South African Airways is delighted to announce that it has replaced its older generation A340-200 with a brand new A330-200 aircraft on its London – Cape Town route, with over 60% of its operations from the UK now operated by A330-200s which are less than a year old.
UK & Ireland Country Manager, Gary Kershaw told TravelPlus, “We are very proud to have this brand new aircraft operating the Cape Town route. It is a massive improvement that I know our customers will really appreciate. To have a consistent product on the UK routes is something we have been striving to achieve for some while. The A330-200 is not only more fuel efficient which reduces our carbon footprint but offers greater service enhancements for our customers and the feedback to date has been excellent.”
All aircraft feature a two-class configuration: Business Class and Economy Class.
Business Class customers can get a full night’s sleep on the 180-degree fully flat-bed seats complete with full size pillow and a duvet. Our à la carte menu influenced by authentic Southern African cuisine is complemented by the finest award-winning South African wines. Each seat is equipped with power to the seat, allowing you to work, relax and play on your laptop without worrying about running out of battery.
One of the stand-out features on the new A330-200 is the new In-flight Entertainment (IFE) system. The new IFE technology has been integrated into the seat structure allowing more space and comfort for passengers in Economy Class to stretch their legs in order to relax further and arrive in better shape. A 2-4-2 configuration offers greater privacy for couples travelling and ensures that no-one is more than one seat from the aisle.
All seats in Economy offer a selection of “on demand” movies, TV shows, games and more and their 10” screens are some of the largest in the industry about the same size as an iPad, so you won’t be left squinting at the screen.
An additional 20kg free of charge sporting equipment allowance lets you take your golf clubs or diving equipment without the worry of excess baggage charges.