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South African Airways Collects Bouquet of Awards

South_African_Airways_carrierSouth African Airways (SAA) has collected a bouquet of awards reconfirming its position as the leading airline on the African continent.

South_African_Airways_service“South African Airways is an award winning airline to which the number of awards the airline scoops annually stands as proof”, said Thuli Mpshe, SAA’s Acting CEO.

SAA was awarded Best Domestic Airline at this year’s Sunday Times Top Brands Awards, in the Domestic Airline category. The airline’s low-cost carrier, Mango, was named as South Africa’s Top Low-Cost Airline consumer brand and came second in the Domestic Airline category.

The results in the Domestic Airline category were: First: SAA (59,66%), second Mango 49,01%, third British Airways 47,52& and fourth Kulula (39,91%).

“We are again very proud to have received the latest handful of awards, bolstering morale and demonstrating that the airline can rightfully stand its ground as one of the leading airlines in the world”, SAA’s Acting CEO added.

SAA was also one of the big winners at the fourth annual Business Traveller Africa Conference and Awards, held in association with Absa at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg, where SAA was a ‘double’ winner, picking up the top award in the Best African Regional Short-Haul Airline and Best African Long-Haul Airline categories.

Furthermore SAA’s on board wine serving also received positive feedback with its Best Sparkling Wines International Business Class, ranked as number three and Best Red Wine International Business Class ranked number five at Global Traveler’s 11th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Competition.

The GSA for South African Airways in Greece is Discover the World Greece & Cyprus.

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