Business Class

Forward-facing flat beds
Two beds on plane with built in lamps

Relax and enjoy a great night’s sleep in our forward-facing flat beds, which are 23” wide with a 45" seat pitch. Benefit from the enhanced comfort of an overnight mattress, duvet and full size pillow.

Never far from the aisle
Seats on plane in rows of two

Rest assured, our staggered 1-2-1 seat configuration guarantees you individual aisle access.

On-demand entertainment
Remote control, woman watching screen that can be pulled out.

Watch the latest movies and TV shows on-demand, via a personal 15 inch widescreen, or enjoy our in flight audio entertainment.

Gourmet cuisine
Tray with fine food, close up of desert

Enjoy restaurant quality a-la-carte dining, perfectly accompanied by award-winning South African wines.

Award winning wines
Champagne in bucket, wine on rack

South Africa has a unique heritage of winemaking and we are proud to serve exclusively South African wines on-board our flights. 24 white and 24 red of the very best vintages have been exclusively selected from more than 730 South African wine producers for your drinking pleasure.

A generous baggage allowance
Two suitcases up to 32kg per bag.

Benefit from a generous two piece baggage allowance (up to 32kg per bag) with dedicated check-in and priority baggage handling at the airport.

Power at your seat
International plug sockets as well as USB

Power at your seat if you choose to work on board.

Departure and arrivals lounges
Woman reading paper, bar

Sit back and enjoy the Maple Leaf Lounge at Heathrow and our dedicated SAA departure lounge in Johannesburg. Surrounded by calm and comfort, you’ll feel relaxed and ready for your trip. Freshen up and prepare for the day ahead in our comfortable, well-equipped arrivals lounges at Heathrow and Johannesburg where you can shower, have your suit pressed and enjoy breakfast before your morning meeting.

Economy Class

Spacious cabins
Isles of seats on plane

Stretch out and enjoy our spacious and modern cabins to Southern Africa, fitted with newly designed slim-line seats which have a 30 - 32" seat pitch. Enjoy access to individual USB charging ports and shared PC power points.

Never far from the aisle
Rows of seats in 2-4-2 configuration.

Rest assured, our 2-4-2 seat configuration guarantees that you're only ever one seat away from the aisle.

On-demand entertainment
Screens in back of chairs.

Watch on-demand in flight entertainment of your choice, featuring the latest movies, TV shows and audio on a great 10.1" screen. 

Delicious food and wine
Breakfast on a tray, wine in a rack

Enjoy a choice of mouth-watering dishes, served with excellent South African wines and a wide range of complimentary drinks.  

Online check in
Laptop and phone

Online check-in is available 24 hours before departure. Save time at the airport by checking in online or through our new mobile app – simply download the app from App Store or Google Play and enter your booking information.

A generous baggage allowance
1 suitcase up to 23kgs

Receive a one piece baggage allowance (up to 23kg per bag).