Fort Lauderdale, FL (July 12, 2016) – South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa’s most awarded airline, announces that Todd Neuman has been named as the executive vice president for the Americas, effective immediately. In his new role, Neuman will oversee several departments within SAA’s commercial division in North & South America including, sales, marketing, e-commerce, reservations and finance. Neuman will continue to be based at South African Airways Regional Offices for The Americas in Plantation (Fort Lauderdale), Florida.
A 35-year airline and travel industry veteran, Neuman joined South African Airways in 2006 as head of sales, North America and has recently been serving as head of commercial, responsible for the airline’s sales and marketing departments. Prior to joining South African Airways, Neuman held management positions at US Airways and World Travel Holdings.
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South African Airways has served both North and South America for over 45 years and is one of the world’s most awarded airlines, having been honored as “Best Airline in Africa” for 14 consecutive years by Skytrax. On-board, SAA provides an inflight experience designed for pure comfort for long-haul travel. Our customers enjoy fully-flat seats in Premium Business Class, industry-leading legroom in Economy Class, gourmet cuisine and a selection of complimentary spirits and award-winning South African wines and generous checked baggage allowance. Also included are individual audio / visual entertainment systems that deliver an extensive menu of first-run movies and music choices. Via our Johannesburg hub, SAA links the world to dozens of cities and destinations across Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean islands.