Fort Lauderdale, FL (June 24, 2019) –For travelers still waiting to make their summer vacations plans, South African Airways (SAA) announces the perfect getaway with special low fares to South Africa starting from $1499* roundtrip.  SAA’s Summer Savings to Africa fares are offered from New York-JFK International Airport to Johannesburg, starting from $1499* roundtrip (restrictions apply) and to Cape Town from $1579* roundtrip (restrictions apply).  This sale is offered for a limited time only and tickets must be purchased by July 17, 2019  for travel commencing on or before August 10, 2019.


“Our Summer Savings to South Africa sale offer you the perfect opportunity to visit two inspiring destinations in South Africa, Johannesburg and Cape Town, each presenting a flavor and charm of their own, but always dynamic, welcoming and exhilarating.” said Todd Neuman, executive vice president, North America, for South African Airways.  He added, “Our special fares coupled with the extremely favorable exchange rate for the U.S. dollar make this summer the perfect season to explore South Africa.”


South African Airways is one of Africa’s most awarded airlines, having been honored with a 4-star rating for 17 consecutive years by Skytrax.  With the most daily flights from the U.S. to South Africa, South African Airways offers nonstop service from New York-JFK Airport and direct service from Washington, DC-Dulles Airport to Johannesburg via Accra, Ghana or Dakar, Senegal.  Onboard, SAA offers an in-flight experience that reflects the warmth of Africa and designed for pure comfort for long-haul travel.  Travelers 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 programming menu of newly released 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.


To book these sale fares or for additional information, travelers should visit, call SAA Reservations at 1-(800) 722-9675 or contact their professional travel advisor. As one of the leading airlines in Africa, SAA also offers low fares from the U.S. and Canada to a variety of other exciting and experiential destinations throughout continent.


About South African Airways

South African Airways (SAA), 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.C.-IAD (via Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal) to Johannesburg. SAA has partnerships with United Airlines, Air Canada, JetBlue Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, Alaska Airlines and American Airlines, which offer convenient connections from more than 100 cities in the U.S. and Canada to SAA’s flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4-Star rating for 17 consecutive years.




*The $1499 fare is valid for travel from New York (JFK) to Johannesburg (JNB) for travel commencing on or before 8/10/19 for weekday travel (Mon-Thu). The $1579 fare is valid for travel from New York (JFK) to Cape Town (CPT) for travel commencing on or before 8/10/19 for weekday travel (Mon-Thu). Weekend(Fri-Sun) surcharges are applicable. Fares must be purchased within 72 hours of reservation being made, or 7 days prior to departure, whichever comes first.  All tickets must be issued by July 17, 2019. Minimum stay: Must stay over one Sunday for fares to apply. Maximum stay is 3 months.  Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Cancellations before/after departure: fares and carrier-imposed fees (YR/YQ/Q) are non-refundable. Date change fee: $300 plus any applicable fare difference. Administrative fees may also apply. Accompanied children 2-11 years of age pay 75% of the adult fare Infant (not occupying a seat) discount – Pays 10% of the adult fare. Baggage and optional service fees may apply. Reservations made 7 days or more prior to scheduled departure may be canceled without penalty up to 24 hours after the reservation is made.