South African Airways Introduces New Aircraft With New D.C. Route

The new Premium Business Class cabin aboard South African Airways latest aircraft // Photo courtesy of South African Airways

South African Airways is now offering daily flights to Washington, D.C. on its new state-of-the-art aircraft.

The company’s new Airbus A330-300 provides new flights on the Washington, D.C.-Dulles to Accra, Ghana, route – a route that compliments its existing route between Washington, D.C. and Dakar, Senegal, which the new aircraft will also fly on.

The interior design of the aircraft offers travelers a comfortable environment during long flights with warm, neutral colors, textures and finishes meant to compliment the airline’s African culture and heritage.

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Travelers using South African Airways can also take advantage of the company’s Step-up program to experience the new Premium Business Class product, which offers a 180-degree flat-bed, direct aisle access, gourmet meals, South African wine, an on-demand entertainment system, noise canceling headphones, power and USB ports at every seat, as well as increased privacy.

Economy class seats aboard South African Airways' Airbus A330-300.

The Economy Class offers travelers a more spacious cabin with newly designed slim-line seats for extra legroom and personal space, PC power and USB ports and an on-demand entertainment system with a 10-inch touch screen for viewing movies, television shows, interactive games or audio programming equipped with over 170 music channels. Guests in this cabin also receive freshly prepared meals and complimentary South African wines and bar service.

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