South African Airways (SAA) is South Africa's largest domestic and foreign airline. Its headquarters are located in Airways Park, located at OR Tambo International Airport. The company employs 37 destinations worldwide and owns centers in both Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Prior to South African Airways, the South African Government was a member of Union Airways and was given the current name in 1934. The growth of the company was relatively slow, which is largely influenced by World War II. However, SAA achieved its long-term goal in 1945; route to Europe.
1950. The Boeing 707 was launched in the years to come, followed by several more recent "power generation" models. Further progress has been made on a regular basis until the 1970s, even though the airline has been steadily increasing; the effects of apartheid on the international status of the airline. The 1988 United States General Apartheid Act prohibited all flights operated by South African airlines, including SAA. In 1987, SAA services in Perth and Sydney stopped thanks to the Australian opposition to apartheid.
In the past few years, the Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) has launched a restructuring aimed at ensuring that all employees comply with the applicable international standards
. The SAA will fly five domestic destinations and 32 international destinations in 26 countries, and British Airways, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines , Emirates, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways and United Airlines – there are only nine airlines flying to all six populated continents.