Sóuth Africa's flag carrierr South African Airways (SAA) is set to commence operations to Ndola (Zambia) from 1 October 2011. The introduction of this new route will provide a convenient air connection between Sóuth Africa and Zambia. Ndola is not only the third-largest city in Zambia, it is also the heart of the copper belt and the country’s mining capital.
The route will be serviced by a Airbus A319 aircraft which accommodates 120 customers in a two class configuration, which includes business and economy class. SAA flights to Ndola will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. SAA is working closely with its partner, SA Airlink, complementing their early morning departures from Johannesburg; to give customers increased travel options.