United Airlines provides direct and continuous flights on a regular basis to and from South Africa. It entered into a code sharing agreement with South African Airways to facilitate these flights.
United Airlines flies from Cape Town to London, Atlanta, Buenos Aires, Mauritius and Namibia; and from Johannesburg to various destinations in the USA as well as London. US destinations include Washington, San Diego, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle.
United Airlines’ Star Alliance partners include airlines such as Lufthansa, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian airlines, BMI, LOT Polish Airlines, Shanghai airlines, Singapore airlines, South African airways, Spanair, Tap Portugal, Swiss International Airlines, Thai Airways, Turkish Airlines, United airways and U.S. Airways etc.
Of these airlines, Singapore Airlines, Swiss Air, Lufthansa as well as South African airways all have direct flights operating to and from South Africa.