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UK Office:

South African Airways

5th floor, Elsinore House,

77 Fulham Palace Road,


W6 8AD

Reservations: 0844 375 9680


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South African Airways bring the world to Africa and take Africa to the world.

With double daily overnight flights from Heathrow to Johannesburg, we offer flights to over 30 destinations in Southern Africa.

Featuring flat beds in Business Class, newly designed economy seats, South African inspired cuisine, signature wines and on-demand personal entertainment at every seat on the aircraft.

We're proud to be the national airline of South Africa and we deliver a world-class experience every time, with South Africa's renowned warmth and hospitality.


Business Class

Business Class, Luxury Window Seat Business Class, Luxury Meal






  • Rest assured, our 2-2-2 seat configuration guarantees you a window or aisle seat every time.

  • Relax and enjoy a great night's sleep in our forward-facing flat beds, which are 21" wide with a 73" seat pitch.

  • Benefit from the enhanced comfort of an overnight mattress, duvet and full size pillow.

  • Watch the latest movies and TV shows on-demand, via our 12 inch widescreen technology, or enjoy our in flight audio entertainment.

  • You'll find power at every seat if you choose to work on board.

  • Enjoy a-la-carte dining, inspired by South Africa's finest chefs and perfectly accompanied by award-winning South African wines.

  • Benefit from a generous two piece baggage allowance per person (up to 23kg per bag) and an additional free piece of sporting equipment.

  • Sit back, relax and enjoy the Star Alliance departure lounge at Heathrow and dedicated South African Airways departure lounge in Johannesburg - the perfect place to escape from the hectic demands of travel.

  • Freshen up and prepare for the day ahead in our comfortable, well-equipped arrivals lounges at Heathrow and Johannesburg where you can shower, have your suit pressed or enjoy breakfast before heading off to your meeting.

  • You can check in online from 24 hours before departure and save time at the airport.

  • Enjoy our dedicated check-in and priority baggage handling.

Business Class, Reclined Business Class, Cheese & Wine Business Class, Power Allowance Shower


Economy Class

  • Rest assured, our 2-4-2 seat configuration guarantees that you're only ever one seat away from the aisle.

  • Stretch out and enjoy one of the most spacious cabins to Southern Africa, which combines a 31-34" seat pitch with an 18" width.

  • Watch on-demand in flight entertainment of your choice, featuring the latest movies, TV shows and audio on a great 10" screen.

  • Enjoy a choice of South African inspired dishes, served with excellent South African wines and a wide range of complimentary drinks.

  • Receive a one piece baggage allowance (up to 23kg per bag) plus an additional free piece of sporting equipment.

  • Check-in online from 24 hours before departure and save time at the airport.

SAA Crew Image Economy Class, Television Seats SAA Wine Bottles Economy Class, Seats


Voyager Frequent Flyer Programme

A world of privilege awaits you with our Voyager Frequent Flyer Programme.

No matter which Star Alliance frequent flyer programme you belong to, you can earn and redeem miles and increase your status across all member airlines.

Voyager is a world where the currency is miles and the rewards are exceptional!

As you progress through the Voyager tiers - Silver, Gold, Platinum and, ultimately, Lifetime Platinum - you will enjoy even more privileges, such as Bonus Miles, access to private airport lounges and an additional baggage allowance.

Just three round trips is all you need to reach Gold status.

You can redeem your miles on an exciting choice of flights, upgrades, car rental options, luxury game reserve stays and spa breaks.


Star Alliance

South African Airways is a member of the Star Alliance, the leading global airline network.

The Star Alliance network provides a comprehensive end-to-end service for frequent flyers.

With a range of benefits, such as faster and smoother transfers, frequent flyer programmes, awards, upgrades and lounges, you'll enjoy a convenient, smooth and blissfully efficient worldwide travel experience.

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