Airlink Launches J/burg-Entebbe Service

Airlink, the independent Southern African regional airline, will add another new route to its expanding intra-Africa network in the coming weeks with the launch of its Johannesburg-Entebbe service.

Flights on the route will operate four times a week from  July 19, 2021, connecting with Airlink’s domestic and regional network to and from various Southern African destinations.

“Entebbe, which is situated on the shores of Lake Victoria, serves Kampala, which is Uganda’s economic and trading hub, but also an important gateway to the Eastern Africa economic community and the Great Lakes region, which represents a significant market.

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“Our flights will enable and strengthen closer relations and activity between the Southern and Eastern Africa blocs and will also make it possible for tourists to explore and experience the diverse and rich array of travel experiences of both regions,” explains Airlink CEO and Managing Director, Rodger Foster.


Passengers board Airlink flight

“With our modern fleet and strict compliance with bio-safety measures, Airlink is able to provide safe air travel and support the revival of tourism and economic activity, which are vital for creating and sustaining jobs and livelihoods in Uganda and South Africa,” he added.

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Airlink’s great value for money fares include a 20kg free economy class checked in luggage allowance plus a 15kg sporting equipment allowance. Onboard, customers are treated to a complimentary light meal, refreshments, comfort with generous leg room and a choice of aisle or window seat (our flights do not have middle seats).

Customers also have the freedom to book business class on this route and enjoy Airlink’s intra-continental Business Class service available on the state-of-the-art Embraer E-jet,

The cabin offers six business class seats, generous pitch with plenty of legroom and wide seats arranged in a two-plus-one abreast configuration.

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Onboard business class service on these flights includes complimentary meals and beverages, a 30kg check-in luggage allowance, priority boarding and lounge access at selected airports.

Wole Shadare