South African Airways catches soccer fever
JOHANNESBURG. 11 June 2009. South African Airways (SAA) has caught the soccer fever which has gripped many in the country and welcomes participants and spectators to the Confederation Cup soccer tournament.
As the national carrier, SAA is proud to bring soccer fans from across the globe here to our beloved country. Along with the rest of our nation’s soccer lovers, we are excited about this tournament which is to be played in sunny South Africa from 14 to 28 June.
SAA is always keen to bring sport fans to the action and has previously made special arrangements for cricket lovers to attend the Indian Premier League and for rugby lovers to attend the British and Irish Lions Tour of South Africa. In anticipation of our country hosting the 2010 World Cup, we are now most pleased to now bring thousands of visitors to our beautiful shores to attend the 2009 Confederations Cup.
SAA sponsors key sporting codes such as rugby, cricket, soccer, tennis and golf as these sporting titles invoke pride in being South African.
SAA offers visitors to our country a wide network across the continent. As a member of the global airline alliance, Star Alliance, SAA offers access to more than 16 500 daily flights to 912 destinations in 159 countries. We also offer you great fares and for these you can access our website at www.flysaa.com.
Issued by SAA Group Corporate Affairs