Johannesburg to Be SIA’s Second A350-900 Long-Haul Destination

Singapore Airlines will initially deploy A350-900s on the Singapore-Johannesburg route on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

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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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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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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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The carrier launched its first flight between Atlanta and Johannesburg, South Africa, via Dakar, Senegal, on December 4, 2006. A week later, Delta began serving Accra, Ghana, from its hub at New York JFK.

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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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Singapore Airlines is increasing the frequency of services to points in Southeast Asia, North Asia, the Indian subcontinent and other markets during the northern-winter operating season from October 30, 2011 to March 24, 2012 because of continuing growth in travel demand.

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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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Japan Airlines and Cathay Pacific Airways have agreed to extend their existing codeshare deal to allow JAL to codeshare on flights operated by Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong, Bangkok and Singapore to destinations in Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe.

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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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Safari travel specialist Africa Adventure Consultants says it has taken advantage of low airfares and favorable exchange rates to create value pricing on South Africa Safari Specials.

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V Australia, the long-haul arm of the Virgin Blue Group, will launch direct flights between Johannesburg, South Africa and Melbourne, Australia in March 2010 assuming it receives the requisite government approval.

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