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For those who are keen and follow my profile, they will know I won a trip to the World Cup Quarter Finals in Johannesburg which involved flying to said destination on South African Airways from Heathrow. What follows is my experience with the national airline. History Formed from ... Read review

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SAA - truly a pain in the AAS (South African Airways) Review with images

AdvantagesGood food and wine, nice ground staff

DisadvantagesReally, really bad seats, rude and unhelpful attendants, noisy toilets, seating reservation issues

"...flying to said destination on South African Airways from Heathrow. What follows is my experience with the national airline. == History == Formed from an existing company in 1934 by the South African Government, South African Airways started as a domestic carrier before branching into European routes in 1945. Since that time the airline fleet has grown, as have the number of routes operated. Today SAA are members of the Star Alliance and own ..." Read review
07.07.2010

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Best way to get to South Africa

AdvantagesGreat staff

Disadvantagesnone

"...time I went on a South African Airways plane was Christmas 2007. Starting from the beginning, the person that i rang to book the tickets was lovely a very nice South African accent, she was very helpful and helped me with the best tickets for the days I wanted. The day of travelling can be very stressful if you are going away for a month and are double, triple checking that everything is turned off and locked. The lady at the check in desk ..." Read review
05.03.2008

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Country South Africa
Continent Africa

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