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South African Airways

Bringing the world to Africa

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About South African Airways

South African Airways was founded in 1934 in Johannesburg, where the airline still has its headquarters. South African Airways was formed when the South African government acquired Union Airways. SAA currently operates a fleet size of 55 aircraft and flies to 39 destinations worldwide. Mango is SAA’s low cost subsidiary airline, catering to domestic flights.
With South African Airways bookings, travelers can also sign up for their frequent flyer program named Voyager, and benefit from a wide range of rewards.  
Passengers who book South African Airways flights can enjoy a host of amenities, including South African Airways online check-in and many more exclusive services.
South African Airways online booking is available on Almosafer.

South African Airways services for Economy Class and Business Class

Economy Class

  • A light snack or a scrumptious 3-course meal depending on flight length
  • Pre-booked special meals
  • In-flight entertainment
  • Amenity kit

Business Class

  • Adjustable headrest with adaptable ears
  • Generous legroom
  • USB and laptop charging outlet
  • A la carte menu
  • Signature dishes from world renown chefs

South African Airways Baggage Allowance

  • Each checked baggage should not weigh more than 23 kg for Economy Class and 32 kg for Business Class.
  • Hand baggage allowance is one piece weighing 8 kg for Economy Class and two pieces weighing 8 kg each for Business Class (excluding the small handbags or laptops).
  • If a bag exceeds the allowed weight, it must be checked-in as cargo which will then be subject to the SAA Cargo rate.

South African Airways Check-in Information

For passengers with a confirmed e-ticket, online check-in for all South African Airways flights can be made 24 hours before departure.

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