South African Airways (SAA) launches new routes just in time for the holidays. The airline will begin s ervices to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, Windhoek in Namibia, and a special schedule to Ggeberha from Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport.

SAA will begin twice-daily flights to Windhoek, Namibia, on Thursday, December 8, 2022, which will operate seven days a week. Customers can now enjoy unique safaris that connect them to the earth, as well as beautiful sunrises and sunsets against a majestic backdrop of either sea or sand, thanks to SAA.

SAA has added Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, to its expanding route network, effective Wednesday, December 14, 2022. Flights leave Johannesburg at 10:50 a.m. and arrive at Victoria Falls International Airport at 12:25 a.m. six days a week, except on Saturdays. Departures from Victoria Falls begin at 13:10 and arrive in Johannesburg at 14:50.

Victoria Falls is still a popular tourist destination, and the airline is proud to transport its passengers to the splendour of one of the world’s largest waterfalls. Except for Saturdays, flights are available seven days a week.

SAA has added a holiday flight option to Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) for their domestic travellers. Beginning Monday, December 12, 2022, the airline will offer three return flights per day to the Eastern Cape Province. “We are thrilled to start flying to Ggeberha as demand is high over the holiday season and we are happy to play our part in bringing families together this festive period.” SAA’s Executive Commercial, Mr. Tebogo Tsimane, says.

This route will be served by an Airbus A320 operated by SAA. There are a limited number of seats available; visit for all flight schedules and the best fares.

SAA has increased frequencies to Harare, Zimbabwe, from 7 to 10 times per week, and Mauritius from 4 to 7 times per week, to accommodate customers ahead of the holiday season.

“In pursuit of this drive to please our customers, we are relentlessly working on expanding the network of destinations we serve, to enhance seamless travel connectivity,” says SAA’s Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer, Professor John Lamola. “Our new routes, along with increased frequencies to our regional destinations, represent the second phase of our post-Covid restart operations.”


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