SAA swaps Washington stopover


SAA is adding a fifth weekly flight to Accra (ACC) and on to Washington DC, Dulles International Airport (IAD), reducing the number of flights via Dakar, Senegal to two a week.

The national carrier offers a daily service from JNB to IAD, flying via the two West African cities using an Airbus A330-300 and A330-200. The A330-300 features 46 lie-flat business-class seats and 203 in economy class. The A330-200 offers 36 lie-flat business-class and 186 economy-class seats.

Flight SA209 departs JNB every day except Thursday and Saturday at 18h30, arriving in ACC at 10h35, departing at 11h35, arriving in IAD at 06h25 the following day. The return flight SA210 departs IAD every day except Friday and Sunday at 17h40, arriving in ACC at 08h40 the following day, departing at 09h10, arriving in JNB at 16h55.