South African Airways (SAA) will resume flight operations on 23 September. The SAA said in a statement, it was closed after more than 15 months in view of the Kovid-19 pandemic.
Thomas Kogokolo, CEO of South African Airway, said, “After months of hard work, we are delighted that SAA is resuming service and we look forward to welcoming our loyal passengers and flying the South African flag, and we Be a safe carrier and will continue to adhere to the COVID-19 protocol.”
Ngokolo said the airways will start from Johannesburg with flights to Cape Town, Accra (Ghana), Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Harare (Zimbabwe), Lusaka (Zambia) and Maputo (Mozambique). They will connect destinations in response to market conditions.
“There is a deep sense of enthusiasm within Team SAA as we prepare for takeoff, with one common objective – to rebuild and maintain a profitable airline that will once again take the lead among local, continental and international airlines. “As we are now ready for takeoff, we see this as a major milestone for SAA and the country,” Kgokolo said. Faced problems and resorted to a trade hedge last year.