Airlink to resume flights to Mthatha Airport

2019-02-15 15:33
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Airlink flights between Johannesburg and Mthatha will up and flying again from 19 February.

The flight route was suspended on 25 January after the Mthatha Airport was downgraded by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) as it was unable to safely accommodate scheduled passenger air services.

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Now SACAA is satisfied that the airport has addressed all its shortcomings and has opened the airport again for scheduled flights.

Airlink will provide early morning and late afternoon return flights using one of its Embraer 135, 37 seats regional jets from Monday to Friday. An early morning flight will operate on Saturdays and an afternoon flight on Sundays.

Additional flights will be added to the schedule as the route returns to normality.

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