Airlink already operates a large fleet of ERJ aircraft, with December 2016 seeing the addition of 11 ERJ 140 jets to its fleet. By the end of the fourth quarter of 2017, the airline will be operating 30 ERJs, comprising all three types: ERJ 135, ERJ 140 and the ERJ 145.
The airline has introduced a new route, operating between Pietermaritzburg and Cape Town, which commenced on 06 February 2017. They now also offer a daily return flight, Monday to Sunday, using one of its 20 Embraer 135, 37 seater regional jet aircraft.
As of 26 March 2017, they will increase the frequency of flights between Nelspruit KMIA and Livingstone to a daily service. Additional flights will operate on Thursdays and Sundays. Flights depart Nelspruit at 11h35 and arrive in Livingstone at 13h10
Airlink has introduced a third daily flight, operating mid-morning, between Cape Town and Windhoek. The mid-morning flights will depart daily from Cape Town International at 10h00, arriving at Windhoek’s Hosea Kutako International at 12h05.
More Cape Town/ Nelspruit flights
Effective 2 July 2017, Airlink will be adding a second flight between Cape Town and Nelspruit (daily except on Saturdays).
The flight will depart Cape Town International at 15h00 and arrive in Nelspruit KMIA at 17h15. It then departs Nelspruit KMIA at 17h35 and arrive at Cape Town International at 20h00.
Airlink now operates up to 13 flights a day to this region, providing access from Johannesburg,