South African Airways


5th Floor, 1 Farriers Yard, 77 Fulham Palace Road. London W6 8AH
Member Number: 206519 Tel: 07717 896505

South African Airways offers daily overnight flights from London to Johannesburg on board the new Airbus A330-300, with easy onward connections to over 30 destinations across Southern Africa. Business Class offers travelers their own ‘living space’ with improved privacy whilst Economy Class boasts newly designed seats with high-resolution screens and individual USB charging ports.

South African Airways brings the world to Africa and takes Africa to the world.



20 March 2020

SAA Suspends All International Flights Until The End Of May 2020 Johannesburg

20 March 2020 –South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it will immediately suspend all international operations until 31 May 2020 in response to a government travel ban aimed at stopping the transmission of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

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17 March 2020

SAA to Offer Customers One Free Change on Certain SAA Flights Due to Coronavirus

South African Airways (SAA) advises all customers that due to the COVID-19, we will allow one (1) free change on SAA operated flights subject to the conditions below:

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06 February 2020

Changes to SAA’s Network

The joint Business Rescue Practitioners (BRPs) of South African Airways (SAA) today announced further initiatives to support the airline’s transformation into a sustainable and profitable business. These measures include targeted changes to the route network, deployment of more fuel-efficient aircraft, optimisation of organisational structures and renegotiation of key contracts with suppliers. The BRPs have identified which routes will be retained to drive the restructured national carrier towards profitability.

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29 January 2020

Passengers may continue to book air travel on SAA with confidence

The business rescue practitioners of South African Airways SOC Ltd (the Practitioners), supported by the Departments of Public Enterprises (DPE) and National Treasury (NT), have been successful in obtaining the balance of the post commencement funding (PCF) required to meet the short term liquidity requirements of the airline for the period until the business rescue plan (the Plan) is published and adopted.

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21 January 2020

SAA Consolidates Selected Domestic Flights and International Services to Munich

South African Airways (SAA) is consolidating some selected domestic flights between Johannesburg and its domestic airports Cape Town and Durban, and on the international network on selected services between Johannesburg and Munich.

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21 January 2020

SAA accommodates new fleet and sells older aircraft

South African Airways (SAA) has put some of its aircraft up for sale to accommodate the new Airbus A350-900s the airline recently added to its fleet. “After we received the four new Airbus A350-900, it has become necessary for us to sell our older models to accommodate the new models with superior features such as the quieter cabin, relaxing in-flight environment and more extra-legroom seats in economy class and lie-flat beds in Business Class.

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05 December 2019

Statement on SAA by Ministry of Public Enterprises

The Board of SAA has adopted a resolution to place the company into business rescue, a well-defined process that will allow SAA to continue operating in an orderly and safe manner and to keep planes and passengers flying under the direction of a business rescue practitioner.

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15 November 2019

South African Airways (SAA) aims to operate all international flights departing OR Tambo International Airport on Sunday 17 and Monday 18 November 2019

South African Airways (SAA) is pleased to announce that it is aiming to operate all international flights departing from OR Tambo International Airport, with effect from Sunday 17th November 2019 and from London Monday 18th November. Customers booked on these services should report to OR Tambo International Airport and London Heathrow, as normal. The airline has however, extended the cancellation of all domestic and regional flights scheduled for Sunday 17 November and Monday 18 November 2019. This operational decision is aimed at minimising the impact of disruptions for the airline’s customers. SAA has further worked with its sister airline Mango Airlines to re-accommodate as many customers as possible travelling on domestic services. This may mean changes in timing and aircraft types, but aims to ensure that SAA’s customers reach their intended destination with minimal disruption.

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14 November 2019

SAA Cancels Flights to Minimise Disruptions for Customers

South African Airways (SAA) has cancelled nearly all of its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday 15 November and Saturday 16 November 2019. The airline’s key objective is to minimise the impact of disruptions for its customers. The cancellations follow an announcement by the South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) and the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) that their members will embark on industrial action from Friday morning. This is notwithstanding SAA’s repeated overtures to the unions to acknowledge the severity of the current situation facing the airline.

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02 July 2019

South African Airways Introduces New State-of-the-Art Aircraft in its Fleet

South African Airways (SAA) is introducing the latest technology, available in ultra-long-haul aircraft, hailing exciting news for customers travelling nonstop between Johannesburg and New York JFK. SAA will supplement its existing long-haul fleet with new Airbus A350-900 aircraft, which are modern, twin-engine, and wide-body aircraft. These new-generation aircraft boast fuel-efficiency and other benefits and advantages. The aircraft will operate on one of SAA’s ultra-long haul routes between Johannesburg and New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK), replacing the A340-600 aircraft on this route and will still be operated on a nonstop basis.

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07 June 2019

Leadership Stability at SAA Strengthened with New Appointments

The Board of South African Airways (SAA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Zuks Ramasia as the Acting Chief Executive Officer for SAA as of Monday, 10 June 2019. The Board has commenced a search, domestically and globally, for a permanent CEO with appropriate experience and expertise to stabilise the company and to oversee the implementation of the long-term turnaround strategy.

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