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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.