With Summer on hand in the Southern Hemisphere, South African Airways (SA) has announced its daily outbound Johannesburg - New York JFK service will once more incorporate a stopover in Dakar, Senegal with effect from October 27. The inbound remains direct.
According to SAA, Johannesburg's Hot & High conditions (1'694m ASL) are exacerbated in Summer imposing greater payload restrictions on departing aircraft.
South African Airways(SA): Johannesburg - Dakar - New York JFK
- SA203 JNB 1845 - 0120+1 DKR 0220+1 - 0615+1 JFK 343 D
- SA204 JFK 1040 - 0825+1 JNB 343 D