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Airlink


253 reviews
Headquarters: Greenstone Hill Office Park Emerald Boulevard, Modderfontein 01609 South Africa 011 27 11 978 1111 Website
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Beirut
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago
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Great Airline ...Good service for a small airline... They need to improve the ground service and customer communication

Date of travel: September 2018
Africa Business Class Johannesburg - St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
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Hope Island, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
565 reviews
167 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago
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Flight was delayed but wasn’t the airlines fault but the fault of the airport, there was no one to push back the aircraft. The crew were courteous and the flight was uneventful. Once we arrived In Nelspruit we were met by ground staff to transfer us to a smaller plane that took us to the lodge. Small aircraft flight was...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Domestic Economy Johannesburg - Ngala Private Game Reserve

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Miami Beach, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

No delay Smooth embarkment in a 30 seats plane. Very clean inside with comfortable seats and room for bags in the upper bins We even got a free meal and beverages from a smiling attendant.

Date of travel: December 2018
Africa Economy Johannesburg - Kasane
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London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We departed on time from Johannesburg and again on the return journey. The planes were a bit old and not very comfortable, although both times they were not full so I was able to sit on the aisle. Service was very good, with refreshments served shortly after take off and small lunch as well. Food quality was good. No in-flight...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Africa Economy Johannesburg - Nampula

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Brasilia, DF
Level 6 Contributor
128 reviews
25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flight made in small plane with limited space for legs. For the taller the better option is the 1A seat. In general quiet flight. They serve a snack. Ground handling is good.

Date of travel: November 2018
Africa Economy Johannesburg - Nampula
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St Albans, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Regional flight from JNB to Kasane in Botswana,Brand new all jet aircraft Embraer 190 super comfortable leather seating,central aisle with two seats either side. Two pilots and three cabin crewe,flight time just under two hours,departure and arrival on time. Meal and drinks service on flight all very prompt and palatable. Used Airlink for our return flight from Victoria Falls Airport...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Africa Economy Johannesburg - Kasane

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Ngwenya, Eswatini (Swaziland)
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew out on the E190 and back on the E170, both are great and comfortable planes, there was plenty of open seats on both flights and I am not surprised why. The flight is very expensive, for R1000 more I could have gone to London. The staff on both flights were terrible, they clearly did not want to be...

Date of travel: November 2018
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Africa Economy Johannesburg - Kasane

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Luanda, Angola
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good and fast service about 45 minutes from Johannesburg to Gaborone and vice verse, Lunch pack was given , board the plane and seating it was fast , as its a small plane . getting out of the plane was smooth as well .

Date of travel: November 2018
Africa Economy Johannesburg - Gaborone
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Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Short flight from the “safari airport” back into the big city. The terminal at Hoedspruit is tiny but very efficient and relaxed. Check in went smoothly, we boarded on time and the flight left punctually. Arrival and luggage retrieval in Jo’burg was smooth and quick. Cabin crew were efficient and helpful, managing to serve a light snack despite the short...

Date of travel: October 2018
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Domestic Economy Hoedspruit - Johannesburg

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Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Very smooth flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit to make the onward journey to a game reserve. The flight was punctual, check in and boarding was smooth and easy, light lunch of a sandwich was served and we felt we had a smooth and enjoyable journey. Arriving at Hoedspruit is fun - it is a very small and picturesque airport,...

Date of travel: October 2018
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Domestic Economy Cape Town Central - Hoedspruit

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“Most reliable way of flying into the private game reserves”
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“Book early and you can reserve your seat choice for free.”
990adrian93, 25 Nov 2018 | Read review
“Fast trip that Wifi TV was not offered , seats very comfortable , good customers service .”
afonso_bat, 21 Nov 2018 | Read review
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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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