Articles Tagged ‘SA Airlink’

Battle for second spot in inter-regional Arch of Triumph competition hots-up as Asia and North America slug-it out

Battle for second spot in inter-regional Arch of Triumph competition hots-up as Asia and North America slug-it out

Although Europe effectively won its fourth consecutive inter-regional Arch of Triumph title in the summer, the tussle for runner-up still has a way to go it would seem. Will 2013 overall champion North America succeed in securing second spot from Asia, which has taken this slot every year since 2014?

SA Airlink adventures into St. Helena

SA Airlink adventures into St. Helena

SA Airlink becomes first airline to offer schedule flights to St. Helena with a weekly link from Johannesburg.

South African Airways continues to cut capacity as future remains uncertain; SA Airlink sees double-digit growth as SA Express shrinks

South African Airways continues to cut capacity as future remains uncertain; SA Airlink sees double-digit growth as SA Express shrinks

South African Airways in FY2016 carried 6.92 million passengers with an average load factor of 74%. However, South Africa’s national carrier is in turmoil at the moment with regards to its future. We look to see how the carrier has adjusted its network in recent years to maintain its operation so far.  


14 airports battle for world Arch of Triumph supremacy

14 airports battle for world Arch of Triumph supremacy

For one of this week’s 14 entrants to the Arch of Triumph competition it could mean basking in airport marketing glory for eternity (or at least until the next route launch). See which airport, drawn from five different world regions, has secured these exclusive bragging rights this week.

SA Airlink sails into Victoria Falls

SA Airlink sails into Victoria Falls

SA Airlink begins a six times weekly service between Cape Town and Victoria Falls. 

SA Airlink connects Cape Town to Botswana

SA Airlink connects Cape Town to Botswana

SA Airlink begins a five times weekly service to Maun from Cape Town using its ERJ 135 fleet – second route to Maun for the carrier after Johannesburg.


Columbus crew crows over certificate ceremony

Columbus crew crows over certificate ceremony

Two Arch of Triumph entries, almost two years apart, and two Arch of Triumph wins for Columbus Airport in the US. These guys certainly have an impressive strike rate. Find out which of this week’s dynamic duo of FTWAs does the deed this time out.

SA Airlink inaugurates Pretoria

SA Airlink inaugurates Pretoria

SA Airlink begins its first services to Pretoria Airport with an 11 times weekly service from Cape Town.

SA Airlink inaugurates four new services

SA Airlink inaugurates four new services

SA Airlink begins services on four new routes – all of them being under 100 kilometres.


SA Airlink makes Gaborone its third destination in Botswana

SA Airlink makes Gaborone its third destination in Botswana

SA Airlink launches flights between Johannesburg and Gaborone on 20 January competing with South African Airways and Air Botswana. 

SA Airlink connects Johannesburg and Kasane in Botswana

SA Airlink connects Johannesburg and Kasane in Botswana

SA Airlink inaugurates four weekly flights from Johannesburg to Kasane in Botswana.

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport is still Africa’s #1; more flights to Mauritius, Kenya and Mozambique

Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport is still Africa’s #1; more flights to Mauritius, Kenya and Mozambique

International traffic growth remains strong at Johannesburg, helping the airport to deliver close to 20 million annual passengers for the last three years.