South African Airways Offers "Fares So Low, You Gotta Go," Sale Starting at $899* Round Trip (Restr. Apply)

Low Fares From New York & Washington, DC to Johannesburg, South Africa

Aug 05, 2014, 09:52 ET from South African Airways

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, launched the "Fares So Low, You Gotta Go" sale, with low fares starting at $899* round-trip (restrictions apply) from New York-JFK Airport and Washington, DC-Dulles Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa. These fares, which include taxes and fees, are available for purchase now through Aug. 17 for travel Nov. 1-30, 2014.

"These are some of our lowest fares of the year and are only available for a short time for travel in November, which is springtime in South Africa and a great time to visit and experience Johannesburg and its many cosmopolitan activities," said Marc Cavaliere, executive vice president, North America for South African Airways. "In addition to these low fares, you're getting the best value for the dollar, with daily nonstop service from New York and daily direct service from Washington, DC, two free checked bags, no charge for advance seat assignments, on-demand entertainment at every seat, complimentary meals, snacks and award-winning South African wines. There is no better or more affordable way to fly to South Africa and explore the African continent."

Other low fares are also available to Johannesburg and many destinations throughout SAA's extensive route network on the African continent for travel periods throughout the Fall.  To book the "Fare So Low, You Gotta Go" sale, travelers should call 1-800-722-9675, visit, 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 JohannesburgCape 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 partnerships with United, US Airways, 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. Fares valid for departures from New York-JFK or Washington, DC-Dulles for travel November 1-30, 2014. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Tickets must be purchased by August 17, 2014.  Fares and fuel surcharges (YR/YQ/Q) are non-refundable, after purchase.  Date change fee: $250 + 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.


Todd Neuman

South African Airways

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