Airlink to continue operate domestic and regional flights


(Posted 02nd July 2021)

Airlink, the South African-based domestic and regional airline, will continue to provide its regular scheduled service across its network of more than 35 destinations to support business, trade, tourism and keep economies functioning while South Africa is under COVID-19 Level 4 restrictions to slow the spread of infections in the country.

At the start of the week Airlink adjusted its schedule of selected Airlink flights so that its customers can comply with the revised curfew with minimal disruption to their travel plans.

We fully support the South African Government’s effort to flatten the infection curb as the safety and well-being of our customers, crew and staff is our priority. However, together with our service providers, the airports at which Airlink operates, and our customers, we have demonstrated that by applying stringent local and internationally-recommended† hygiene and biosecurity measures, that our flights are safe,” explained Airlink Managing Director and Chief Executive, Rodger Foster.

At this time when business and economies are fragile, it is crucial that we continue to provide convenient and efficient air connectivity.” added Mr Foster.

While inter-provincial travel for leisure to and from Gauteng Province is prohibited, travel to and from Gauteng is permitted for business and essential purposes. Travellers transiting through Gauteng to a final destination outside of that province is also permitted.

Travellers flying to or from the Gauteng Province for business or essential purposes should download and complete the relevant permits on as they may be required to present it to law enforcement or Port Health officials.

Customers can view our flight schedule on the FlyAirlink app or on the website

Customers can postpone their travel and change their reservations using the FlyAirlink App or through the “Manage My Booking” function on – manage , or through their travel agents. General updates will also be available through Airlink Customer Care Monday to Friday – 08.00 to 16.30 on +27 11 451 7300.

However, flights by Airlink eSwatini remain suspended for now due to ongoing civil unrest in that country.

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