Fort Lauderdale, FL (December 4, 2019) – South African Airways (SAA) is honored to be named “Best Airline in Africa” and “Best Business Class to Africa” in the annual 2019 Best in Business Travel Awards survey by readers of Business Traveler Magazine. The Best in Business Travel Awards distinguishes the achievements of the most deserving organizations in the business travel industry and the readers of Business Traveler Magazine have selected South African Airways among a variety of top travel products and services. The publication has named SAA as the “Best Airline in Africa” for the last 11 years and for 10 consecutive years as “Best Business Class to Africa.”
“We are very proud to receive these awards and are grateful to Business Traveler Magazine and its readers for selecting South African Airways as the best airline for travel on the African continent,” said Todd Neuman, executive vice president, North America for South African Airways. “Readers of the magazine are well versed in the world of business travel and are quite discerning. It is indeed a significant achievement to receive these accolades for so many years and is a testament to the talented team of SAA employees worldwide that are focused on delivering the best in world-classservice.”
“South African Airways has long been recognized by business travelers as one of the world’s leading airlines, offering exceptional air travel service across Africa,” said Dan Booth, editorial director of Business Traveler. “The Best in Business Travel Awards are the result of an independent survey, and thus truly reflect voice of the business travel community. To have received these honors consistently for so many years certainly signifies a high level of commitment and excellence. We offer our heartfelt congratulations to the SAA team for this outstanding achievement.”
South African Airways is one of Africa’s most awarded airlines, honored with a 4-star rating for 17 consecutive years by Skytrax. South African Airways offers the most daily flights from the U.S. to South Africa with nonstop service from New York-JFK Airport and direct service from Washington, DC-Dulles Airport to Johannesburg via Accra, Ghana. Onboard, SAA offers an in-flight experience designed for pure comfort for long-haul travel. Our customers enjoy a spacious Economy Class cabin, a delicious choice of meals, a wide selection of complimentary spirits and award-winning South African wines and generous checked baggage allowance. Also included are individual audio / visual entertainment systems that deliver an extensive menu of first-run movies, music choices, and games. Via our Johannesburg hub, SAA links the world to over 75 destinations across the African continent and Africa’s Indian Ocean islands.
For further information on South African Airways product and services, please visit www.flysaa.com or for reservations call 1-(800) 722-9675.