South African Airways (SAA), has been honored by Global Traveler magazine as, "Best Airline in Africa" in the publication's GT Tested Reader's annual survey.
The magazine presented the award to SAA at its ceremony held on December 13th at the Peninsula Hotel Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, CA, recognizing the airline for its consistently high-quality service that keeps it in the world-class category and best in the region for the 13th consecutive year.
In this year's GT Tested Reader's survey, SAA also received honorable mention for, "Best Airline for Onboard Service", "Best Airline for Flight Attendants" and "Best Airport Lounges".
As the leading carrier from the U.S. to South Africa, South African Airways is the only airline to offer daily nonstop service from New York – JFK and daily direct service from Washington, DC-Dulles to Johannesburg, South Africa.
South African Airways also offers nonstop service from Washington, DC-Dulles to Accra, Ghana, four-days per week and Dakar, Senegal, three-days per week.
From its hub in Johannesburg, SAA offers business and leisure travelers convenient connections to over 75 destinations on the Africa continent in partnership with its regional airlines SA Express, Airlink and Mango.