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19 August 2022

Airlink's Richards Bay Flights Resume Next Month

19 August 2022, Johannesburg – Airlink, Southern Africa’s premier airline will resume scheduled services between Johannesburg and Richards Bay from 19 September 2022.

The reinstatement of daily flights follows Richards Bay Airport’s securing of the necessary resources to accommodate scheduled airline services after an enforced 20-month hiatus.

“Richards Bay is vital to the economies of KwaZulu-Natal and the entire country. It’s viability and development depend on a fully-functioning and efficient transportation system, with air connectivity playing a key role in driving business and investment in the coal-terminus town and the industries it hosts. We are ready to welcome Richards Bay customers back onboard our flights and help reignite growth and economic activity in the area,” explained Airlink CEO and Managing Director, Rodger Foster.

With the resumption of flights on the route, Airlink is re-connecting Richards Bay with the world with a choice of convenient connections to Airlink’s expansive network of domestic and regional destinations as well as those around the world through Airlink’s global airline partners.

Airlink’s Richards Bay flights will be operated with 29-seat Jetstream 41 turboprop airliners with the following schedule:

Effective DateFlight NumberDays of the WeekFromDepartToArrive
19 Sep 224Z 881Mon, Tue, Wed, ThurJNB06:15amRCB07:45am
19 Sep 224Z 882Mon, Tue, Wed, ThurRCB08:15amJNB09:45am
19 Sep 224Z 885Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, SunJNB15:30pmRCB17:00pm
19 Sep 224Z 886Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, SunRCB17:30pmJNB19:05pm
Effective DateFlight NumberDays of the WeekFromDepartToArrive
22 Sep 224Z 883Thur, Fri, SunJNB11:00amRCB12:30pm
22 Sep 224Z 884Thur, Fri, SunRCB12:55pmJNB14:30pm
Effective DateFlight NumberDays of the WeekFromDepartToArrive
24 Sep 224Z 889SatJNB08:15amRCB09:45am
24 Sep 224Z 890SatRCB10:15pmJNB11:50am
Effective DateFlight NumberDays of the WeekFromDepartToArrive
31 Oct 224Z 883Mon, Tue, WedJNB11:00amRCB12:30pm
31 Oct 224Z 884Mon, Tue, WedRCB12:55pmJNB14:30pm
Effective DateFlight NumberDays of the WeekFromDepartToArrive
16 Dec 224Z 883Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, SunJNB11:00amRCB12:30pm
16 Dec 224Z 884Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, SunRCB12:55pmJNB14:30pm

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