South African Airways, JetBlue Airways Expand Code Share Flights

South African Airways (SAA) and JetBlue Airways have introduced code share operations on SAA´s flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Accra, Ghana in Africa, effective immediately, the companies said.

JetBlue is now placing its “B6” code on SAA-operated flights between Washington, DC-Dulles Airport and Accra, Ghana. Customers purchasing a codeshare itinerary will benefit from having a single ticket combining JetBlue and SAA-operated flights, as well as the conveniences on their day of travel of one-stop check-in and baggage transfer.

JetBlue´s TrueBlue members have the opportunity to earn TrueBlue points on SAA´s entire global network where SAA is the operating carrier. SAA offers nonstop service between Washington, DC Dulles Airport and Accra, Ghana four-days per week aboard modern state-of-the-art wide-body Airbus A330 & A340 aircraft.

At Washington, DC Dulles Airport both SAA and JetBlue are co-located on Concourse “B”, which allows for fast and convenient connections for our mutual customers.

South African Airways (SAA), South Africa´s national flag carrier and the continent´s most awarded airline, serves 67 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 codes share agreements with United Airlines, Air Canada and JetBlue Airways, which offer convenient connections from more than 30 cities to SAA´s flights. SAA is a Star Alliance member and the recipient of the Skytrax 4-Star rating for 13 consecutive years.