South African Airways (SAA) has added capacity to the Eastern Cape for business travellers between East London and Johannesburg.
SAA currently operates 24 flights per week between Johannesburg and East London, with a double daily service (except on Mondays and Saturdays).
From Sunday 10 June, 2018 the airline will operate additional flights on three days of the week, increasing the service to 30 flights per week.
SAA has scheduled the additional flights to cater specifically for the business traveller wanting to travel in time for meetings and who require additional flexibility for return flights.
The additional flights are SA472 which departs on Mondays and Thursdays from East London at 06h30 and arrives Johannesburg at 07h55 and at 08h00 on Saturdays to arrive at 09h25.
Flight SA477 returns on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays from Johannesburg at 18h55 to arrive in East London at 20h20
South African Airways operates Johannesburg-East London flights with Airbus A319 or A320 aircraft, offering SAA’s premium service in Business class.
Early morning departures out of East London offer seamless connections at Johannesburg with SAA flights departing for other destinations in SAA’s regional route network. Flights arriving late afternoon in Johannesburg offer easy connections with SAA’s international flights.
SAA and its partner airlines, provide comprehensive service to the Eastern Cape with flights between Johannesburg and East London, George and Port Elizabeth. They also operate between Durban and East London, Cape Town and East London, and Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.