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Windhoek Airport Evicts Ground Handler Menzies Leading To Flight Disruption

Several flights to Windhoek were canceled over the weekend.

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Codeshare: Lufthansa Teams Up With South African Airways

Customers will have access to more destinations in Europe and Southern Africa.

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South Africa's Airlink Faces Tribunal Hearing Over Predatory Pricing Allegations

The carrier has been accused of forcing out competition on a domestic route.

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A Look At LATAM’s New Routes And Partnerships

The airline group announced partnerships, launched new international routes, and received new aircraft during 2023's first half.

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Flight Review: Airlink Embraer E190 Economy Class From Johannesburg To Narobi

I got to fly on one of the airline's latest routes, and the service was incredible.

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African Aviation Stakeholders To Gather In Nairobi: Here's What's On The Agenda

AviaDev Africa will be held from June 14 - 16 in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Airlink Adds Two Malawian Flights From September

Both routes will operate three times a week using the ERJ.

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LATAM Brasil And Airlink Announce Interline Agreement

The new destinations will be available on September 3, when LATAM resumes its route between Sao Paulo and Johannesburg.

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South Africa's Airlink Will Boost Domestic Flights In Response To Market Demand

The carrier will increase its frequency to two domestic destinations and to Zimbabwe's most popular tourist city.

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Airlink's Embraer E190 Lease Transfers To New Aircraft Owner TrueNoord

TrueNoord now has two customers in South Africa, including Airlink and CemAir.

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Which Operators Fly The Oldest Active Embraer ERJ Family Aircraft?

The first Embraer ERJ family aircraft entered into service 26 years ago - which are the oldest still flying today?

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South Africa's Airlink Launches New Daily Nairobi Service

Airlink is set to launch a service between Johannesburg and Nairobi, becoming the only private-sector airline to operate the route.

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Etihad Boosts Codeshare & Interline Partnership With 6 Airlines

Hundreds of new connections await Etihad and partner airline passengers.

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South Africa's Airlink Has Launched A Frequent Flyer Scheme

Airlink customers will be able to earn and redeem flight rewards.

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British Airways Partners With Airlink Following Comair Demise

The new codeshare agreement will connect British Airways' passengers with over 15 destinations across Southern Africa.

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The Most Notable New Airline Routes This Week

Routes go to the heart of airlines and airports, and I celebrate them in my weekly newsletter.

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Airlink Will Return To Madagascar As Flight Ban Is Lifted

The regional carrier is ready to resume flights to Antananarivo as of the end of January.

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29 Years Ago Today Northwest Airlink Flight 5719 Crashed In Minnesota

An arrogant captain and pilot error led to the crash of Northwest Airlink Flight 5719.

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St Helena Looks To Move Its Only Flight From Johannesburg To Cape Town For Summer

The change is still facing a multitude of regulatory obstacles.

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Airlink To Recommence Johannesburg - Richards Bay Flights In September

The resumption of Airlink flights to Richards Bay is a boost to the business and tourist sectors, as well as locals.