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South African Airlines (Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens) is South Africa's natinal airline. It was founded in 1934, after the take-over of private company Union Airways. Its headquarters are in Johannesburg.
South African Airlines managed to make a full recovery following the difficulties faced by airlines during the apartheid years, when many countries banned the PAC access to their airports. Today it has a fleet consisting of 55 aircraft, and it serves 37 destinations across 5 continents.
South African Airways has held a 49% stake in Air Tanzania since 2002, which was its first investment in a foreign airline.
South African Airways has been a member of Star Alliance since 10th April 2006.
As a member of the Star Alliance, South African Airlines is a participant of the loyalty program 'Miles & More', which offers clients the opportunity to collect reward points on flights bought within the group.
These reward points can then be converted to discounts or upgrades on future flights with any of the alliance's members.
Cape Town - Johannesburg - Dakar - Cairo - Addis Ababa - Dubai - Port Louis (Mauritius) - Antananarivo - Abidjan
Hong Kong - Singapor
Sydney - Perth
Paris - Frankfurt - Rome - London - Zurich
New York - Washington - Sao Paulo