At a time when many thought it would never take to the skies again, South African Airways has reassured its customers and stakeholders that it will continue to operate essential flights.
The essential flights include repatriation and cargo flights during the month of May and even beyond. The airline said it had no plans to cease its operations on the 8th of May.
In a statement, the airline said it will honour all existing commitments to provide air transportation services to its customers and any other requests that it receives.
The airlines is currently considering several requests for repatriation flights to North, West and East Africa, the UK, the Middle East, South and North America, and the Far East in May.
Since the 3rd of April, South African Airways has transported more than 9,100 passengers to six continents and more than 870 tons of freight which included essential humanitarian cargo.
“As long as such requests are received, SAA will endeavour to fulfill them.” the airline said.