Travel Guide


South African Airways

The FlySAA Experience
South African Airways bring the world to Africa and take Africa to the world.

SAA offers double daily overnight flights from Heathrow to Johannesburg and easy onward connections to Manzini. Flights between Johannesburg and Manzini operate daily with at least three flights a day which offers easy and regular access to all of Swaziland’s attractions.


Economy Class - click here to watch a video 
SAA’s economy baggage allowance includes 1 piece of baggage (up to 23kg per bag) plus a free piece of sporting equipment (up to 20kg). And customers are invited to check in online or through SAA’s mobile app to save time at the airport and help make your journey even smoother.

Once on board you can stretch out and enjoy one of the most spacious economy cabins to Southern Africa. The 2-4-2 seat configuration guarantees you are only ever one seat away from the aisle with on-demand personal entertainment which offers the latest movies and TV shows.

During the flight passengers are offered a choice of mouth-watering dishes served with excellent South African wines and a wide range of complimentary drinks.

Business Class - click here to watch a video
When flying in Business Class with South African Airways you will benefit from a dedicated check-in desk, priority baggage handling and a two piece baggage allowance per person (up to 23kg per bag) with an additional free piece of sporting equipment (up to 20kg).

With check-in complete, you are invited to sit back, relax and enjoy the Maple Leaf departure lounge at Heathrow and dedicated South African Airways lounge in Johannesburg.

On-board SAA’s business class features forward facing flat beds which are 21” wide with a 73” seat pitch and the enhanced comfort of an overnight mattress, duvet and full size pillow. In addition, the 2-2-2 seat configuration guarantees you a window or aisle seat every time.

Should you choose to work during your journey power is available at every seat. Alternatively, the latest movies, TV shows and audio can be enjoyed on-demand via a personal 12” widescreen.

During the flight business class passengers are served a seasonal quarterly menu made with locally sources ingredients, with a selection of award-winning South African wines and a wide range of complimentary drinks.

On arrival, you will be able to freshen up and prepare for the day ahead in the arrivals lounge at Heathrow and dedicated SAA arrivals lounge in Johannesburg where showers, breakfast and complimentary suit pressing facilities are available.

For more information please visit the South African Airways website.



·        Coolest Domestic Airline - Sunday Times Generation Next Awards

·        Skytrax 4 Star Airline Rating - Skytrax

·         African Cargo Airline of the Year Award - STAT Times


·         Skytrax 4 star Airline rating - Skytrax

·         Best Airline in Africa - Skytrax

·         Best Service Staff in Africa - Skytrax

·         Top Perfoming Airline - SA Ubuntu Tourism Awards

·         Leading Airline in Africa - World Travel Awards

·         Coolest Domestic Airline - Sunday Times Generation Next Awards

·         Domestic Airlines-SAA - Sunday Times Top Brands 2014

·         Best African Airline - Business Traveller Awards

·         Industry Leader: Airline - Ask Afrika Orange Index

·         Best Airline in Africa - Premier Traveller Magazine

·         Best Airline in Africa - Global Traveller Awards

For a full list of Awards, click here