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SAA increases Luanda service


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South African Airways (SAA) has increased frequency to Luanda, Angola, creating a more seamless travel experience for customers travelling to various destinations on the SAA network on all continents.

According to the airline, its African and Asian destinations in particular will have increased connectivity allowing for seamless travel.

The two extra weekly flights will commence with effect from 9 September 2018, bringing SAA’s total weekly operations between Johannesburg and Luanda to four flights per week.

SAA has been operating to Luanda for more than 30 years, making it one of the leading airlines in Angola. The route is very popular with not only travellers from Angola, but with most of the guests travelling from and to Luanda and then connecting on SAA’s route network to various destinations such as Sao Paulo, Hong Kong, New York, Washington and the entire Southern African Development Community.

“As part of our Africa growth strategy, we are enhancing our footprint on the continent by expanding our route network to enable seamless connections for our customers. We are especially pleased to offer our customers from Angola more travel options to connect them to the world through Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport. East and Southern Africa, and the rest of the continent and the world are easily within reach,” says Tlali Tlali, SAA Spokesperson.

SAA remains committed to living up to the promise of “Bringing the World to Africa. And taking Africa to the World.”

In addition, SAA customers can also fly with TAAG Angola Airlines, as the two carriers codeshare between Johannesburg and Luanda as well as Cape Town and Luanda.

TAAG Angola Airlines code-shares with SAA on its direct services between Johannesburg and Luanda, including destinations such Harare and Lusaka on the South African Airways network.

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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