South African Airways (SAA) and US Airways (NYSE: LCC) announced a new bilateral code share agreement. South African Airways will receive expanded access to and throughout the United States, along with the convenience of a single-ticket purchase.
Conversely, customers traveling on US Airways will gain new access to destinations throughout South Africa and to Dakar, Senegal (subject to US Airways securing approval from Senegalese authorities) with the new code share. SAA’s customers will continue to have the ability to earn and redeem Voyager miles on these new code share flights.
SAA’s customers will have access to US Airways’ hub cities of Charlotte in North Carolina and Phoenix as well as various destinations within the United States. Equally, US Airways customers will have access to SAA’s hub in Johannesburg as well as convenient connections to Cape Town, Durban, East London and Port Elizabeth in South Africa. Customers will also have access to Dakar, Senegal via SAA’s Washington-Johannesburg service. Specific connection information is below: