Africa’s most awarded airline, South African Airways ( SAA) operates to 40 destinations worldwide. From Australia, SAA has daily direct flights from Perth to Johannesburg with connections from all major Australian and New Zealand cities through its codeshare partner network.

In its domestic market SAA has an extensive schedule operating 554 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 24 destinations across the African continent including Abidjan, Accra, Abuja, Blantyre, Brazzaville, Cotonou, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Douala, Entebbe, Harare, Kinshasa, 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 8 direct routes, with daily flights from Johannesburg to London (Heathrow), Frankfurt, Munich, Perth, Hong Kong, New York, Washington, and Sao Paulo.

SAA has a code share agreements with 29 other airlines across the markets it serves. The airline has extended its code share agreement with Mango, its low cost operator, to also include coastal cities in South Africa (between Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and George), as well as Johannesburg – Bloemfontein; Cape Town - Bloemfontein and Cape Town  - Port Elizabeth.

In 2015 SAA received a 4-Star Skytrax ranking and awarded ‘Best Airline in Africa’ 13 years running. Mango and SAA hold the number one and number two successive spots as South Africa’s most on-time airlines.