Airlink launches J’burg – Lubumbashi flights

SOUTH AFRICA – Airlink, the privately-owned and independent regional airline, has launched a new scheduled passenger flights between Johannesburg and Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo starting November 30.

Rodger Foster, Airlink CEO said: “Airlink is looking forward to establishing direct services and flying our brand-new colours between the region’s important mining and minerals centres and supporting commerce, trade and tourism between the two countries.”

Airlink’s services to and from Lubumbashi will provide travellers with seamless connectivity onto Airlink’s new direct flights linking Johannesburg with Cape Town and with Durban.

Connections are also available to Airlink’s other South African destinations, such as Port Elizabeth, East London, Bloemfontein and others.

“Airlink is looking forward to establishing direct services and flying our brand-new colours between the region’s important mining and minerals centres and supporting commerce, trade and tourism between the two countries”

Rodger Foster – Airlink CEO

Airlink is aggressively rebuilding and expanding its network with the resumption and addition of services to destinations throughout the SADC region, all reachable with Airlink connections via its hub at Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport.

Airlink’s great value for money Economy Class fares include a 20kg free economy class checked in luggage allowance plus a 15kg sporting equipment allowance.

Onboard, their customers are treated to a complimentary light meal, refreshments, generous leg room and a choice of aisle or window seat as their flights do not have middle seats.

Airlink’s intra-continental Business Class service is available on selected flights operated by their state-of-the-art Embraer E-jets, with wide seats arranged in a two plus one abreast configuration with plenty of legroom between each row.

Their service on these flights includes complimentary meals and beverages, a 30kg check-in luggage allowance and priority boarding.

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