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Airlink


186 reviews
Headquarters: Greenstone Hill Office Park Emerald Boulevard, Modderfontein 01609 South Africa +27-11-978-1111 Website
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago
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The flight was delayed for a couple of hours and the airport had little in the way of food available. Nothing special

Domestic Economy Nelspruit - Johannesburg
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Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since the Durban International Airport is actually way up the East Coast and some International flights arrive in Johannesburg too late to continue onto Pietermaritzburg where the Airport closes for the night, the only option is to use the last flight to Pietermaritzburg before it closes. There is no direct road to the so-called Durban Airport from Pietermaritzburg so a...

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Africa Economy Pietermaritzburg - Nairobi

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Centurion, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flight was delayed with 20 minutes, but is seems that the passengers did not really care as the flight was only about 50 minutes. Once we took off, it was plain sailing, we flew, we ate and we landed. The crew was professional and friendly and in no time we arrived at our destination. Definitely one of the most...

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Domestic Economy Johannesburg - Skukuza

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Cape Town, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

was a bit apprehensive flying to st helena island as landing on the island would be a new experience. also landing on a smallish runway made me a bit nervous. the flight over was uneventful and quite pleasant as the passengers were very friendly. there was a great buzz in the plane of excitement and anticipation. however the staff were...

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Africa Economy Cape Town Central - St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha

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Durban, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you leave South Africa and travel up country, you tend to find more and varying degrees of delay and discomfort. And getting to someplace that is truly heavenly, natural and quiet means travelling a long way. In the case of Vilanculos, Airlink has made the transition from the urban sprawl of JHB to the soft white sands of Moz....

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Africa Economy Johannesburg - Vilanculos

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Bredasdorp, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am always confused at checking in: I am flying to Botswana, but must check in at B89, which is domestic.... I have made a note now

Africa Economy Johannesburg - Kasane
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Zambia
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually when travelling back from Europe I tend to overnight in Johannesburg before travelling on to Ndola, Zambia. However, this time I managed to make the early morning connection with Airlink. The flight leaves Johannesburg at 8.30 am so by 10.30 am I was already in Ndola. As it is a small aircraft, not many passengers, both immigration and customs...

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Africa Economy Johannesburg - Ndola

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Pretoria, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best price for a flight and always friendly staff to assist you. For the best traveling I recommend SAAirlink

Domestic Economy Johannesburg - George
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Kempton Park, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely relaxing flight from Johannesburg to Beira. The air hostess was warm and friendly and did her best to cater for all the needs of the passengers. The flight left on time from Johannesburg and arrived about 5 minutes before the scheduled landing time in Beira. Airlink is the best choice of business travel in Southern Africa.

Africa Economy Johannesburg - Beira
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairly new Embraier 190, seats 92, just over half full, nice snack and a glass of wine served both ways, however very expensive for such a limited distance. As Airlink is the only operator on this route, you could fly over halfway to Europe for the equivalent of the 1 1/2 hour flight, normal Airline practis]ce, where they enjoy a...

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Africa Economy Johannesburg - Kasane

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“For inland travel Pietermaritzburg is more convenient, especially if you do not want to spend the night in Johannesburg..”
ernstuken, 2 Jun 2018 | Read review
“Just relax and enjoy the scenery below”
Megans2112, 28 May 2018 | Read review
“For international travel, check in at Domestic counter”
RudyMarietjieVisser, 21 May 2018 | Read review
“Single seats as far front as possible”
290francescai, 21 May 2018 | Read review
“They are always willing to assist you with any help”
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About Airlink
Headquartered in Johannesburg, Airlink (4Z) flies to 16 destinations across South Africa, as well as cities in Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia. It also has a strategic alliance with South African Airways (SA) and South African Express Airways (XZ). Airlink's fleet consists of 34 aircraft, including Avro RJ85, Embraer ERJ 135LR, Embraer ERJ 145 and BAe Jetstream 41 planes. Most are configured with a single Economy Class cabin, although some of the Avro RJ85 planes also feature a Business Class cabin. Airlink has a hub at O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB).
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