Singapore, 02 September 2021 – Airlink, the privately owned South African regional airline based in Johannesburg, has named AirlinePros International as its General Sales Agent for Singapore with immediate effect.
Airlink is a member of IATA and is IOSA accredited. It has more than 50 commercial jetliners operating throughout Southern Africa. In 2019 pre COVID the airline carried 2 million customers on more than 63,000 flights on 55 routes to 39 destinations in 9 African countries and St Helena Island.
Airlink operates the widest network in Southern Africa to countries such as South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Madagascar, Lesotho, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, and Eswatini (Swaziland), as well as to the remote island of St. Helena.
Airlink operates independently under its own unique 4Z flight code. Throughout 2020 Airlink has been busy activating new interline relationships and partners including British Airways, Air France, Emirates and Qatar which will offer strong opportunities for connecting traffic from Singapore.
Marc Cavaliere, President, AirlinePros International commented “Having worked with Airlink in The Americas for some time we are excited to add Singapore to our global portfolio and our market-based sales & customer service teams are standing by to assist trade partners. The Airlink network is well placed for passengers craving unique travel experience along with corporate travellers seeking convenient and frequent connectivity across the continent.”
Ong Pei Leng, Business Manager Singapore, AirlinePros International added “we are looking forward to building on the Airlink brand in Singapore. South Africa and neighbouring countries in Southern Africa which will be connected well to Singapore by Airlink in cooperation with its Interline Partners.
We are confident to receive necessary support of our trade partners to assist Airlink in not only growing the base in Singapore but also securing optimum market share of travel triggered by growing trade, anticipated surge in tourism.
Airlink, South Africa’s largest privately-owned regional airline offers the widest network and most comprehensive flight schedule in the South African domestic and Southern African regional markets, along with convenient connections with our global partners services, which gives our customers the choice of flights and connections, whether travelling for business or leisure. Airlink is customer-centric, reliable and committed to punctuality consistently 95% and above. For more information, visit Airlink.
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