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South African Airways - The national airline of South Africa. The airline flights to 38 destinations worldwide using a fleet of airliners 54. South African Airways - the official carrier of the Association of Tennis. In addition it is the only African airline, which is classified in the prestigious 4-star Skytrax rating and, according to this list, for several years been recognized as the best airline in South Africa.
South African Airways was established by the Government of the country in February 1 1934 years. Almost from the first days of the company has already entered the international aviation market, organized flights to Kenya and Uganda. In the early 1940-ies many carriers were forced to suspend their activities in connection with the outbreak of the Second World War, but the South African Airways managed to stay afloat and even continue to grow in this difficult period.
10 1945 November was marked by the opening of the first flight to Europe. This was made possible thanks to the acquisition of new aircraft.
In the early 50-ies of South African Airways is adding to its air fleet a new Boeing 707, the first flight to Europe which took place in the year 1960. Already two years later began to use jetliners on scheduled international routes.
The next few years, the company continued to grow, but because of the difficult economic relations with other countries it is happening very slowly. In this regard, the company management has made a bet on the development of air links with Asia, and all efforts were focused on the opening of new routes in this direction.
In 1990, after the abolition of state support, the company's activities began to develop more rapidly, new routes, mastered new directions were opened. As a result of this work in the South African Airways the same year named "Best Airline in Africa." A year later, resumed flights to New York, Egypt and Sudan. In subsequent years, the airline route network continues to expand. Adds Flights to Miami, Australia, Manchester and Hamburg.
In 1994, the South African Airways launched the business of the subsidiary which was engaged in air transportation in the country.
To date, South African Airways - the largest airline in South Africa, with the largest and modern aircraft fleet. The high quality of service evidenced by the numerous awards the company.
- National Aviation Company of South Africa.
- Year of occurrence airlines: 1934.
- IATA airline code: SA.
- ICAO airline code: SAA.
- Airlines is a member of the alliance: StarAlliance.
SauzAfrikanEyrveyz (SouthAfricanAirways). Official site: http://www.flysaa.com.
Mailing Address airlines: PrivateBagX13, JohannesburgInternationalAirport, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 1627, SouthAfrica.
City Airline Phone: + 27119781908.
Airlines Fax: + 27119785103.
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Main airports Airlines Johannesburg O.R.Tambo.
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