South African carrier Airlink partners with Discovery Vitality to offer customers 75% discount on local and regional flights
20-10-2021 09:04:57 | by: Pie Kamau | hits: 2301 | Tags:

From next year, Airlink and Discovery Vitality customers are in line for discounts of up to 75% on local and regional flights as a result of a new partnership which sees Airlink join Discovery’s Vitality Travel platform.

South African-based Airlink is Africa’s independent airline with a growing fleet of more than 50 modern jetliners serving over 45 destinations in 13 African countries. Discovery is a publicly traded South African headquartered financial services business.  It’s Global Vitality Network, which is an alliance of some of the world’s insurers, with over 20 million members.

Rodger Foster, CEO and Managing Director of Airlink said, “Discovery and Vitality were obvious partners for Airlink.  We have a common approach to creating sustainable business built on providing great value for our customers, who are at the centre of everything we do.”

Through the partnership, Vitality members can get significant discounts on flights, accommodation, car hire and holiday packages.  All members qualify for a 10% base discount on all flights booked on the Vitality Travel platform.  Vitality Health members get between 15 and 35% discuounts on flights.  Vitality members who are also with Discovery Bank can get between 15 and 75% off on their travel.

Dinesh Govender, CEO of Vitality said, “Discovery clients value travel and we enjoy making their travel more rewarding. In a typical year, Vitality clients book more than one million flights and 100 000 hotel-room nights through Vitality Travel.  From 2022, the new Discovery Bank travel platform will facilitate seamless bookings and great discounts on a wider range of local and international flights, accommodation and holiday packages based on Vitality Health, Drive and Money integration. The platform makes viewing travel options, making bookings and storing travel details much easier.  Our partnership with Airlink and its network lets us offer Discovery Bank clients an extended local airline range, providing discounted flights to over 45 destinations across Southern Africa.”