South African Airways has warned customers of a social media scams which lead to victims' information being stolen.
"South African Airways (SAA) would like to warn customers of scams running on social media," the airline said on Tuesday.
The scams purport to be offering social media users free tickets. However the airline is not running any competitions that offer free tickets.
The links that users are redirected to are actually phishing sites which trick users into sharing their personal information.
"We have taken note of these latest scams circulating on social media and distributed on other channels suggesting customers have been selected to take part in a short survey 'and get two South African Airways tickets'," SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali said in a statement.
"We distance ourselves from any communication which is misleading the public and makes false claims while pretending to be an official SAA channel, or those seeking to obtain personal information," said SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali.
There have also been other scams directed at the airline's customers, including hoaxes such a false recruitment drives and competitions.
" SAA would like to urge members of the public to be cautious, protect their personal details and cross check or verify information with the company before they decide to participate in competitions or other dubious requests for personal information," the airline said.
The two URLs involved in the current social media scams are 'http://saairways.com-crazytatti.site/' and 'http://flysaa.com-airlines.site/?rvq508N'.