South African Airways is a leading airline in South Africa and was formed in 1934. Its aim is to establish a global presence though a high quality of service to customers, while continuing to maintain its identity as an African airline.
Other than its wide domestic reach, South African Airlines serves more than 40 worldwide destinations. It is always on the lookout for reducing the carbon footprint of its aircraft, as environment friendliness is a priority for the airline.
The airline has dominated the Best Airline in Africa category at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for 11 years in a row as of 2013, and is a member of Star Alliance.
Passengers in Saudi Arabia can make a South African Airlines online booking to fly to destinations in Africa, Europe, Asia and North and South America. Passengers can connect to the carrier from Riyadh, and the extensive route map is made possible also through codeshare agreements with other airlines.
The fleet of the carrier contains Airbus A319, A330 and A340 models and a Boeing 737 as well. The airline is committed to the Airbus aircraft with many more on order as well.
Passengers could start their experience with the airline by opting for the South African Airlines online check in service. This helps them to save a lot of time that’s usually spent waiting in queues at the airport. It is also advisable to check the status of their reservation a few hours before leaving for the airport using the South African Airlines PNR status.
Once at the airport, premium class passengers can experience the world-class luxurious lounges to relax in before boarding. On board the aircraft, the comfortable seating and range of in-flight entertainment would ensure that you have a relaxed flight. Add to this the well-designed menus that offer a range of cuisines, and you are sure to have a memorable experience. For more details, please contact the customer service of the airline here.
Passengers will find that the South African Airlines baggage policies allow them to carry on 1 piece of luggage that weighs up to 8 kg and an additional item such as a laptop bag. Check-in luggage may weigh up to 23 kg in Economy and up to 32 kg in Business Class. Some more rules apply depending on point of origin and your destination, and you can find the complete list here.
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