Status of Airlink’s Air Services Licences – Inaccurate Media Report

Date: 4 Sep 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa - Airlink, the Southern Africa regional airline confirms that its licences to operate South African and international scheduled air transport services is valid and in place and reassures the markets that its regular flights are operating normally.

This morning’s Business Day newspaper carried a factually inaccurate report in which it claimed Airlink would not be covered by an operating licence at the end of this month.

“The false impression created by the article has raised unnecessary and unfounded concerns about Airlink’s status across the travel market, the air transport industry and allied sectors, including banks and underwriters.  I give everyone my full and unequivocal assurance that it is business as usual at Airlink and that our air services licences are in place, as they should be,” said Airlink CEO and Managing Director, Rodger Foster.

“Airlink, which is marking its 25th anniversary under its present management, operates safe, reliable and efficient services within South Africa and also to destinations throughout the region, in strict compliance with all regulations and legal requirements,” added Mr Foster.

Airlink operates over 50,000 flights a year serving a network of 40 Southern Africa destinations.


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Karin Murray
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