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SAA awards

SAA awards information

Over the years, South African Airways (SAA) has received various prestigious awards for service and innovation. These include "Best Airline in Africa" at the Skytrax awards. Each award drives us to enhance the SAA experience for our guests. Since 2001, we have been pro

Best Airline staff in Africa (for the 4th time)

ud to receive the following awards and titles:

Year Department Award Presenter Category
2016
SAA Corporate
Magellan Awards for 2016 from  Travel Weekly Gold: Airline Marketing - Promotional Video “What It Means To Be African”  
SAA Corporate
Magellan Awards for 2016 from  Travel Weekly Gold: Airline Marketing – Direct Mail South African Airways Product Brochure  
SAA Corporate
Magellan Awards for 2016 from  Travel Weekly Silver: Tour Operator Marketing – Trade Collateral South African Airways Vacations 2016 Brochure   SAA Corporate Ask Afrika Icon Brands Overall Winner Business Airlines   SAA Corporate
Ask Afrika Icon Brands
Overall Winner Personal Airlines   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Airline in Africa (for the 14th Consecutive year)  
SAA Corporate
Sunday Times  Generation Next Awards Coolest Domestic Airline   SAA Corporate Business Traveller Africa Conference & Awards Africa Long Haul Airline   SAA Corporate Business Traveller Africa Conference & Awards
Africa Short Haul Airline
  SAA Mauritius ATOL Efficiency of Check-In Staff   SAA Mauritius
ATOL
Waiting time in Check-In Queue  
SAA Mauritius
ATOL
Best Airline Overall 2015 SAA Corporate Sunday Times  Generation Next Awards Coolest Domestic Airline   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Airline in Africa (for the 13th Consecutive year)   SAA Corporate Skytrax
Best Airline staff in Africa (for the 4th time)
2014 SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Airline in Africa   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Service Staff in Africa   SAA Corporate Skytrax 4-Star rating retention   SAA Corporate SA Ubuntu Tourism Awards Top Perfoming Airline   SAA Corporate World Travel Awards Leading Airline in Africa   SAA Corporate Sunday Times  Generation Next Awards Coolest Domestic Airline   SAA Corporate Sunday Times Top Brands 2014 Domestic Airlines-SAA   SAA Corporate Business Traveller Awards Best African Airline   SAA Corporate Ask Afrika Orange Index Industry Leader:Airline   SAA Corporate Premier Traveller Magazine Best Airline in Africa   SAA Corporate Global Traveller Awards Best Airline in Africa   SAA Corporate Global Traveller Awards 9th Position for Best Airline:Onboard Service   SAA Inflight Services Global Traveller Awards 10 Position for Best Airline:Flight Attendant   ORTIA Operations Global Traveller Awards 9th Position for Best Airline Lounges:Cycad Lounge 2013 SAA Corporate Skytrax 4 Star rating retention for 2013   SAA Corporate Flightstats On time performance Service Award   SAA Cargo STAT Times African Cargo Airline of the year   SAA Corporate SA Tourism Ubuntu Award Top Performing Airline 2012 SAA Corporate World Travel Awards Leading Airline in Africa 2011   SAA Corporate Public Sector Excellence awards   SAA Corporate Skytrax 4 star awarded 4 star awards   SAA Corporate Sunday Times Generation X Coolest Domestic Airline   SAA Corporate Sunday Times Beat Brand  Awards - Consumer   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Airline in Africa   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Staff Service in Africa   SAA Corporate Global Travelller Magazine Awards Best White Wine in International Business Class   SAA Corporate SATOA - Travek & Tourism Association for Southern Africa Best Airline in Africa   SAA Corporate Business Traveller Awards Best African Airline   SAA Corporate Apex Passenger Experience - (over 50 fleet IFE )   SAA Corporate Ask Africa - Orange Index Service Excellence Africa   SAA Corporate Premier Traveler Magazine Best airline to Africa   SAA Corporate Global Traveler's Award Best airline to Africa 2011 SAA Cargo ACW Best African Cargo Airline   SAA Corporate SAT - Indaba Platiunume Award for Exisuite Stand   SAA Corporate Sunday Times Coolest Airline  -Brand Awards   SAA Corporate       SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Airline Africa   SAA Corporate Skytrax Service Excellence Africa   SAA Corporate TGI Iconic airline awards   SAA Corporate Sunday  Time Top brand award Best Domestic airline - consumer   SAA Corporate Global Travelller Best Business