South African Airways Makes it Easy to "Fall in Love with Africa," With Fares Starting at $1,099* (Plus Taxes and Fees)

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Sale Fares Valid for Flights from Washington, DC, to Dakar, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban

South African Airways Airbus A340 Aircraft

"This low fare is being offered as a way for travelers to enjoy the rich tradition, culture and history of Senegal, or the diversity of sights and sounds in South Africa’s three largest cities." - Todd Neuman

South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, has announced a fare sale meant to enable travelers to fall in love with the African continent. The “Fall in Love with Africa” sale features fares starting as low as $1,099* (plus taxes and fees), for SAA flights from Washington, DC (Dulles) to Dakar, Senegal; Johannesburg, Cape Town or Durban, South Africa. The fares, which include the fuel surcharge, are available for purchase now through Oct. 5th for departures taking place Oct. 1st-Nov. 30th. To book, please call 1-800-722-9675, visit, or call your travel agent.

“This low fare is being offered as a way for travelers to enjoy the rich tradition, culture and history of Senegal, or the diversity of sights and sounds in South Africa’s three largest cities. South African Airways’ service is both convenient and comfortable, with the only daily non-stop flights from the US to Dakar, and the most service from the US to South Africa,” said Todd Neuman, executive vice president, North America. “Traveling with South African Airways means you will enjoy legendary world-class service from the airline that’s consistently voted as ‘Best to Africa.’”

South African Airways features daily nonstop service from the U.S. to South Africa with morning departures from New York JFK and afternoon direct service from Washington Dulles (with a stop in Dakar, Senegal) that offer travel convenience and award-winning service. Travelers in Premium Business Class enjoy 180° fully flat-bed seats, and in Economy Class enjoy the most legroom versus competitors. Every seat on board offers an individual on-demand entertainment system, plush pillow, warm blanket and amenity kit. SAA’s unrivaled network, featuring seamless connections to nearly 20 destinations within South Africa, and more than 25 cities across the rest of the continent, makes the airline the savvy traveler’s “gateway to Africa.” To complement this network, a world of privileges awaits those who join Voyager, South African Airways’ premier mileage program. To sign up, visit, and link to the Voyager icon. As a Star Alliance member, South African Airways is able to offer its customers 1,185 destinations in 185 countries and more than 21,200 flights daily, including convenient connections from more than 25 cities in the U.S. through code share service with Star Alliance member United Airlines. Members of United’s, US Airways’ and Air Canada’s frequent traveler programs are able to earn and redeem miles on all SAA flights. For more information on South African Airways, please call (800) 722-9675 or visit, where travelers can sign up to be notified of other great travel deals and vacation packages. For information about South Africa, visit

*TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Fare includes fuel surcharge and is valid on SAA operated flights from Washington Dulles (IAD). Offer valid on the purchase of round-trip, economy class tickets only. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Departure taxes and Sept. 11th security fees of up to $180 (depending on itinerary) are additional and payable at time of ticketing. Reservations and ticketing must be completed at the same time. Tickets are non-refundable. Change fees of $250 apply. Re-routing is not permitted. Offer valid for reservations ticketed on or before October 5, 2011. Valid for departures from Washington between October 1 and November 30, 2011. Maximum stay 1 month. Price is for new bookings only, is subject to availability, may change without notice and is not retroactive.


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