximum stay: 6 months. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Cancellations before departure: 25% penalty will apply. Cancellations after departure: fare is non-refundable. Date change fee: $500 plus any applicable fare difference. Administrative fees may also apply. Children discounts (2-11 years): No discount applicable. Infant (not occupying a seat) discount (0 – 1 year): Pays 10% of the adult fare. Stopovers not permitted. Baggage and optional service fees may apply. Reservations made 7 days or more prior to scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made.
Todd Neuman, South African Airways,
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