Retro Review: South African Airways Business Class, Dar Es Salaam-Johannesburg

South African Airways Business Class, Dar Es Salaam to Johannesburg

In 2014, I had a chance to fly with South African Airways in business class. Here´s a photo review of our flight from Dar Es Salaam to Johannesburg.

Flight: SA189
Departure time in Dar Es Salaam (DAR): 6:50
Arrival time in Johannesburg (JNB): 9:25
Aircraft: Airbus A319-100
Seat: 2D
Duration: 3h 35m
Date of flight: April 27, 2014
*This is an award ticket, Business Class flight #59


South African Airways check in counters

Checking in went smoothly and I got a Lounge invitation to Tanzanite Lounge.

Tanzanite Lounge

After clearing security, we headed directly to the Tanzanite Lounge.

Aircraft, Airbus A319

The Airbus A319 bound for Johannesburg.

Boarding, Gate 4

Boarding started on time at gate 4.

Business Class Cabin

Of the 25 seats in the business class cabin, only 7 were occupied that day.

Seat 2D

My seat, 2D.

Entertainment screen


Entertainment controls

Inflight magazine, safety card


View after take off. Goodbye Dar Es Salaam 😍


South African Airways breakfast 😋

Main course