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Recent Reviews for South African Airways

Jun 16, 2019

This airlines does not cram people into the cabin like it was a cattle car. The seats in economy are spacious and recline more than most other airlines. The service is hospitable and all the meals are good and generous. A meal is served even on a flight of less than 2 hours. I wish I could fly South Africa Air all the time.

Jun 16, 2019

Wonderful experience with Mango!

Jun 15, 2019

Dion and Liezel were great!

Jun 11, 2019

Helpful employees.

Jun 7, 2019

Relatively short flight, but quite full. Good communication.

Jun 6, 2019

Wonderful. I got better service on this flight and better food than I did on Swiss Air in Business Class coming over to Botswana. Wish I could change flights and return on SAA

May 31, 2019

Loved Saa

May 30, 2019

Excellent staff and service

May 24, 2019

The 2+3 business class configuration is dated. Time to reconfigure these planes.

May 23, 2019

Although i had a good flight experience, i found the seats and spaces between were a little cramped

Cheap South African Airways Flights

  • South African Airways on-time rate of 81% places them in the top 25% in the world, and is also one of the best among small carriers.
  • South African Airways flights are delayed 46% of the time, which is just lower than other little carriers. When there is a delay, it averages about 20 minutes, which is about the same as similar carriers.
  • Combining both delay frequency and duration as well as on-time performance, South African Airways earns 3.8 out of 5 stars, putting it near the top across all small carriers.
  • Cheap tickets for South African Airways tend to be on Tuesdays, when reservations can be had for approximately 29% below their average price, which can mean $634 in savings.
  • The usual vacation for most South African Airways passengers last almost a month.

Where does South African Airways fly?

The top routes that South African Airways flies are:

  • CPT to JNB - 770 flights each month
  • JNB to CPT - 760 flights each month
  • CPT to DUR - 550 flights each month
  • JNB to DUR - 420 flights each month
  • DUR to CPT - 390 flights each month

South African Airways Flies to Johannesburg, Cape Town and Beyond

Your gateway to an exotic African vacation is through South African Airways. Some of the world's most exciting destinations are served by South Africa's national airline, all at amazingly low fares that won't break your budget. The fun only begins with South African Airways reservations. The carrier has many different specials that include safari adventures and other sightseeing tours, all at prices that can't be beat! Expedia can help you plan your vacation with complete online booking.

Browse Expedia to find all the great locations for South African Airways USA flights. In addition to the carrier's flagship cities of Johannesburg and Cape town, the airline also flies to places like Namibia, Mauritius, and Harare. You can also find domestic flights to destinations within South Africa. Expedia makes it convenient for you to plan your trip to the African continent by offering all services in one convenient place. Whether you're searching for cheap tickets or a South African Airways business class reservation for more comfort, Expedia will be happy to do the booking for you.

Expedia does much more than finding the best South African Airways flights to fit your needs. We also have all the information you need for your booking all in one convenient location. Check-in for your flight online from the comfort of home, office, or your hotel room. Review departure and arrival information and find all the information you need to know about South African Airways carry-on and checked baggage allowances. Need information on passport and visa requirements? Don't worry, it's right here on Expedia's website. We're much more than a search engine for cheap flights and online booking. Expedia will do all the work so you can have a hassle-free experience on all South African Airways flights.