South African Airways will launch non-stop service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Accra’s Kotoka International Airport on August 3. The new service will be the only non-stop flight between Washington D.C. and Ghana.

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A United Airlines service from Chicago landing early on the morning of June 4 will be the first flight to use London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2. United Airlines will be alone for two weeks as the first user of the new Terminal 2 main building.

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South African Airways has taken delivery of its first two A320s from an order for 20 A320-family aircraft placed with Airbus in 2010.

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US Airways is launching new codeshare agreements with fellow Star Alliance member carriers Avianca and South African Airways. The U.S. airline is also expanding its codeshare with TACA, another subsidiary of the AviancaTaca Holdings group and also a Star Alliance member.

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Porter Airlines and South African Airways have launched a new interline agreement for passengers traveling between Canada and West and Southern Africa through Porter Airlines’ Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport hub and SAA’s Johannesburg hub, via Washington Dulles.

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On May 9, in-flight broadband service provider Row 44, Inc. and its African partner, Wireless G, in association with Mango Airlines and Vodacom, launched the G-Connect In-Flight Wi-Fi service on Mango. The carrier operates five Boeing 737-800 jets.

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South African Airways plans to expand its route network in Africa by launching new daily service on June 15 between Johannesburg and Maun in Botswana, a mecca for safari tourists because of the nearby Okavango Delta.

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The new three-times-weekly service will be South African Airways’ first-ever service to China. SAA will operate the flights with Airbus A340-600s.

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Airlink, which is the regional-airline subsidiary of South African Airways, operates the twice-weekly round-trips between Johannesburg and Pemba with 37-seat Embraer ERJ-135LR regional jets.

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South African Airways has become a new operator of the Airbus A330, having received the first of six new A330-200s from lessor Aircastle Limited.

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South African Airways’ service linking New York and Johannesburg will now operate non-stop from Johannesburg to New York, resulting in the fastest way to travel between New York and Southern Africa.

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JetBlue Airways and South African Airways have established a comprehensive interline agreement, providing new connection options for both SAA and JetBlue customers wishing to travel between the U.S. and southern Africa.

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South African Airways (SAA) and Virgin America have entered an interline agreement to offer seamless travel across their respective United States and transatlantic routes.

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South African Airways (SAA) will be the first airline to launch on its website an interactive timetable and route-mapping tool developed by aviation data firm OAG.

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