South Africa

Airlink Avro RJ85 flies on

Although South Africa’s Airlink officially ended Avro RJ85 operations on November 17, one of its RJ85s has operated several more flights since—pressed back into service to help the airline cope with the increased number of flights she is operating to cover for the strike affecting South African Airways and its subsidiary, SA […]

Airlink Avro RJ85 ZS-SYO at Johannesburg on 23 November

Airlink ends flights from Pretoria

On 8 May, South Africa’s Airlink suspended its service from Pretoria’s Wonderboom National Airport to Cape Town International. The airline had initially used Avro RJ85s on the route, with RJ85 ZS-ASW (msn E2313) flying the inaugural service in August 2015. However, traffic on the route did not develop as the airline had hoped, and smaller Embraer ERJ 135s took over some of […]