Study Away

Step 4: Flight Information

Please fill out the following Flight Information Form and return it to SMC Study Away via email or in Room 6 in Annenberg Hall when your flight has been booked.

Please see the following details below, and contact Study Away or Dr. Bhayroo ( with any questions.

Program schedule

July 8th-12th: Orientation in Philadelphia and preparation for your work in South Africa
July 15th: Dr. Bhayroo will leave from JFK airport arriving in Johannesburg the morning of July 16th.  Please see below for more information on flights.
August 16th: last official day of the program and last night in the B&B
August 17th: student departures from Johannesburg


Flight information

Dr. Bhayroo will be on flight SA204 with South African Airways.  SA204 leaves JFK on Monday, July 15th at 11:15AM and arrives in Johannesburg at 8:20AM on Tuesday, July 16th.  This is a nonstop flight that is currently on STA Travel.  If you choose this flight, we will arrange a subsidized shuttle to JFK from Philadelphia.  The shuttle would leave Philadelphia at 3AM on July 15th. We are looking into the shuttle costs and will let you know shortly what the student portion would be.  If you choose to book this flight through STA, please be sure to purchase the ISIC card, which costs $25, to receive the student price.


If you do not choose to reserve the flight above, please be aware that you should arrive to the B&B in Johannesburg no later than the evening of Tuesday, July 16th.  You would need to find your own way from the airport to the B&B, which could cost around $100.  If you choose this option, we will give you further instructions on how to make your way from the airport to the B&B in Johannesburg.


Flight Information Form

Please see the attached Flight Information Form and return it to Study Away no later than May 15th.