|Quoting TWA902fly (Reply 1):|
this will be one of a few daylight US-Transatlantic services i see...
|Quoting MAH4546 (Reply 13):|
an unnamed South African airline has said they plan to start MIA / KMIA), USA - Florida">MIA-CPT / FACT), South Africa">CPT-JNB / FAJS), South Africa">JNB in 2006, once they acquire long-haul aircraft.
|Quoting Behramjee (Reply 14):|
SAA will get 5th freedom rights on ACC-IAD-ACC route once the US-Ghana open skies treaty is fully finalized which is expected to happen this winter.
|Quoting JoFMO (Reply 17):|
The early departure in IAD makes me wonder. It is not very comfortable to be at an airport for an international departure before 9 o'clock.
And if the new codeshare with UA will once come into effect, this departure doesn't offer a lot of good connections.
Why not depart at noon and have an early morning arrival in ACC for being in JNB in the afternoon?
|Quoting FlyPNS1 (Reply 22):|
Virtually every city east of the mississippi that DL serves nonstop from ATL has at least one flight that puts you into ATL by 9am.
|Quoting Mymiles2go (Reply 26):|
I don't know SAA's schedules well enough to comment on the integration with their schedules.
|Quoting PA110 (Thread starter):|
SA209 dept JNB 1840, arrv ACC 2245, dept ACC 2345, arrv IAD 0645 +1
SA208 dept IAD 0845, arrv ACC 2255, dept ACC 2355, arrv JNB 0740 +1
|Quoting TonyBurr (Reply 24):|
The morning departure from IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD is not good I think. That does not allow any connections fro other cities. I think it would be much better to have a later departure to draw more non O&D from just IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD / KIAD), USA - Virginia">IAD.