TRAVEL: SAA Optimises Africa Routes
Recent Gauteng Business News
South African Airways (SAA) has further enhanced its Africa route network increasing capacity on a number of destinations in the continent.
Flights between Johannesburg and Dar es Salaam have increased from 7 per week to 9. The two additional flights will be operated on Saturdays and Sundays.
SAA has increased its flights between Johannesburg and Windhoek from 14 per week to 20, effectively introducing three flights per day excluding Saturdays on the route. SAA is the only carrier on this route to offer a Business Class product.
A new schedule on the Windhoek route has also been introduced to offer the most effective options for Business Class customers.
Flights between Johannesburg and Accra, Ghana are now operated daily, increased from just four per week.
It is SAA’s strategic focus to strengthen operations in the market it leads, such as into Africa and to grow where there are opportunities. This is in line with SAA’s mandate to be an African carrier with global reach.
SAA recently announced that the airline experienced strong growth in market share in Africa, which remains the most profitable market following a strategic decision to concentrate on growth plans in the region.
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