South Africa: Airlink to Introduce More Regional Routes

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South Africa’s Airlink looks to play a key role in enabling travel beyond South Africa to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and Mozambique, with more destinations to be announced soon. Airlink’s re-introduced regional flight schedule will be phased in commencing from 5 October 2020.

Travellers will have the freedom to combine their local and regional flights, from major cities like Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London, Bloemfontein, and Nelspruit, to regional destinations like Harare, Lusaka, and Maputo.

Valued added benefits include:  20kg checked-in luggage in economy class and 30kg in business class, onboard catering, more leg room, choice of aisle or window seat (no middle seat), as well as a 15kg sporting equipment allowance.

Commencing 5 October 2020

Johannesburg/Harare: The introduction of a daily mid-morning service will provide travelers with seamless connectivity on Airlink between Johannesburg and Cape Town as well as local routes such as Port Elizabeth, East London and others. The flight will depart Johannesburg at 10h30 arriving in Harare at 12h10. The return flight will depart Harare at 12h40 arriving in Johannesburg at 14h35.

Commencing 12 October 2020

New route: Johannesburg/Maputo the introduction of the early afternoon service will operate on Wednesdays and Fridays and provide convenient onward connections. This Airlink flight will depart Johannesburg at 13h45 arriving at Maputo at 14h40.  The return flight will depart Maputo at 15h15 arriving in Johannesburg at 16h25.

Regular Airlink services will also be introduced:

  • Johannesburg/Bulawayo
  • Johannesburg/Walvis Bay
  • Johannesburg/Ndola
  • Johannesburg/Lusaka
  • Cape Town/Windhoek
  • Johannesburg/Pemba Northern Mozambique
  • Johannesburg/Beira
  • Johannesburg/Tete

Please visit the flight schedule guide for additional details on these flights and schedules 

Airlink’s additional routes to be announced include:

  • Cape Town – Victoria Falls,
  • Cape Town – Maun,
  • Johannesburg – Windhoek,
  • Johannesburg – Entebbe,
  • Johannesburg – Dar es Salaam,
  • Johannesburg – Luanda,
  • Johannesburg – Lubumbashi,
  • Johannesburg – Gaborone,
  • Johannesburg – Maun,
  • Johannesburg – Kasane,
  • Johannesburg – Antananarivo,
  • Johannesburg – Nosy Be,
  • Johannesburg – Vilanculos,
  • Johannesburg – Maseru,
  • Johannesburg – Manzini,
  • Johannesburg – Livingstone.
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