Airlink to launch new Africa services

Independent airline, Airlink, will re-introduce its regional flight schedule from October 5. This includes a new twice-weekly early afternoon service between Johannesburg and Maputo.

The schedule for travel beyond South Africa to Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and Mozambique will be reintroduced on a phased-in basis, according to a statement from the airline.

The statement also mentioned the introduction of other new routes “soon” with some route changes expected as well. The new services will include flights from Johannesburg to Windhoek, Entebbe, Dar es Salaam, Luanda and Lubumbashi; from Cape Town to Victoria Falls and Maun; from Johannesburg to Gaborone, Maun, Kasane, Antananarivo, Nosy Be, Vilanculos, Maseru, Manzini, and Livingstone.

A spokesperson for the airline said travellers would now have the freedom to combine their local and regional flights from major cities such as Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, East London, Bloemfontein, and Nelspruit, to regional destinations such as Harare, Lusaka, and Maputo on Airlink services on a single-ticket itinerary.

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Source: travelnews