Airlink adds 4th South Africa-Namibia route.


WINDHOEK, Feb. 16 — Privately-owned regional airline, Airlink will launch a convenient new direct service between Cape Town and Namibia‘s Walvis Bay, commencing on March 2, the airline announced Monday. The Cape Town–Walvis Bay route will be Airlink’s fourth South Africa-Namibia route. The others are Johannesburg–Windhoek, Cape Town–Windhoek and Johannesburg–Walvis Bay. “This new service is ideal for business and leisure travelers with the port city of Walvis Bay is an important economic hub and gateway to some of Namibia‘s prized tourist destinations, including the Namib desert, Swakopmund and the Skeleton coast. Walvis Bay, Langstrand and Swakopmund are also home to a significant community of people who commute between Namibia and South Africa,” said Airlink CEO, Rodger Foster. The route will also enable seamless multi-city travel itineraries for international and local tourists visiting popular destinations in Namibia and South Africa, he added. According to Foster, Airlink will operate the following weekday flights between Cape Town and Walvis Bay on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Xinhua