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There’s another flight on the cards for Airlink’s Malawi route. Photo: canva / Dennis HKG – flickr

Even more Malawi flights from Airlink this December

Airlink has announced even more capacity to Malawi this December, with the addition of another flight to and from Johannesburg.

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There’s another flight on the cards for Airlink’s Malawi route. Photo: canva / Dennis HKG – flickr

Airlink’s brand new flight offering, connecting Johannesburg to the two main cities of Malawi, will soon be getting more capacity in the form of another flight to Lilongwe.

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The new route, which officially launched in September this year, received very positive feedback and according to Airlink CEO and MD Roger Foster, due to the popular demand, they would be increasing flights.

“As anticipated, the market has responded positively to Airlink’s offering on the routes, which are all about providing reliable, convenient and great value connectivity for travel between the two countries. In response to popular demand, we will be upping our frequencies on Johannesburg-Lilongwe-Johannesburg to four a week – with the introduction of Saturday flights from mid-December,” explained Foster as per travel news.

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The additional flight will take off on Saturdays to and from Johannesburg and Lilongwe starting 16 December 2023.

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As per the new schedule, flights on the Lilongwe and Blantyre routes will operate as follows:

  • Flight 4Z460 will depart Johannesburg at 11:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and now Saturdays arriving in Lilongwe at 13:20.  
  • The return flight, 4Z461, will depart Lilongwe at 14:10 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays as well, arriving in Johannesburg at 16:25. 
  • For the Blantyre route, flight 4Z450 departs Johannesburg at 11:00 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, arriving in Blantyre at 13:05. 
  • The return flight 4Z451 then departs Blantyre at 14:15 on the same days, arriving in Johannesburg at 16:35. 

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