SAA back in Malawi skies – Capital Radio Malawi
23 April, 2024

SAA- resuming flights to Lilongwe

South African Airways-SAA will resume its flights between South Africa and Malawi from March 16 and ticket sales begin today.

SAA Chief Executive Officer John Lamola made the revelation during a meeting with Malawi’s High Commissioner to South Africa Stella Ndau at the Malawi High Commission.

Also present during the meeting was Vimla Maistry, Head of Corporate Affairs at SAA and other Diplomatic staff.

The announcement follows a series of engagements and negotiations between SAA, the Malawi Mission in Pretoria and the Government of Malawi.

During the visit, Lamola expressed enthusiasm that SAA will finally be operating on this route as the challenges they encountered were being resolved.

He stated that the national flag carrier has to restructure and one of the focus areas was promotion of AFCTA within the SADC region and hence the rigorous planning that preceded the resumption of flights.

He commended the Malawi High Commission for its efforts, commitment, and collaboration in ensuring the resumption of SAA’s flights to Malawi.

On her part, Malawi’s envoy Stella Ndau commended SAA for its decision saying it signified renewed confidence that South African businesses have in the operating environment in Malawi.

She also reiterated that the resumption of flights will contribute to the improvement of the tourism and transport sectors as stipulated in the MW2063 Agenda.

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