Welcome to SAA Technical

South African Airways Technical (SAAT), has over the last 80 years, provided Aircraft Maintenance services to a vast number of commercial airlines in the domestic, regional and international markets. SAAT has particularly been successful in the delivery high quality maintenance services such as; major airframe checks; engine overhaul; mechanical components; avionics and line maintenance.

SAAT’s main operational base is located in Johannesburg, South Africa, with line maintenance capabilities at most major airports in Africa. SAAT has full support structures comprising of Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, Quality Assurance,  aircraft painting, major structural repairs, IFE and cabin installations together with an  extensive high quality apprenticeship program.

SAAT’s reputation is founded on its proven ability to deliver quality service comparable to any other top tier global MRO with high standards on compliance to FAA and EASA requirements. The customer is at the centre of what SAAT stands for and therefore strives to tailor maintenance solutions to meet and exceed our customers expectations. Our focus has always been on achieving world class Dispatch Reliability, Operational Excellence and impressive turnaround times without compromising on quality and safety.

SAAT is geared up for dominance of the MRO market and is continuously responding to global MRO trends by building new capabilities and capacity enhancement to take advantage of new markets beyond Africa. SAAT has taken a strategic decision to invest in its people to continuously improve productivity and maintain superior operational performance whilst delivering the best customer service excellence which remains an intrinsic to our organisational culture.