South African Airways competitorsClear all

South African Airways's top competitors include Linear Air, Million Air, Heathrow Airport and Virgin Atlantic Airways.
South African Airways
South African Airways
South African Airways (SAA) is an airline provider that offers flights to and from South Africa.
Linear Air
Linear Air
Linear Air links travelers with commercial operators of air taxi aircraft.
Million Air
Million Air
National aircraft maintenance, avionics and charter company based in Houston, Texas.
Heathrow Airport
Heathrow Airport
Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited (formerly BAA) owns and runs London Heathrow Airport, Britain's aviation hub.
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Virgin Atlantic Airways offers air transportation services.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1394
Founding Date
2004
Founding Date
N/A
Founding Date
1085
Founding Date
1984
Type
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Subsidiary
Tags
Locations
Locations
Johannesburg, ZA HQ
Johannesburg, ZA
Plantation, US
Locations
Bedford, US HQ
Locations
Houston, US HQ
Alexandria, US
Medford, US
Rome, US
Sanford, US
Tallahassee, US
Locations
Longford, GB HQ
Exeter, GB
Locations
Crawley, GB HQ
Employees
Employees
4,4641% decrease
Employees
28
Employees
448
Employees
76,0001% decrease
Employees
6,4531% decrease
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
445.8 k
Twitter followers
807
Twitter followers
2 k
Twitter followers
523.7 k
Twitter followers
629.1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
4
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
722
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
749
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
5.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.1
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
50%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
48.48%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
15.62%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
148142
Alexa Website Rank
221093
Alexa Website Rank
462608
Alexa Website Rank
290841
Alexa Website Rank
111153
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3.5
Employee Rating
4
Employee Rating
3.3
Employee Rating
3.9
Employee Rating
N/A

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
£3b (FY, 2018)
Revenue (est.)
£2.3b (FY, 2018)
Net income
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
£408m (FY, 2018)
Net income
(£56.2m) (FY, 2018)

Operating

Cargo, metric tonnes
Cargo, metric tonnes
N/A
Cargo, metric tonnes
N/A
Cargo, metric tonnes
N/A
Cargo, metric tonnes
416.7 k (Q1, 2018)
Cargo, metric tonnes
230 k (FY, 2017)
Passengers
Passengers
N/A
Passengers
N/A
Passengers
N/A
Passengers
17.7 m (Q1, 2018)
Passengers
5.3 m (FY, 2017)

Funding

Total funding raised
Total funding raised
$ 252.1m
Total funding raised
$ 3.1m
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
Total funding raised
N/A
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Linear Air
HQ
Bedford, US
Employees
28

Linear Air links travelers with commercial operators of air taxi aircraft.

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Million Air
HQ
Houston, US
Employees
448

National aircraft maintenance, avionics and charter company based in Houston, Texas.

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Heathrow Airport
HQ
Longford, GB
Employees
76,000↓ 1% decrease

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited (formerly BAA) owns and runs London Heathrow Airport, Britain's aviation hub.

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Virgin Atlantic Airways
HQ
Crawley, GB

Virgin Atlantic Airways offers air transportation services.

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