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Airlink

560 reviews
Headquarters: No.3 Greenstone Hill Office Park, Emerald Boulevard, Modderfontein South Africa 01609
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About Airlink
Headquarters: No.3 Greenstone Hill Office Park, Emerald Boulevard, Modderfontein South Africa 01609

Airline Summary

Headquartered in Johannesburg, Airlink (IATA: 4Z; ICAO: LNK) 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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Debra S wrote a review Mar 2024
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Port Elizabeth - Cape Town Central
Domestic
Our flight apparently could not land in PE due to low mist and the aircraft turned back to Cape Town. ( one wanders why it left CT in the first place as its only an hours flight) We were told the flight would refuel and return later when they anticipated the mist to lift. We
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Date of travel: March 2024
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Cath_Mike_11 wrote a review Feb 2024
Baden, Ontario44 contributions48 helpful votes
Victoria Falls - Johannesburg
Africa
in Feb 2024 we travelled 3 times on Airlink - the service, food and drinks were exceptional - seat room was good - unfortunately our luggage was directed to the wrong flight and airline -other wise we were very pleased with this airline
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Date of travel: February 2024
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Cruiser05088294959 wrote a review Feb 2024
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Bloemfontein - Johannesburg
Domestic
Waiting for office to open @5:55am. Airlink employee said very unfriendly go and wait at the chairs we open at 6am. 6am no opening, only opened at 6:30 sorry I got my ticket somewhere else and got excellent service at another company
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Date of travel: February 2024
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Alison B wrote a review Feb 2024
Johannesburg, South Africa2 contributions
Pietermaritzburg - Johannesburg
Domestic
Incredible airline- quick and efficient soft landings But you have to bus to the terminal which is like another quick flight - not in line with the overall experience
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Date of travel: February 2024
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Getaway34980732124 wrote a review Feb 2024
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Cape Town Central - Johannesburg
Domestic
My experience with this airline has been nothing short of a nightmare. Not only did they refuse to refund my money when I had a legitimate reason for missing my flight, but their customer service was abysmal. The lack of assistance and empathy from the airline staff only added
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Date of travel: February 2024
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William S wrote a tip 08 Apr
"Go for business class if you can as you get access to the excellent SLOW Lounge in Cape Town."
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Larce C wrote a tip 07 Apr
"Check in online the day before flight. "
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Navigator33474834487 wrote a tip 04 Apr
"Bathrooms is a bit of a mess, but the the over all cleanliness of the plane is great. "
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Mani D wrote a tip Mar 2024
"Best tip I can give is - Avoid this airline"
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Cruiser05088294959 wrote a tip Feb 2024
"Waiting for office to open @5:55am. Airlink employee said very unfriendly go and wait at the chairs we open at 6am. 6am no opening, only ope"
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