South African Airways, the national flag carrier of South Africa has been named "Best Airline in Africa" by Skytrax for the fourteenth consecutive year.
The award was presented to SAA at the Skytrax World Airline Awards ceremony during the annual Farnborough Airshow in Englandon July 11th.
Skytrax awards, the brainchild of an independent aviation research organisation, have become an institution on the annual events calendar. The awards are based on unsolicited customer feedback which makes them the benchmark of airline excellence.
"We are rightfully excited and proud to have won the Skytrax Award as, Best Airline in Africa, for the fourteenth consecutive year, which demonstrates that SAA is still one of the foremost airlines in the world and a leader on the African continent," said Musa Zwane, Acting Chief Executive Officer for South African Airways.