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SAA To Fort Lauderdale.  
User currently offlineDellatorre From Brazil, joined May 2000, 1092 posts, RR: 2
Posted (15 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 1952 times:

When did it begin?? Wouldn´t MIA be more profitable?

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User currently offlineMEL From Canada, joined Oct 1999, 1107 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (15 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 1927 times:

I thought it was just a refuel stopover while flying the Cape Town-Atlanta run.

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User currently offlineWishihadalife From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (15 years 2 months 1 day ago) and read 1921 times:

SAA used to operate FLL as a refuelling stop, but they now have switched over to POS (Port-of-Spain, Trinidad) because of the better traffic they get of South African cricket players trying to escape after being exposed in the match fixing scandals.

User currently offlineKMIA From United States of America, joined Nov 2010, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (15 years 2 months 15 hours ago) and read 1887 times:

I never saw a SAA aircraft in FLL, and I'm there quite often. I know, they fly out of MIA.

User currently offlineSaa From South Africa, joined Oct 2000, 126 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (15 years 2 months 13 hours ago) and read 1880 times:

saa flies 2 fort lauderdale , i think thrice per week westbound, east bound they dont stop in F L . they stop in F L because there r loads of south africans going to disney world which is aparently nearer 2 F L that miami. they also dropped miami because aa was their partner in miami. they switched to delta & now they fly to atlanta daily. saa is also flying JNB lagos new york soon as well as their daily JFK - JNB non stop

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User currently offline747sp_rulez From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (15 years 2 months 10 hours ago) and read 1866 times:

I think the route is also flown via CPT. I flew the route to MIA last year, and most of the passengers boarded the flight at CPT. As Saa said, they moved to Atlanta because they dropped their codeshare with AA, and whilst I prefer AA over DL, I think it was a stupid move as you have to fly back if you want to go to MIA. When I drove past FLL last year when I was driving from Disney World to Miami, it didn't seem like such a big airport. You wouldn't think an African carrier would fly a 744 there!

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User currently offlineDANLAUZ From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 30 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (15 years 2 months 1 hour ago) and read 1831 times:

ask the question to fll autorities and they told me the plane comes thuesday, thursday and friday morninf 6:30 and take off at 7:30

User currently offlineTWAneedsNOhelp From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (15 years 2 months 1 hour ago) and read 1826 times:

Tons of South Africans in south Florida. In fact largest population of South Africans outside of S.A. is between Miami and Boca Raton, FL. They stop 3 times weekly on the way to ATL. Also, SAA's US office is in Fort Lauderdale, not too far from my old high school actually!

User currently offlineBruce From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5089 posts, RR: 13
Reply 8, posted (15 years 2 months 1 hour ago) and read 1820 times:

The SAA flight is a code-share with Delta. I was on the Delta leg from ATL - FLL, and that's where I learned that this flight is known as I think SAA7057.

It was operated ATL-FLL on a DL L-1011

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User currently offlineTWAneedsNOhelp From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (15 years 1 month 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 1813 times:

SAA operates it with their own 744 also.

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