South African restart daily flights

The airline resumed daily flights in April 2011, with convenient connections via Johannesburg to Southern Africa, Europe, The Americas, Far East and Australia.On the regional services SAA now flies to 20 destinations in Africa which  include: Abidjan, Accra, Blantyre, Dakar, Dar Es Salaam, Entebbe, Harare, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, Lilongwe, Livingstone, Luanda, Lusaka, Maputo, Mauritius, Nairobi, Victoria Falls, and Windhoek.

Our mission is to deliver sustainable profits and grow our market share through world- class service to our customers internally and externally,said Mrs Yogi Biriggwa, SAA Country Manager Uganda.Speaking during the award ceremony for its best performing travel agents in Kampala last week, Biriggwa said  the  aim of the awards  is to strengthen business relationships between the agents and the airline and emphasise the existence of South African Airways services and products to the agents.

The awards are meant to o appreciate and recognise all agents for their roles and the support they give South African airways,she said.For their exceptional loyalty and consistence support, South African Airways (SAA) rewarded its agents and retail businesses that sell travel related services and products on behalf of the airline.In May 2010 South African Airways (SAA) was, for the 8th consecutive year, voted The Best Airline in Africa. The South African national carrier has also been named winner of the category Staff Service Excellence Africa in the Skytrax World Airline Awards SAA, the African airline with global reach vision, started Uganda operations in Dec 2000 with three flights a week same day turn around schedule between Johannesburg and Entebbe. It currently has 55 aircraft fleet with an average age of five  years.

In 2006 the schedule was changed to depart early morning in order to accommodate more connections. In 2007 flights were increased to four  per week and in 2008 flights were increased to five per week and then to Daily in the same year

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