Lilongwe — The South African Airways (SAA) in association with Malawi Department of Tourism have reduced flight charges from London to Malawi to £604 return ticket about K422,800, saving up to £149 about K104,300.
The year round discount fares include, return flights to Malawi’s Lilongwe International airport (LLW), return flight to Chileka International Airport (BLZ) at £624 about K436, 800 saving up to £129 about K90, 300.
According to the press release made available to Malawi News Agency (Mana), by public relations manager Jean Paul Zapata, travelers can purchase the discounted fares for travel up to 13th July 2015, 19th August-12th December, 25th December 2015-31st March 2016.
The statement reads that SAA, the African’s most awarded airline, operates double daily flights from Heathrow to Johannesburg and beyond to over 30 destinations in Southern Africa.
“In its domestic market SAA has an extensive schedule operating 556 flights in total per week between Johannesburg – Cape Town, Durban, East London and Port Elizabeth, from its Johannesburg hub, as well as code-shared flights between Lanseria – Cape Town and Durban,” reads part of the statement.
Zapata in the statement said that SAA offers more frequencies than any other airline in South Africa, regionally it offers 24 destinations across the African continent including Abidjan, Accra, Blantyre, Brazzaville, Cotonou, Dakar, Dar es Salaam, Douala, Entebbe, Harare, Kinshasa, Lagos, Libreville, Lilongwe, Livingstone, Luanda, Lusaka, Maputo, Mauritius, Nairobi, Ndola, Pointe Noire, Victoria Falls and Windhoek.
He said SAA’s operates to 40 destinations worldwide via an international network that creates links to all major continents from South Africa through 11 direct routes and code shares, with daily flights from Johannesburg to London (Heathrow), Frankfurt, Munich, Mumbai, Perth, Hong Kong, Beijing, New York, Washington, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires.
“SAA has codes share agreements with 27 other airlines across the markets it serves; the airline has extended its code share agreement with Mango, its low cost operator, to also include coastal cities in South Africa,” reads part of the statement.
Zapata said SAA’s core business is the provision of passenger airlines and cargo transport services together with related services, which are provided through SAA and its four wholly owned subsidiaries: SAA Technical; Mango its low cost carrier; Air chefs, the catering entity of SAA and South African Travel Centre (SATC).
SAA is a Star Alliance member, which offers more than 21, 900 daily flights to 1, 328 airports in 195 countries and is a winner of the ‘Best Airlines in Africa’ Ward in the regional category for eleven consecutive years.
Mango and SAA hold the number one and number two successive spots as South Africa’s most on-time airlines.
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