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SA Express helps to eradicate hunger on Mandela Day

SA Express helps to eradicate hunger on Mandela Day South African Express Airways participated in this year’s International Nelson Mandela Day commemoration by joining in a globe-wide initiative called ‘International Mandela Day 2016: Stop Hunger Now Worldwide “Follow the Sun” Meal Packaging Event’, which was part of the Global Movement to Eradicate Hunger. SA Express […]

Bombardier: SA Express’s Fleet of Choice

Bombardier: SA Express’s Fleet of Choice   South African Express Airways started operations on 24 April 1994. Although we are operationally independent of South African Airways, our flights are incorporated within the national carrier’s strategic alliance. The 22 aircraft in our fleet have been acquired from Bombardier Aerospace in Quebec Canada.   Who is Bombardier? […]

Helping girls grow wings

Helping girls grow wings Refilwe Ledwaba is a black female pilot at SA Express, and a pioneer of women breaking into this most male of all careers. The mantle often falls on such women to be role models, and recognising a duty to other black women wanting to follow in her footsteps, Refile established the […]


SA EXPRESS’ OPERATOR’S CERTIFICATE REINSTATED   1 May 2016, Johannesburg: SA Express is pleased to confirm that the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has reinstated its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) following a temporary 42-hour suspension related to the airline’s quality assurance systems. Following the suspension notice on Friday evening, and subsequent meetings between SA […]


SA EXPRESS AWAITS THE SACAA’S DECISION TO REINSTATE ITS AIR OPERATOR’S CERTIFICATE   1 May 2016, Johannesburg: Following the South African Civil Aviation Authority’s (SACAA) decision to temporarily suspend SA Express’ Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC), the airline’s executive management team met with SACAA to obtain clarity on their audit related concerns and procedural issues that […]

SA Express Temporarily Suspends Operations-Latest

Dear passengers  We apologise for the inconvenience that you have been unable to reach our call centre.  Please note that our phone lines are operational, we are just currently experiencing very high call volumes. We have added additional capacity in order to deal with the influx of calls so please direct all queries and questions […]

SA Express Temporarily suspends operations

SA EXPRESS TEMPORARILY SUSPENDS OPERATIONS   30 April 2016, Johannesburg: SA Express confirms that the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has temporarily suspended its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) as the SACAA deems the airline’s quality assurance systems to be inadequate. “Since we started operations 22 years ago, we have had an impeccable safety record […]

Launch of Pilanesberg / Sun City Services

SA Express is proud to announce the introduction of three (3) weekly flights between OR Tambo International Airport and Pilanesberg / Sun City starting on the 1st of April 2015. In addition, SA Express will be introducing two (2) flights between Pilanesberg and Cape Town. This growing regional and domestic airline is confident that adding this […]

Argus Cycle Tour-Bicycles transported for Free!

The annual Argus cycle race will take place on the 08th March 2015. For cyclists using the services of SA Express Airways in to and out of Cape Town International please note the following:   PROCEDURE   SA Express will for the period from the 05th March – 10th March transport passengers bicycles free of […]

SA Express continues festive giving in January

On Thursday, 22 January 2015, SA Express paid Emelia Active Learning for children with Disability – Bloemfontein a visit to close the festive charity drive. The charity drive was opened to all SA Express stations. Bloemfontein station selected the Emelia Active Learning Centre for disabled children to gift. The organisation has 20 children, 18 with […]