South Africa, situated at the southernmost tip of the African continent, boasts diverse ecosystems that are truly remarkable. Among its prominent cities, Johannesburg stands out as the largest, often referred to as the “City of God.” With an array of attractions to offer tourists, it’s no wonder that Johannesburg attracts a substantial number of travelers. If you’ve been contemplating a visit to this captivating country, seize the opportunity now, as Saudia is gearing up to resume its direct flights to Johannesburg.
The anticipation is building up as Saudia recently took to its Twitter platform to unveil its plans for direct flights from Jeddah to Johannesburg, commencing on December 1. The excitement doesn’t end there – between December 1, 2023, and January 31, 2024, there will be four weekly flights connecting Jeddah to this vibrant South African city. The airline is set to deploy its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft for these services. Notably, this flight resumption marks a significant milestone after it was suspended in April 2020. The flight schedule includes Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
For your reference, here’s a glimpse of the flight schedule of Saudi to Johannesburg:
- Flight SV449: Departure from Jeddah at 1:20 AM, arriving in Johannesburg at 07:35 AM on Tuesdays and Fridays.
- Flight SV447: Departure from Jeddah at 1:50 PM, arriving in Johannesburg at 8:05 PM on Saturdays and Mondays.
- Flight SV448: Departure from Johannesburg at 8:50 AM, arriving in Jeddah at 4:45 PM on Tuesdays and Fridays.
- Flight SV446: Departure from Johannesburg at 9:40 PM, arriving in Jeddah at 5:35 AM +1 on Saturdays and Mondays.
Johannesburg, a city with a humble origin as a gold mining town, has blossomed into South Africa’s largest urban hub and a sought-after destination for travelers. The city boasts an array of attractions that cater to a variety of interests. Among the notable places to explore are the Apartheid Museum, Gold Reef City Theme Park, and Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct. And let’s not forget the culinary delights – immerse yourself in a range of mouthwatering local dishes. From Kota, a bread loaf quarter filled with an assortment of delights like French fries and polony, to Skopas Popcorn and Vetkoek, your taste buds are in for a treat.
If the allure of Johannesburg has captured your imagination, seize the moment to secure your tickets and plan your dream vacation. The upcoming resumption of Saudia’s flights ensures that your journey to this enchanting city is just around the corner. Don’t miss out on exploring its diverse attractions and savoring its delectable culinary offerings.