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Travelhouseuk.co.uk: South African Airways Awarded Best Airline in Africa by Global Traveller - TravelhouseUK   By PRWEB

(PRWEB UK) 8 January 2013

South African Airways has been awarded as The Best Airline in Africa by US-based magazine Global Traveller. As reported by Bizcommunity, the South African flag carrier received its latest title during an official awards ceremony marking the end of the current year of consideration for airline rankings.

The award has been regarded as a token of diplomatic success for the African travel and tourism industry, as prominent officials hailing from federal as well as private backgrounds of national tourism and aviation were present at the ceremony. South African Airways also won the award for providing the "Best White Wine International Business Class".

Information available with the official website of South African Airways shows that the airline is currently operating a majority of Airbus aircraft in its fleet, which include A330 and A319 models along with multiple variants of the A340. In-flight entertainment systems provide films and electronic games while personal television viewing is also available on certain business class flights. The in-flight menu has been set with selected cuisines under the guidance of celebrity chefs hired under the airlines panel, led by Chef Reuben Riffel and Chef Benny Masekwameng. South African Airways is also granted an honorary placement within the South African Chefs Association, garnering support for optimal potential in providing customer services.