SAA recognized as “Best Airline in Africa” & “Best Business Class to Africa”
airline for 16 consecutive years, has been honored by Business Traveler magazine’s readers as “Best
Business Class to Africa” and “Best Airline in Africa” in the magazine’s annual survey. This year marks the
10th consecutive year that SAA has been selected as “Best Airline in Africa” and the 9th consecutive year
as “Best Business Class to Africa” by the publication’s readers. Business Traveler is one of the leading
publications for the frequent global business travelers.
“We recognize that Business Traveler magazine’s readers are sophisticated jetsetters who expect
only the finest products and services when they fly, so we are honored that they’ve named us best in the
Africa for the past decade,” said Todd Neuman executive vice president for South African Airways in North
America. “This is also tremendous tribute the employees of SAA that provide world-class service to these
important travelers and a validation of our efforts to continually enhance and improve our service offering
to the African continent.”
The readers’ selection of SAA as Africa’s best is a reflection of the consistently high-quality service
that retains the airline’s long-standing position as the preferred carrier for business travel to the
“For business travelers, the quality of their trips are measured from end-to-end,” said Dan Booth,
editorial director of Business Traveler. “South African Airways stands out in their service both to and
within Africa thanks to their long history and cultural connections with the continent. Our readers
recognize SAA for consistently providing the best air travel experience in this important and growing area
of the world.”
As the leading carrier from the U.S. to South Africa, South African Airways offers the most flights
with nonstop service from New York–JFK Airport to Johannesburg, and daily nonstop service from
Washington, DC-Dulles to Dakar, Senegal, or Accra, Ghana, with continued service to Johannesburg. From
its hub in Johannesburg, SAA together with its regional partners SA Express, Airlink and Mango, offers
easy and convenient connections to more than 75 destinations throughout Africa. SAA’s awarding –
winning Premium Business Class offers 180 fully lie-flat seating with duvet and full-size pillows, gourmet
cuisine designed by renowned South African celebrity chefs, a wine cellar featuring some of South Africa’s
finest vintages and extensive programming of on-demand audio and visual entertainment.
For further information on South African Airways product and services, please visit
www.flysaa.com, call SAA Reservations at 1-(800) 722-9675 or contact your professional travel consultant.
South African Airways (SSAA)),, South Africa’s national flag carrier and the continent’s most awarded airline,, serves over 75 destinations worldwide in partnership with SA Express,, Airlink and its low cost carrier Mango.. In North America,, SAA operates daily nonstop flights from New York - JFK and direct flights from Washington D..CC.. - IAD (vvia Accra,, Ghana and Dakar,, Senegal)) to Johannesburg.. SAA has partnerships with United Airlines,, Air Canada , JetBlue Airways,, Hawaiian Airlines and American Airlines,, which offer conve nient connections from more than 100 cities in the U..SS.. and Canada to SAA’s flights.. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4 - Star rating for 16 consecutive years..
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