sa airlinkAirlink will commence operating double daily flights between Johannesburg and Gaborone from 20 January 2014.

With the addition of this route Airlink will now be servicing 3 destinations in Botswana, these include Gaborone, Kasane and Maun.

The Airlink Johannesburg – Gaborone service is targeted at the growing number of corporate travelers looking to visit Botswana on a same day return basis. Gaborone is an important commercial centre within the Southern African region and is also home to SADC.

Airlink’s new morning flight’s, which operate weekdays Monday to Friday, will depart Johannesburg at 07h20 and arrive in Gaborone at 08h15. The return morning flight departs Gaborone at 08h55 arriving in Johannesburg at 09h50 .

Airlink’s afternoon flights depart Johannesburg at 17h30 arriving in Gaborone at 18h25, with the return flight departing Gaborone at 19h05 arriving in Johannesburg at 20h00.

Flights will operate using one of Airlink’s fleet of 10 highly effective Avro RJ85 83 seat regional jets. For too long the Johannesburg to Gaborone route has featured amongst the most expensive regional routes in Southern Africa and Airlink looks forward to being able to offer more attractive fares and a further choice of carrier to businessman traveling to Botswana.

Additional benefits for Airlink travelers include Voyager miles and high levels of service reliability. The Airports Company of South Africa reflects on its web site that year to date in 2013, on average 91.6% of Airlink’s flights have operated on-time.

From : Aviationtribune.com

23 November 2013