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South African Airways offers the convenience of direct flights to Blantyre. As Malawi’s oldest city and the centre of finance and commerce, the city is steeped in history and boasts both old-world buildings and contemporary African charm.

The metropolitan is one of the greenest and cleanest in Southeast Africa with its roots as a trade hub. The city prides itself on its long cultural heritage overflowing with beautiful monuments and interesting sites. The locals are vibrant and Malawi has rightfully earned it’s nickname “Warm Heart of Africa”.

Chileka International Airport is located roughly 20km from the urban centre. The hub is served by various transport networks including taxis, minibuses and buses. Car hire and shuttle facilities are also available at the airport.

SAA flies into Blantyre three times a week and you can rest assured that these flights deliver excellent turnaround times with exceptional world-class facilities.

Venture into Blantyre and experience, first-hand, the treasures the city has to offer. From the lively tobacco auction floor on Churchill Road to the Chichiri Museum. The compact size and sloping topography of the city is the perfect setting for its diverse and eclectic choice of restaurants, small selection of lively watering holes and traditional artefacts.

So, whether it be for business or leisure, make sure Blantyre is on your list of places to visit. For other spectacular destinations in South Africa and the world, or for more information about Blantyre, visit our destinations page.

You are welcome to join our SAA Voyager loyalty programme. The programme aims to reward regular flyers through the accumulation of miles. These Voyager Miles can be redeemed for flights, upgrades and other rewards. To sign up for the SAA Voyager programme take a look at our Voyager page.

South African Airways brings you the best regional flight specials travelling to all your favourite destinations! View all our special flight offers to and from Blantyre here.

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