Airlink loses court bid to recover ticket sale funds from SAA

2020-03-03 15:52

SAA is not compelled to pay over money it is holding on behalf of privately-owned regional airline Airlink, the Gauteng High Court rules.

Airlink continues with abandoned SAA routes, readies for court action

2020-02-06 18:26

Privately-run airline Airlink will continue with certain services "abandoned" by its franchise partner South African Airways, it says.

Mboweni: A whole engine has disappeared at SAA Technical

2019-10-31 15:43

"This is stuff of the movies."

Airlink suspends Pretoria-CT flights to stem losses

2018-03-06 11:20

In order to stem losses, Airlink will suspend services on the Pretoria-Cape Town route, the airline announced.

Airlink, Safair disappointed by rejection of acquisition plan

2018-02-23 12:28

Airlink and Safair are disappointed that the Competition Commission has not approved the proposed Airlink acquisition of Safair.

Passengers, crew unharmed after Airlink plane's emergency landing at OR Tambo

2017-11-09 16:02

Private airline Airlink says all 34 passengers and four crew members have been unharmed after one of its planes made an emergency landing at OR Tambo International Airport.

Airlink-SAA deal 'unfair'

2017-10-22 06:00

The two airlines’ franchise agreement is creating a monopoly, some claim, but Airlink’s CEO says such relationships are in place worldwide.

Low-cost airlines stepping up competition

2013-11-07 07:52

The price war between SA Express and Airlink is hotting up with Airlink's announcement that it is launching flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone next year.

SA Express: No price war with Airlink

2013-10-18 16:59

SA Express has denied that it is starting a price war following an announcement that it is launching cheaper flights on Airlink monopoly routes.

Mini price war between Airlink and SA Express

2013-10-08 12:10

Competition is hotting up between SA Express and Airlink as the two airlines vie for the lion's share of the George route.


Satawu set to march on Airlink at OR Tambo International

2020-02-27 22:10

Satawu plans to march on privately-owned regional airline Airlink at OR Tambo International Airport to protest against what it claims to be "victimisation".

Airlink redefines SAA partnership, plans to exclusively use own flight code from June

2020-01-16 14:49

The privately-owned says it will operate under its own "4Z" flight code from June.

Airlink's wings clipped after Mthatha airport downgrade

2019-01-24 19:33

Airlink will temporarily suspend its air services between Johannesburg and Mthatha in the Eastern Cape as a result of the downgrading of the town’s airport by SACAA, Airlink has said.

Commission claims Airlink, Safair deal would prevent competition

2018-02-23 15:37

The Competition Commission has prohibited the acquisition of Safair by Airlink because, in its view, this would result in "a substantial prevention of competition".

Competition Commission probes SAA-Airlink deal

2017-11-26 06:00

The Competition Commission will probe the franchise agreement between national carrier SAA and its privately owned partner Airlink after it received a formal complaint regarding the matter.

SAA deal not unfair - Airlink CEO

2017-10-22 19:17

The business model of Airlink as a franchisee of SAA is a clone of many successful regional feeder franchises around the world, says CEO Rodger Foster.

Airlink launches third Botswana route

2013-11-08 12:43

Besides its new beach and bush route to Vilanculous in Mozambique, Airlink has announced a third route for travellers to and from Botswana - with double daily flights between Gaborone and Johannesburg.

Airlink announces new Kruger route

2013-10-28 10:29

Airlink has announced it is going to launch flights from Nelspruit’s Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport to Vilanculos from June 2014.

Now Airlink takes on SA Express Routes

2013-10-17 16:51

Airlink is taking the airline fight to SA Express by starting to fly on two routes where the latter has been enjoying a monopoly.

SA Express takes on Airlink

2013-09-27 15:30

The gloves are off in the South African airline industry with SA Express taking on Airlink on its money-spinner routes.

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