South African Airways offers daily overnight flights from London to Johannesburg on board the new Airbus A330-300 with easy onward connections to over 30 destinations across Southern Africa.
The aircraft offers state-of-the-art technology; they are quieter than previous generation aircraft, equipped with advanced avionics and navigation systems, and are more environmentally friendly due to ultra-fuel-efficient Rolls-Royce Trent engines, resulting in lower fuel burn and, as a result, lower carbon emissions. The A330-300s offer more Business Class seats than any aircraft already in the SAA fleet. In total, the aircraft has capacity for 249 passengers, with 46 in Business Class and 203 in Economy Class.
Business Class customers will enjoy a world class service from the moment they arrive at the airport, with a dedicated check-in desk, priority baggage handling and Fast Track through security at Heathrow Terminal 2. They will also benefit from a generous two piece baggage allowance per person (up to 32kg per bag) and an additional piece of sporting equipment (up to 23kg).
With check-in complete, Business Class customers are invited to sit back, relax and enjoy the Maple Leaf departure lounge at Heathrow and dedicated South African Airways lounge in Johannesburg – the perfect place to escape from the hectic demands of travel.
Business Class on the new A330s makes customers between London and Johannesburg feel at home in their very own ‘living space’. Seating in Business Class cabins is in a staggered 1-2-1 configuration, offering all customers a forward facing, lie-flat seat, increased privacy and direct access to the aisle. To give customers the best possible viewing experience, each seat is fitted with its own high-resolution, 15” screen. There is space for personal tablets to rest in the back of the seat and SAA has introduced an app where customers can download additional entertainment before their flight. Customers will experience restaurant quality a-la-carte dining, served with award-winning South African wines.
On arrival, passengers can freshen up and prepare for the day ahead in SAA’s dedicated arrivals lounge in Johannesburg and the Plaza Premium Arrivals lounge at Heathrow. Luxurious shower facilities, an exciting choice of fresh food and beverages, TV, free fibre-optic Wifi and an extensive selection of international newspapers and magazines are available to ensure a relaxing journey from start to finish.
South African Airways brings the world to Africa and takes Africa to the world.
For more information or to make a booking with South African Airways, please contact your Travel and Transport Statesman team.