Virgin Australia brings back direct flights to Johannesburg through SAA codeshare

Virgin Australia has extended its network to South Africa with a codesharing deal on South African Airways flights between Johannesburg and Perth.

The latest expansion to Virgin codeshare starts from October 21 and will allow members of the airline’s Velocity frequent flyer program to earn points and status credits on SAA’s Perth-Johannesburg flights.

Fares from Perth to Johannesburg will go on sale through Virgin's website from October 14 for travel from October 21.