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SAA, AWA sign codeshare agreement


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South African Airways (SAA) has announced the launch of a codeshare partnership with Africa World Airlines (AWA) effective 27 October 2019. 

The codeshare agreement will apply between Accra (ACC) – Kumasi (KMS), Accra – Lagos (LOS) and Accra – Abuja (ABV). The partnership is unilateral at the moment, with SAA marketing on the services of AWA as the operating carrier. SAA customers will be able to travel on the routes on one SAA ticket where travel includes Johannesburg.

We are planning more destinations in the near future once we get the necessary approvals.

SAA and AWA currently have an interline agreement established in 2018 and it provides seamless connections for our customers to/from Abuja, Lagos, Monrovia, Freetown, Kumasi, Tamale, Wa and Takoradi over Accra, to SAA mainline flights to/from Johannesburg and Washington.

The establishment of the codeshare agreement will take the relationship to greater heights as it enables a smooth travel experience and more travel options for customers. Members of SAA’s frequent flyer programme Voyager, will have the opportunity to earn frequent flyer mileage on the codeshare flights.

Growing the partnership with AWA forms part of SAA’s strategic approach of seeking partnerships with other airlines and collaborations in Africa. Currently, SAA has 24 partnerships with airlines across the globe, which offer customers access to the destinations we do not serve ourselves – and we are growing partnerships with other airlines and strengthening collaborations.             

The codeshare schedule will be as follows:

Operating CarrierMarketing CarrierDaysORGDESDEPARRA/C Type
SA   056 Tuesday (2), Thursday (4), Sunday (7)JNBACC12501650320
AW 126SA 77002,4,7ACCKMS19001940ER4
AW 125SA 77012,4,7KMSACC19402020ER4
AW127SA 77032,4,7KMSACC20102050ER4
SA 057 2,4,7ACCJNB22300625+1320
AW 101SA 7711dailyKMSACC07250805ER4
SA 210 dailyACCJNB09351725332
SA  056 2,4,7JNB ACC 12501650320
AW 222SA 77042,4,7ACCLOS18102010ER4
SA 209 2,4,7JNB ACC 18052205332
AW 228SA 77082,4,7ACCLOS23590200+1ER4
AW 219SA 77052,4,7LOSACC17101710ER4
AW 223SA 77072,4,7LOSACC20402040ER4
 SA 057 2,4,7ACCJNB22300625+1320
AW 209SA 77131,3,5LOSACC0600   0600ER4
SA  210 1,3,5,6ACCJNB09351725332
AW 222SA 7704dailyACCLOS18102010ER4
SA 61 dailyLOSJNB22200500+1333
SA  056 2,4,7JNBACC1250   1650320
AW 260SA 77062,4,7ACCABV18102055ER4
AW 251SA 77151,3,5,6ABVACC07450830ER4
SA  210 1,3,5,6ACCJNB09351725332
AW 255SA 77092,4,7ABVACC13551440ER4
SA 057 2,4,7ACCJNB22300625+1320

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Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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