SAA to cancel flights across six routes

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Travel News 27 Sep 2017

South African Airways has confirmed it will cancel flights on six of its regional destinations due to "operational reasons". Some of the cancellations are effective as of 25 September 2017.

This comes after the airline issued a statement end of August saying the airline was set to introduce network changes on the domestic and regional segments of its route network.

The affected routes are:

  • Brazzaville via Pointe Noire in the Congo;
  • Douala in Cameroon via Libreville in Gabon;
  • Kinshasa in the DRC;
  • Entebbe in Uganda;
  • Luanda in Angola;
  • Cotonou in Benin via Libreville in Gabon.

SAA says it will re-accommodate passengers with alternative travel to be finalised "on/before October 17, 2017".

The regional flight cancellations are as follows:

  • Effective September 25, flight SA084 JNB-PNR (Point Noire) – BZV (Brazzaville) -JNB will operate on Fridays only. Currently the airline services the route on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays.
  • Effective October 9, flight SA086 JNB-LBV (Libreville) – DLA (Douala) , Fridays only. Currently the airline services this route on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
  • Effective October 9, flight SA050 JNB-FIH (Kinshasa) will operate on Sundays and Thursdays. Currently the airline services the route on Sundays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • Effective October 9, flight SA160 JNB-EBB (Entebbe) will operate on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays. Currently the airline services the route on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays.
  • Effective October 9, SAA will operate JNB-LAD (Luanda) on Sundays, Tuesdays and Saturdays. Currently the airline services the route daily.
  • Effective November 1, flight SA090 JNB-LBV (Libreville) –COO (Cotonou) will operate on Mondays and Saturdays. Currently the airline services the route on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Please contact your travel manager for more information and ticket changes on the affected routes.