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Airlink will soon reconnect Durban and Bloemfontein. Image: Dennis HKG / flickr

Airlink to connect Durban and Bloemfontein once more

Airlink recently announced that it would be reinstating services between Durban and Bloemfontein this February. Here’s more details…

Airlink flights

Airlink will soon reconnect Durban and Bloemfontein. Image: Dennis HKG / flickr

The city of roses and the city of Durban will soon have a new connection in the form of flight services from Airlink.

According to Travel News, the reinstated service is part of the airline’s strategy to expand its network of flights from Durban as a third hub, with Bloemfontein joining Johannesburg, Gqeberha, Mbombela, and Harare as directly-served destinations. 

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“Airlink’s direct service between the two cities is in response to increased calls for convenient and efficient connections that boost productivity for travellers on the route, especially from the business and legal sectors. This latest expansion of our comprehensive route network will promote economic activity between the two metropoles and their market catchment areas,” Airlink CEO and MD, Rodger Foster said as per Travel News.  

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When do services begin?

The direct flights on the resumed route will begin on 26 February, with morning flights operating Monday to Friday and late afternoon flights taking off every day except Saturdays. Bookings have already opened.

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Flight schedule:

  • Flight 4Z 531 will depart Durban at 07:00 and arrive in Bloemfontein at 08:00, every Monday to Friday.
  • Return flight 4Z 532 will then depart Bloemfontein at 08:30 and arrive in Durban at 09:35, Monday to Friday.
  • The extra flight on Sunday, flight 4Z 537 will depart Durban at 15:55 and arrive in Bloemfontein at 16:55.
  • The Sunday return flight, 4Z 538 will then depart Bloemfontein at 17:40 and arrive in Durban at 18:45.

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