U.S., Feb. 10 -- South African Airways (SAA) was honoured to bring Miss Universe 2019, Zozibini Tunzi back home aboard its brand new Airbus A350-900 from New York and arrived in Johannesburg on Saturday, February 8th.

Her sparkling presence aboard South African Airways Flight

#204 added excitement on 15-hour journey between New York and OR Tambo

International Airport in Johannesburg as customers interacted and took pictures

with her. SAA flew Zozibini back to

South Africa as one of the "Homecoming" partners to showcase pride, patriotism

and embrace African heritage. In

December 2019, she also flew to Sao Paulo, Brazil on SAA to participate in the

Miss Universe Pageant.

"SAA is more than an airline, we - as Zozibini - are African...