Class Sparkling wine   SAA Corporate Apex Passenger Experience - (over 50 fleet IFE )   SAA Corporate World Travel Awards Africa's Leading Airline   SAA Corporate Travel Agents Choice Airline of the year to Africa 2011   SAA Corporate Ask Africa - Orange Index Best Airline Africa   SAA Corporate ACSA feather Awards Best Full Service Airline at Ortia   SAA Corporate ACSA feather Awards Best Full Service Airline at PE   SAA Malawi Travel Agents Association of Malawi Best Airline in  Malawi 2010 SAA Cargo ACW Certificate of Air Cargo   SAA Corporate SA Tourism Ubuntu Awards Best Partner   SAA Cargo CAN Best African Cargo Airline   SAA Corporate Skytrax customer satisfaction Best Airline Africa Survey   SAA Corporate Skytrax customer satisfaction Service Excellence Afria Survey   SAA Corporate Sunday Time Generation Next coolest brand Coolest Domestic Airline   SAA Corporate Executive Travel Magazine Best Auline to Africa   SAA Corporate The World Travel Awards Africa's Leading Airline   SAA Corporate Sunday Times/TNS  SA Top Brands Top Brand Domestic Airline - general Consumer   SAA India Today's Traveller Award Best international airline connecting India to Africa   SAA Pretoria News Best Airline   SAA Nigeria African Travel Quarterly African Airline of the Year   SAA Corporate Acsa Feather Awards Best Domestic Airline ORTIA 2009 SAA World Travel Awards Africa’s Leading Airline   SAA Sunday Times Top Brands Awards Best Domestic Airline (Business to Consumer)   SAA Travel Weekly Globe Awards Best Scheduled Airline in Africa   SAA Skytrax Customer Satisfaction Survey Best Airline in Africa   Cargo Air Cargo Magazine Best African Air Cargo   SAA World Travel Awards Africa’s Leading Airline   SAA Africa’s Annual Travel and Tourism Exhibition Best Airline Stand at Indaba   SAA Sunday Times/Generation Next Coolest Domestic Airline Brand 2008 SAA CBC African Business Awards Airline of the Year   SAA World Travel Awards Africa’s Leading Airline   SAA Cargo Air Cargo World Air Cargo Award of Excellence   SAA Cargo Air Cargo News Best African Cargo Airline   SAA Weekly Globe Awards Best Airline to Africa (17th consecutive year)   SAA OAG Best Airline Based in Africa (10th consecutive year)   SAA Telegraph Ultra (UK) Best African Airline 2007 SAA Corporate Weekly Globe Awards Best Scheduled Airline to Africa   SAA Voyager Razor's Edge Business Intelligence Awards Best Stand Alone Highest Value Credit Card   SAA Corporate ASATA Best Online International Airline   SAA Corporate ASATA Best African Airline   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Airline in Africa - YC Service   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Airline in Africa - PC Service   SAA Corporate Skytrax Top Ten Global Rankings - YC Service   SAA Corporate OAG Airline of the Year Awards Best Airline Based in Africa   SAA Corporate Skytrax Top Ten Global Rankings - PC Service   SAA 14th World Travel Awards for Africa Africa's Leading Airline   SAA 14th World Travel Awards for Africa Africa's Leading FC Product   SAA 14th World Travel Awards for Africa Africa's Leading PC Product   SAA 14th World Travel Awards for Africa Africa's Leading Website   SAA Voyager Razor's Edge Business Intelligence 7 Best Loyalty Programme Survey Award Best FFP   SAA Corporate Star Consumer/readers 'Your Choice 2007' Award Best Airline   SAA Corporate Markinor SA Top Brands Best Domestic Airline: 4th year   SAA Corporate Business Traveller Award Best African Airline   SAA Corporate Danish Travel Awards 3rd place for Best Intercontinental Airline 2006 SAA Corporate Travel Weekly Globe Awards Best Airline to Africa from the UK (15th consecutive year)   SAA Corporate Global Traveler Awards Best Airline to Africa   SAA Corporate Business Travel Magazine - annual best in class awards Best Business Class Service to Africa   SAA Corporate ASATA/Diners Award Best African Airline   SAA Corporate ASATA/Diners Award Best International Airline   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Premium Flat Bed Seat in the World   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Airline in Africa   SAA Corporate OAG Airline of the Year Awards Best Airline Based in Africa (6th consecutive year)   SAA Corporate Skytrax customer survey Best Long Haul Business Class (2nd position)   SAA Corporate Skytrax customer survey PC Lounge ranks 5th in the World   SAA Corporate Skytrax customer survey FC Lounges rank 4th in World   SAA Corporate Skytrax customer survey Best Cabin Crew in Africa   SAA