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South African Airways Wins Prestigious Business Traveler Magazine Awards

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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Mar. 20, 2017) – For the 10th consecutive year, South African Airways (SAA), the flagship carrier of South Africa and the continent’s most awarded airline, has been voted by the readers of Business Traveler Magazine as the, “Best Airline in Africa” and “Best Business Class to Africa” in the magazine’s “Best in Business Travel Awards” 28th annual …

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South African Airways Salutes Ghana’s 60th Independence Day With Special $679 Sale Fare

In celebration of Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary, South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, is offering a special sale fare of $679.00* round-trip (restrictions apply) from Washington Dulles International Airport in the USA to Accra, Ghana. Travel on this fare is applicable from February 20 to March 30, 2017, to allow travelers to spend the Independence Day holiday period …

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South African Airways Thanksgiving Holiday Cyber Sale To Africa

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South African Airways Thanksgiving offer: the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa’s most awarded airline, is offering a cyber sale with special fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa for 6-days only over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The cyber fares are available from New York-JFK International Airport or Washington, DC Dulles International Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa …

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TheAfricanDream LLC Founder makes US-Ghana trip aboard South African Airways

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Oral Ofori, Founder of TheAfricanDream LLC gives thumbs up to South African Airways (SAA) who were very instrumental in the facilitation of his business trip to Ghana in September 2016. Mr. Ofori is the Founder of TheAfricanDream LLC firm; an information and communication consultancy on African affairs based in the United States (US). On September 1, 2016, Mr. Ofori embarked …

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South African Airways offers sweet cyber deals to Africa

South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa’s most awarded airline, is offering a cyber sale with special fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa for 4-days only over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The cyber fares are offered from Washington, DC Dulles International Airport to Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal for just $639.00* (restrictions …

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South African Airways Inaugural Flight from D.C. To Accra

South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, continues to expand its West African network and celebrated its inaugural flights between Washington D.C. and Accra, Ghana, on August 3, 2015. SA #209 from Accra arrived at Washington D.C. Dulles International Airport at 6:05AM and SA #210 departed at 5.40pm under a ceremonial water cannon salute. Both flights were operated with …

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South African Airways Wants A Ghana Hub To Accelerate Intra-Africa Air-Travel Growth

Government-owned South African Airways appears to be setting its sights on Ghana as the most likely location for a secondary hub as it focuses on West Africa to build a regional air transport center, TheOxfordGroup reports. Underserved in terms of short-haul connections, West Africa has potential in the form of growing passenger demand and a rise in trade integration. “We’re …

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What Happened To Ghana Airways — once Africa’s flagship airlines?

Founded by Ghana’s government in 1958, Ghana Airways was a joint venture between the government who held a 60% stake in the airline and the British Overseas Aircraft Corporation (BOAC). Under a seven-year agreement of understanding, BOAC staff ran the airline while Ghanain personnel were sent to London for training. When the airline came into existence, the industry was very …

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​Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa​ among United Airlines’​ new nonstop destinations ​to Africa​ — Yaaay!​

During the first week of September 2020, ​United Airlines​ of the United States (US)​ announced ​to the delight of flyers on the Washington DC–Accra Ghana return route ​plans to expand its global route network with ​their ​new nonstop service ​for those routes. ​Besides this new DC-Accra​ route, ​United will ​be ​offering​ more nonstop service to South Africa as well, making …

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South Africa Moves Forward With New National Airline

The decision for South Africa to get a new national carrier was made official on 1st May by the country’s Department of Public Enterprises. The goal is to have a financially viable and competitive airline for the country, post-COVID-19. South Africa will see a new flag carrier rise from SAA’s ashes. Photo: Laurent ERRERA via Wikimedia Commons Is a new flag carrier …

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