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South African Airways offers the convenience of direct flights to Dakar. This remarkable city, famed as the host of the last leg of the annual off-road racing event – the Dakar rally, has so much more to offer an adventurous traveller.

Dakar is the capital city of Senegal and a relative hidden gem in Africa. Travellers can explore an exhaustive choice of things to see and do from the feverish local markets to hushed sunset views of the ocean. So, if you are looking for an authentic African experience, Dakar is definitely for you.

The Blaise Diagne International Airport is Senegal’s new airport located roughly 50km from the urban centre. The hub is served by limited transport network, which includes taxis, busses and metered cabs. And soon a Car hire and shuttle facilities are also available at the airport.

SAA operate 2 flights a week from Johannesburg to Dakar and on to Washington and you can rest assured that these flights to Dakar deliver excellent turnaround times and world-class facilities.

The Senegalese are famous for their hospitality and in Dakar it’s not hard to see why. The colourful tone of the city carries firmly into the enthusiasm of the local people. Boasting gorgeous, near-empty beaches and spectacularly abundant game reserves. So, there is no shortage of things to see in this city.

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

If you are a frequent flyer, you qualify for 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 Dakar here.

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