Corporate Markinor SA Top Brands Best Domestic Airline (2nd year)   SAA Corporate World Travel Awards Africa's Leading Airline   SAA Corporate World Travel Awards Africa's Leading First Class Airline   SAA Corporate World Travel Awards Africa's Leading Business Class Airline   SAA Corporate Frost & Sullivan Fleet Development Award for African Carrier 2005 SAA Corporate Travel Weekly Globe Awards Best Airline to Africa   SAA Corporate Travel Channel survey Best Airline Service On Board & On the Ground Long Haul Routes (2nd place)   SAA Corporate PMR Company that Contributed Most the Economic Growth and Development of the Province   SAA Corporate ACSA Golden Feather Awards   SAA Corporate Diners Club ASATA Awards Best African Airline   SAA Corporate Skytrax 1st Best Airline in Africa   SAA Corporate Skytrax 1st Best Cabin Staff in Africa   SAA Corporate Skytrax 2nd Best Business Class Service in the World   SAA Corporate Skytrax 3rd Best FC Lounges Globally   SAA Corporate Skytrax 3rd Best Airline Middle East/Africa   SAA LHR Call Centre Skytrax 1st in the BPA Competitive Review for Best Performing Reservations Centre 2004 SAA Brazil   Best Airline to Africa   SAA Corporate ASATA Diners Club ASATA Awards African Airline   SAA Direct Channels E-commerce ASATA Diners Club ASATA Awards International Online Airline   SAA Corporate Skytrax Airline of the Year Africa   SAA Brazil Brazil Travel News Best International Airline - The 10 Best of Tourism   SAA Corporate Indaba Best Airline Stand   SAA Corporate Skytrax Finalist in Service Excellence Award   SAA Corporate Saturday Star Orchid Award Best Ad Award from Brendan Seery Best SA 10th Anniversary Advert   SAA Corporate Skytrax SAA First Class ranks 6th globally   SAA Corporate Skytrax SAA FC Curbside Check-in ranks 2nd globally. SAA FC Lounges ranks 4th globally   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Cabin Service in Africa   SAA Corporate Skytrax Best Flat Bed Seat in the World   SAA Corporate South African Government Award for Women in Development   SAA Corporate Best of Johannesburg 2004 Readers Best Airline (Domestic)   SAA Markinor/Sunday Times Best Brand - Domestic Airline   SAA Selling Long Haul Travel Awards Best Airline to Southern & Central Africa   SAA East London Border Technikon Outstanding Contribution to Co-operative Education   SAA Corporate Ask Africa Public Trust Barometer The Most Trusted Company   SAA CIA ACSA - Feather Awards Best International Airline in Cape Town   SAA Corporate Skytrax 2004/2005 Awards FC Lounges ranked no. 2 in the world   SAA Zimbabwe Office Foundation for Excellence Practice, Geneva, Switzerland Gold Medal   SAA Corporate First non-Saudi Airline to Fly into Madinah   2003 SAA Travel Weekly Globe Awards Best Airline to Africa   SAA ASATA Best African Airline   SAA ASATA Best Domestic Airline   SAA ASATA Best International Airline Flying to South Africa   SAA Skytrax Best Airline in Africa   SAA Skytrax Best Cabin Crew in Africa   SAA Indaba Best Airline Stand 2003   SAA OAG Airline of the Year Awards Best Airline Based in Africa   SAA Skytrax First Class Rankings First Class Home-base Check-in ranked 1st   SAA Conde Naste Top 10 Trans Atlantic Airlines Ranked No. 7 2002 SAA Business Traveller (USA) Best to Fly Business Class to Africa   SAA Skytrax Best Airline in Africa   SAA Skytrax Best Cabin Crew in Africa   SAA/Sawubona Advantage AdMag Best In-flight Magazine   SAA Association of British Travel Agents Most Outstanding African Airline   SAA Diners Club/ASATA Best African Airline   SAA Diners Club/ASATA Best International Online Airline   SAA OAG Airline of the Year Awards Best Airline Based in Africa   SAA Durban Tourism Indaba Best Airline Stand   SAA UK Travel Trade Magazine 'Selling Long Haul’ Best Airline to Africa   SAA Tanzania Society of Travel Agents Best Airline in Africa   SAA World Online Entertainment Association First Runner-up for Best Single In-flight Audio Programme 2001 Cargo Air Cargo News Best Cargo Airline   SAA Skytrax Best Airline in Africa   SAA Skytrax Best Airline in South Africa   SAA Skytrax Best Cabin Crew in Africa   Flight Despatch SITA Flight Operations Customer Loyalty Award   Marketing & Communication Star - Orchard Award Best Advert of the Week   SAA/Sawubona Advantage AdMag Awards Best In-flight Magazine   Product Excellence Cast in Stone Training Video on SAA Corporate Image & Uniform Collection   SAA Travel Weekly Globe Awards Best Airline to Africa

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