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South African Airways resumes flights to Douala after airport reopens

JOHANNESBURG. 22 March 2016. South African Airways, the South African national flag carrier, has resumed flights to the Douala International Airport in Cameroon following the reopening of the airport effective 21 March 2016.

The re-opening of Doula airport for scheduled passenger operations has been confirmed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Cameroon.

SAA’s four weekly flights from Johannesburg to Libreville (Gabon) and onwards to Douala in Cameroon will operate as per the normal schedule to Douala after operations were rerouted during the Douala airport closure time to Yaoundé.

“We would like to apologise to our customers for any inconvenience caused during the closure of the Douala airport and would like to assure them that our operations are now back as per the previous Douala schedule,” says Tlali Tlali, SAA Spokesperson.

Johannesburg – Libreville – Douala schedule:

SA086 Tuesday,Wednesday,Friday,Saturday Departs Johannesburg 14h50 Arrives Libreville 18h40
    Departss Libreville 19h25 Arrives Douala 20h20
SA087 Tuesday,Wednesday,Friday,Saturday Departs Douala 21h20 Arrives Libreville 22h15
    Departs Libreville 23h20 Arrives Johannesburg 05h00 (the following day)

•    All times local

About South African Airways:

South African Airways (SAA) is the leading carrier in Africa, serving 74 destinations, in partnership with SA Express, SA Airlink and its low cost carrier, Mango, within South Africa and across the continent, and nine intercontinental routes from its Johannesburg hub. It is a member of the largest international airline network, Star Alliance. SAA’s core business is the provision of passenger airline and cargo transport services together with related services, which are provided through SAA and its wholly owned subsidiaries: SAA Technical; Mango its low cost carrier; and Air Chefs, the catering entity of SAA. SAA is the winner of the 'Best Airline in Africa’ Award in the regional category for thirteen consecutive years and the winner of ‘Best Airline staff in Africa’ for four years. SAA has been named the coolest domestic airline at the Sunday Times Generation Next Awards.

For media information, please contact:

SAA Spokesperson
Tlali Tlali
Mobile:+27 82 333 3880
Office: +27 11 978 2298