Stopover on SAA's NY route irks passengers

2013-09-02 09:20

Johannesburg - SAA plans to introduce a schedule change on its flights between Johannesburg and New York by adding a stop in Dakar, Senegal.

Tourism Update reports that the announcement of the refueling stop has irked passengers.

Travellers have complained that the Dakar stop is a major deterrent to choosing SAA on this route.

They say that it is inconvenient as passengers are woken up and required to prepare for landing.

A spokesperson for SAA said the change was instituted because of summer take-off conditions in Johannesburg, with its high-altitude, which often resulted in weight restrictions.

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