South African Airways Announces Fabulous Fall Sale Fares to Africa, Starting at $1,199* (restrictions apply)

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Sale fares available to Johannesburg and Dakar.

South African Airways Airbus A340 Aircraft

For leisure travelers who already love these destinations, or those who haven’t yet discovered it, it provides an affordable way to schedule a vacation and experience the rich culture, heritage and beauty of Africa. - Todd Neuman

South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, announced fabulous fall sale fares starting at just $1,199* (restrictions apply) for its flights from Washington, DC (Dulles) or New York (JFK) to Johannesburg, South Africa. These low fares are available for purchase now through June 18th for select departures between Nov. 1 - Dec. 13, 2012 and Jan. 14 – Feb. 28, 2013. Low fares are also available to other destinations the airline serves, including Dakar, Senegal. To book, travelers should call 1-800-722-9675, visit, or call their travel agent.

“These fares present a great opportunity for the Senegalese and South African communities in the US to visit friends and family at our great low fare,” said Todd Neuman, executive vice president, North America, for South African Airways. “For leisure travelers who already love these destinations, or those who haven’t yet discovered it, it provides an affordable way to schedule a vacation and experience the rich culture, heritage and beauty of Africa.”

South African Airways offers the most service, with the most comfort and convenience to both Johannesburg and Dakar. Daily flights are operated with wide-body Airbus A340 aircraft featuring Premium Business Class with 180 degree lie-flat seats, and industry-leading legroom for Economy Class passengers, complemented by the airline’s unique brand of warm African hospitality.

For more information on the sale fares to South Africa and Dakar, visit

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 1,293 destinations in 190 countries and more than 20,500 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 & CONDITIONS: Fare valid as of 5/31/12. Round-trip travel from New York (JFK) or Washington D.C. (IAD) to Johannesburg (JNB). Must be purchased by 11:59PM ET on 6/18/12. Fare valid for departures from the US on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday between 11/01 - 12/13/12 and 1/14-2/28/2013. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Cancellations prior to departure: $300. Cancellations after departure: non-refundable. Date change fee: $250. Re-routes not permitted. Maximum stay: 12 months. Other fares available for other travel dates. Baggage and optional service fees may apply. Reservations made 7 days or more prior scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made.

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