FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, announced the "Fall Into Savings" sale, with great low fares starting at $959* round-trip from Washington, D.C.-Dulles Airport and $999* round-trip from New York – JFK Airport round-trip (*restrictions apply, includes taxes and fees) to Johannesburg, South Africa. Great sale fares are also available at slightly higher levels from Boston, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Los Angeles, Orlando, Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle. These fares are available for purchase now through December 9, 2014 for travel between January 19, and March 10, 2015.
"The Fall Into Savings sale and the strong currency exchange rate are making it more affordable than ever to visit South Africa." said Marc Cavaliere, executive vice president, North America for South African Airways. "In addition to these low fares, travellers are receiving an incredible value on SAA, with industry-leading legroom in Economy Class, on-demand audio entertainment at every seat, freshly prepared cuisine, complimentary spirits and South African wines and, generous checked baggage allowance. There is no better or more affordable way to fly to South Africa and explore the African continent than with SAA."
Other low fares are also available to many destinations throughout SAA's extensive route network on the African continent for similar travel periods. To book the "Fall Into Savings" sale, travelers should call 1-800-722-9675, visit www.flysaa.com, or call their professional travel consultant.
About South African Airways
South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, operates to 40 destinations worldwide, including daily nonstop flights from New York, and daily direct flights from Washington, DC (via Dakar) to Johannesburg. In its domestic market SAA has an extensive schedule operating 660 flights in total per week between Johannesburg – Cape Town, Durban, East London and Port Elizabeth, from its Johannesburg hub, as well as code-shared flights between Lanseria – Cape Town and Durban. SAA offers more frequencies than any other airline in South Africa. Regionally, SAA offers 26 destinations across the African continent including Abidjan, Accra, Blantyre, Brazzaville, Cotonou, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Douala, Entebbe, Harare, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, Lilongwe, Livingstone, Luanda, Lusaka, Maputo, Mauritius, Nairobi, Ndola, Pointe Noire, Victoria Falls and Windhoek. SAA's international network creates links to all major continents from South Africa through 11 direct routes and code shares, with daily flights from Johannesburg to London (Heathrow), Frankfurt, Munich, Mumbai, Perth, Hong Kong, Beijing, New York, Washington and Sao Paulo. SAA has codes share agreements with 27 other airlines across the markets it serves, including code share partnerships with United, Air Canada and JetBlue in North America, which offer convenient connections from more than 30 cities to SAA's flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member which offers more than 18,500 daily flights to 1,316 airports in 192 countries. SAA is the winner of the Skytrax 'Best Airline in Africa' Award in the regional category for twelve consecutive years and "Best Airline Staff Service in Africa" for the third time. Mango and SAA hold the number one and number two successive spots as South Africa's most on-time airlines.
Fares include all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. For the $959* fare from Washington, DC-Dulles and the $999* fare from New York-JFK travel is required between January 19-March 10, 2015. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Tickets must be purchased by December 9, 2014. Cancellation fees apply after ticket purchase. Fares and fuel surcharges (YR/YQ/Q) are non-refundable, after purchase. Date change fee: $300 + any applicable fare difference. 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.
SOURCE South African Airways