[South Africa] Airlink's city to bush-lodge flights open for sale
12-05-2021 16:49:00 | by: Pie Kamau | hits: 2629 | Tags:

Airlink, the independent Southern African regional airline, will restart its safari lodge air transfer service effective 1 July 2021. 

Airlink’s Lodge Link Service will provide direct connectivity beyond the Skukuza and Nelspruit KIMA airports to three of the popular safari lodge airstrips located at Arathusa, Londolozi and Phinda Private Game Reserve. Seamless connections can be made on Airlink’s scheduled services between Cape Town and Johannnesurg to Nelspruit and Skukuza Airport. The Lodge Network will also provide direct connections with Airlink’s regional service between Nelspruit and Livingstone.

The Arathusa airstrip will provide access to the neighboring lodges such as Chitwa Chitwa, Cheetah Plains, Elephant Plains, Simbambili, Nkortho, Djuma, Jaci’s Sabi House and Silvan Safaris.

The Phinda airstrip provides access to a number of lodges in the area, Thanda Private Game Reserve and Rhino Ridge.The Lodge Link flights are operated with Airlink’s twin pilot modern Cessna Caravan 12 seater turboprop aircraft. Additionally, the combination of the Lodge Link Service connects with Airlink’s scheduled flights between Nelspruit and Livingstone, Cape Town and Johannesburg providing travelers with multi sector itineraries and more choices when planning their journey.

“With more local and regional travellers looking for mini-safari getaways, we recognise that every minute spent relaxing at your destinatiion is precious. Airlink’s Lodge Link service provides a unique 20 minute airside transfer for quick and easy access to the doorstep of your luxury private game lodge, minimizing lengthy road transfers,” said Airlink CEO and Managing Director, Rodger Foster.