Airlink launches jet service to Mthatha

2012-09-05 08:54
From October 1, Airlink will use one of its Embraer ERJ135, 37-seat regional jets on its daily service between Johannesburg and Mthatha, Tourism Update reports.

In a statement, the airline said the introduction of the regional jet was in line with growing demand for travel to Mthatha and was in synergy with the comprehensive upgrade to Mthatha Airport, which included a new terminal building and upgraded runway.

Airlink's enhanced jet service will provide additional capacity as well as shorten the flying time between Johannesburg and Mthatha to just over an hour.

Airlink services Mthatha twice daily Monday to Friday, and with a Saturday morning and a Sunday afternoon flight. From October, morning flights will depart Johannesburg at 06h15, arriving in Mthatha at 07h20. The return service departs Mthatha at 07h45, arriving in Johannesburg at 09h00.

Afternoon flights (including Sundays) depart Johannesburg at 16h05, arriving in Mthatha at 17h10. The return service departs Mthatha at 17h30, arriving in Johannesburg at 18h45. The Saturday flight departs Johannesburg at 08h20, arriving in Mthatha at 09h25 and departing again at 09h45 to arrive in Johannesburg at 11h00.

Benefits for Airlink travellers include Voyager Miles and convenient interline connections with SAA and its Star Alliance partner flights, locally and globally.

 

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

SHARE:

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside Travel

 
/News

#FindYourEscape with Traveller24

Your insider guide to exploring South Africa and the world...
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.