Airlink launches Johannesburg – Entebbe flights

SOUTH AFRICA – Private-sector regional airline Airlink ,has announced that it will start scheduled services to Entebbe International Airport in Uganda on July 19 which will be operated four times a week, connecting with Airlink’s domestic and regional network to and from various Southern African destinations “Entebbe, which is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, serves Kampala, which is Uganda’s economic and trading hub, but also an important gateway to the Eastern Africa economic community and the Great Lakes region, which represents a significant market,” explained Airlink CEO and Managing…

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Kenya Airways and South African regional airline Airlink sign interline agreement

KENYA – Kenya Airways has signed an interline agreement with Airlink, a South African regional airline to extend the Kenya’s national carrier’s in the Southern Africa region via Johannesburg and Cape Town. The new agreement will offer customers seamless travel of over 40 cities across Africa. Kenya Airways continues to diversify its services and operations in response to their customers needs. Under this latest agreement, Kenya Airways customers flying to South Africa will be able to connect with Airlink operated flights to Windhoek, Durban, Gaborone, Maseru, Pemba, Maputo, Port Elizabeth, among…

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Airlink launches Johannesburg-Livingstone flights

ZAMBIA- Airlink will expand its network beginning May 2021 with the launch of its Johannesburg-Livingstone flights, providing travellers with direct access to one of Southern Africa’s most popular tourist attractions, the Victoria Falls. The new service, which will start on 26 May 2021, strengthens the vital commercial connection between South Africa and Zambia provided by Airlink by augmenting Airlink’s daily services between its Johannesburg home base and Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, and the copper-belt’s hub, Ndola. Airlink will also resume its Nelspruit-Livingstone service from 01 May 2021, and this will enable…

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Airlink, Qatar Airways, join forces to bring solar power to health facilities in Uganda

UGANDA – Airlink, Centre for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP), Qatar Airways, Flexport.org, and We Care Solar have joined forces to bring reliable sources of solar power to health facilities in Uganda. We Care Solar is a non-profit organisation with the mission of saving lives in childbirth by increasing clean energy access to health centres. Since 2010, We Care Solar has been achieving this through the design and distribution of their Solar Suitcase, a compact and easy-to-use solar electric system. Solar Suitcases are distributed to last-mile health facilities and provide medical lighting…

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Lufthansa, Swiss sign interline pact with Airlink to offer customers access to 25 destinations in Africa

AFRICA – Deutsche Lufthansa AG, commonly known as Lufthansa and Swiss Air Lines are partnering with Airlink, to offer customers access to over 25 domestic destinations in South Africa as well as over 20 regional destinations in Southern Africa. “The Lufthansa Group is pleased to offer our customers even more travel options and convenience through our partnership with Airlink. We value Airlink as an important and reliable partner in the restart of our South African operations and look forward to exploring further opportunities to widen the scope of our joint…

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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.…

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Airlink reveals new tailfeathers

SOUTH AFRICA – Airlink, the privately-owned Southern African airline, has revealed its new tailfeathers, distinguishing itself as a completely independent carrier.  The new look, which features a distinctively colourful African Sunbird set against a sunrise and dawn sky, follows several recent developments, including the formal re-naming of the company as “Airlink” and  signifies the airline’s new strategy, as an independent, agile, responsive and financially robust business that is free of any brand association with its former franchise partner, South African Airways. “We have flown that particular nest and we are…

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Qatar Airways and Airlink inks interline agreement

SOUTH AFRICA – Qatar Airways has signed an interline agreement with Airlink further expanding its presence in Southern Africa as the largest carrier to operate from the region. The agreement with Airlink will provide passengers seamless connectivity via Cape Town and Johannesburg to more than 20 regional destinations in Southern Africa including Gaborone, Maun, Tete, Port Elizabeth, Lusaka, Harare, and Victoria Falls. Qatar Airways’ passengers will benefit from access to more than 25 domestic destinations via the most on time South African airline for 2020 as measured by the Airport’s…

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