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South African Airways



  • Existence: 1934-

Historical Note

South African Airways (SAA) is the national flag carrier and largest airline of South Africa. It was founded in 1934 when Union Airways was acquired by the government. It initially also was known by its Afrikaans name, Suid-Afrikaanse Lugdiens (SAL). The airline has gone through many changes and continues to operate present-day.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Commercial Airlines Collection

Identifier: 2018-00-00-23
Abstract The Commercial Airlines Collection is an artificial collection comprised of textual, visual, and audiovisual materials of commercial airlines from around the world, 1910s-2020s.

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