Airlink introduces JHB-EL flights


Airlink will launch a mid-morning flight between Johannesburg and East London from 16 March.

The key objective of this flight is to provide connections with international and regional flights arriving in the early morning at OR Tambo International.

The flights will depart daily from Johannesburg at 10h10 arriving in East London at 11h45 the return flight will depart East London at 12h15 arriving in Johannesburg at 13h45.

Airlink’s E-jet services will offer an intra-continental style business class service. The cabin layout features expansive business class seats and provides economy class travellers with enhanced comfort by way of a generous seat pitch in a 2-2 seating configuration.

The E190 E-jets are configured with six business and 92 economy class seats.

Airlink flights will operate under the SA8 flight code until 10 June 2020, after which they will be operated under Airlink’s unique 4Z code. 4Z tickets are already available through travel agents, tour operators and online at