SA Airlink


Airlink puts Embraer 190 into service

South Africa’s Airlink placed its first Embraer ERJ 190 into service on 3 August, on flights from Johannesburg to Pietermaritzburg and Bulawayo. The airline is planning to replace its fleet of 12 Avro RJ85s with Embraer E-Jets over the next three years, and has already acquire three ERJ 170s and two ERJ […]


Atlantic Star bid for St Helena service rejected

Start-up Atlantic Star has indicated that it has been informed by the St Helena government that it will not be invited to participate in the next phase of the Air Access tender process. Atlantic Star had proposed basing an Avro RJ100 on St Helena for a twice weekly service to Ascension Island. The RJ100 […]


BAE Systems signs Airlink to remodelled JetSpares Program

South Africa’s Airlink has become the first customer for BAE Systems’ remodelled JetSpares program. Under JetSpares, customers pay a fixed rate per flying hour (RPFH) for spares and repairs. Agreements are customized for each customer, and can now cover over 500 part numbers, including landing gear components, windscreens, and avionics. […]