South African Airways (SA)

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About South African Airways

South African Airways (SAA) is the flag carrier airline of South Africa. Its headquarters are in Airways Park on the grounds of O. R. Tambo International Airport in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. The airline flies to 56 destinations in South Africa, continental Africa and around the world, using a fleet of 44 aircraft. South African Airways was founded in 1934 by the South African government. SAA owns Mango, a low-cost domestic airline, and has established links with Airlink and South African Express. It is a member of the Star Alliance.

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Company Headquarter Ekuvukeni , South Africa

Number of Destinations 42

Year of Operation 1934

Fleet Size 44

Alliance Star Alliance

South African Airways Fleet

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