South African Airways has announced that it will operate new non-stop service from New York (JFK) to Johannesburg beginning May 1, 2009.
Flight SA204, which will now depart at 11:35 a.m. and arrive in Johannesburg at 8:45 a.m. the following day, opens up a host of connections, taking more travelers to more of Africa through SAA’s Johannesburg hub. As an African airline with global reach, SAA’s unmatched African network will now make it possible to leave New York in the morning and connect throughout South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa as well as Africa’s Indian Ocean islands, all with seamless connections. Within South Africa, SAA offers frequent service to cities such as Cape Town and Durban, and the new flight schedule will allow travelers to arrive at these popular cities mid-day. Coupled with SAA’s commitment to excellence and its award-winning service, there is no better choice for service from the U.S. to Africa.
The same-day connections feature flights to Botswana, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.