(June 27, 2011 â€“ NEW YORK, NY)– South African Airways announced an exclusive air fare starting at $1,300 (plus taxes) for travel from New York (JFK) to Dar Es Salaam (DAR) between September 12 and Tanzaniaâ€™s 50th Anniversary Celebration on December 9, 2011.
Â “South African Airways (SAA) recognizes that Destination Tanzania is in high demand among travelers, and since SAA offers a same day connection from JFK to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, we hope that these special fares will encourage more tourists to experience Tanzania especially at such a festive and historic time,” said Gregg Truman, Vice President of Marketing, South African Airways.
Dr. Aloyce K. Nzuki, Tanzania Tourist Boardâ€™s Managing Director, added â€œTanzania became independent from Great Britain on December 9, 1961 and since then Tanzania has evolved into a prosperous, peaceful and stable country. We appreciate South African Airways constant support in providing special airfare to promote tourism to Tanzania from the US, our number one source market.â€
Tanzania is preparing a series of 50th Anniversary events during this travel period leading up to December 9th, 2011.
The South African Airway offer is valid for travel from New York (JFK) to Dar Es Salaam (DAR) between September 12 and December 9, 2011.The fare must be purchased by August 31, 2011 atÂ SAAâ€™s websiteÂ www.flysaa.comÂ or by calling the airlineâ€™s reservation center atÂ 1800-722-9675.