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26 November 2021

Encore! More! George!

With demand for summer holiday travel picking up, Airlink has introduced midday Saturday and Sunday flights between Johannesburg and George, but will offer these on a daily basis from 11th December 2021.

The extra flights are in addition to the early morning and late afternoon services that Airlink introduced on the route at the start of this month.

“The combination of local summer holiday demand and the uptick in international visitors to the country have set the scene for travel and tourism to flourish along the Garden Route, with its attractive and popular esorts, facilities and attractions. With the extra flights, Airlink is able to provide the required capacity to meet this increased demand,” explained Airlink CEO and Managing Director, Rodger Foster.

Domestic, Regional and long-haul customers travelling to and from George will be able to take full advantage of our conveniently scheduled onward connections with Airlink and its global airline partners, through our Johannesburg hub,” he added.

Airlink operates its modern Embraer E-Jets on the route. Customers have a choice of comfortable window or aisle business class and economy seats (there are no “middle” seats on any Airlink aircraft).

Airlink also offers flights between George and Cape Town

Airlink’s great value fares include a 20kg free economy class checked-in luggage allowance plus a 15kg sporting equipment allowance. Onboard, our customers are treated to a complimentary light meal and refreshments.

Business Class customers will receive Airlink’s intra-continental premium service which includes a complimentary meal and beverages, a free 30kg check-in luggage allowance, free sporting equipment allowance, priority boarding and lounge access at selected airports.

To plan, book and manage your Airlink journey, visit or download the new FlyAirlink smartphone app, or contact your travel agent.

COVID-19 Health and Safety onboard Airlink flights

The health and safety of our customers and employees are Airlink’s primary concern. Airlink’s aircraft are equipped with High Efficiency Particulate Air Filters (HEPA), which effectively block 99.97% of particulates, including Coronavirus molecules. These HEPA filters continually sterilize the air in our cabins, which is renewed entirely every three minutes. Read more about the cabin air quality on Airlink’s Embraer E-JETS here.

About Airlink

Airlink was established in 1992 and is an independent, privately-owned, full-service premium airline. Choice and reliability are Airlink hallmarks, with the airline serving more than 45 destinations in 13 countries throughout Southern Africa, Madagascar and St Helena Island*.

Airlink is ranked as South Africa’s most punctual airline, with its fleet of more than 50 modern jetliners achieving a 97.70% average on-time performance** for the year to date. Airlink is an International Air Transport Association (IATA) member and accredited under its safety audit program.

* Flights serving Madagascar and St Helena Island will resume when the current travel restrictions are lifted.
**measured by the Airports Company South Africa.