South African Airways celebrates Ghana's Independence Day with USD 679 fare sale

In celebration of Ghana´s 60th anniversary of independence, South African Airways (SAA) is offering a special sale fare of USD 679.00 round-trip (restrictions apply) from Washington Dulles International Airport to Accra, Ghana, the airline said.

Travel on this fare is applicable from February 20 to March 30, 2017. Tickets must be purchased by February 10, 2017.

The Republic of Ghana declared its independence from the United Kingdom on March 6, 1957 and was the first country in Africa to establish a democratic government. Ghanaians celebrate Independence Day every March 6th, as a day to commemorate the sacrifices that were made to achieve freedom, to strengthen democratic ideals, and to reflect on the country´s success in fostering equality.

South African Airways provides the only nonstop service between Washington, DC and Accra. Convenient connections are also available from over 50 cities in the US & Canada through code share flights with United Airlines and JetBlue Airways, and interline partnerships with American Airlines and Virgin America.

Flights are offered four-days a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday aboard wide-body Airbus A340-600 and A330-200 aircraft. On-board, SAA provides world-class service, warm African hospitality, and pure comfort for long-haul travel.

South African Airways serves over 75 destinations worldwide in partnership with SA Express, Airlink, and its low cost carrier Mango. In North America, SAA operates daily nonstop flights from New York-JFK and direct flights from Washington D.C.-IAD (via Accra, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal) to Johannesburg.

SAA has partnerships with United Airlines, Air Canada and JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Virgin America, which offer convenient connections from more than 100 cities in the US and Canada to SAA´s flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4-Star rating for 14 consecutive years.