MEDIA STATEMENT BY SACAA 26 January 2022 Johannesburg – The South African Civil Aviation Authority…
Recently Airlink announced that it will launch a mid-morning flight between Johannesburg and East London from 16 March 2020. The aim of this flight is to provide connections with international and regional flights arriving in the early morning at OR Tambo International.
The flights will depart daily from Johannesburg at 10h10 arriving in East London at 11h45.The return flight will depart East London at 12h15 arriving in Johannesburg at 13h45.
Airlink’s E-jet services will offer an intra-continental style business class service. The cabin layout features expansive business class seats. It also provides economy class travellers with enhanced comfort by way of a generous seat pitch in a two plus two abreast seating configurations. Each seat offers either a window or an aisle option and ample overhead bin space to accommodate carry-on items. The E190 E-jets are configured with 6 business and 92 economy class seats.
The flight has been timed for International travellers to connect seamlessly with Airlink following their early morning long-haul arrivals at OR Tambo,
Airlink flights will operate under the “SA8” flight code until 10 June 2020, after which they will be operated under Airlink’s unique “4Z” code. “4Z” tickets are already available through travel agents, tour operators and online at www.flyairlink.com
Airlink is a privately-owned BBBEE Level 4 business with strong institutional shareholders and a respectable track record of consistent profitability over the past 28 years. The regional feeder airline headquartered in Johannesburg has the largest fleet of commercial jetliners in Southern Africa. It operates more than 5 600 flights per month on 55 routes to 39 destinations in 9 African countries with a better than 95% on time performance. Last year Airlink carried almost two million passengers on their more than 63 000 flights.
This article with thanks from Airlink – www.flyairlink.com/news
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