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31 May 2021

Important Note for Travellers to the Republic of Namibia

Airlink, the independent Southern African regional airline, advises travellers to Namibia that new restrictions have been introduced, which may affect their travel plans.

With effect from 1 June 2021, all travellers entering Namibia must produce a negative SARS COVID-19 PCR test result (valid for 7 days from the date of collection). Antigen Rapid Diagnostic Test results will no longer be accepted for entry into Namibia at ports of entry. Travellers will be required to present a valid negative test result certificate upon check-in for their flight to Namibia. Children younger than five years are exempt from this requirement.

Travellers are also required to complete a Travel Health Questionnaire and present it upon arrival, where they will also be screened. The Traveller Health Questionnaire form is available on on the Plan Your Travel - COVID-19 Travel Update page.

“Airlink supports all efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 and with our own stringent application of globally-recommended health security measures, we have successfully demonstrated to health authorities and our customers that air travel on Airlink flights is safe. Similarly, we have helped countries take full advantage of the catalytic benefits that air connectivity offers for the recovery and growth of their economies,” said Airlink CEO and Managing Director, Rodger Foster.

Airlink’s flight schedule is available on our website:

Customers should consult Airlink’s website - manage, or contact our Reservations office on tel +27 11 451 7300 or their travel agencies for assistance with bookings. 

About Airlink

Airlink was established in 1992 and is an independent, privately-owned and BBBEE airline. It offers travellers a wide choice of flights across its comprehensive network of Southern African destinations, which it serves with a fleet of more than 50 modern jetliners.

Like its industrious sunbird icon, in 2019 Airlink carried more than two million customers on more than 63 000 flights and its network includes more than 35 destinations in 9 African countries. Airlink’s flight schedule is regularly updated and reflects the effects of COVID-19 and associated travel restrictions. The latest information is available on the Airlink website here.

Airlink was South Africa’s most punctual airline in 2020**. In April 2021 97.17% of Airlink flights departed on-time, illustrating its laser-focus on providing customers with excellent and reliable service.

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