South African airline Airlink announced the introduction of new services on the routes from Johannesburg to Bloemfontein, Kimberley and Richards Bay effective 18th November 2013. According to Airlink, the new routes are in response to demand and will be operated at times suitable to satisfy the requirements of same-day returning travellers in both directions.
Airlink is the largest independent regional airline in southern Africa. The airline services more than 30 destinations in Southern Africa, utilising a fleet of Jetstream 41 aircraft, ERJ 135 jet aircraft and BAe RJ85 aircraft. Airlink has code-sharing and schedule co-ordination agreements with South African Airways and SA Express.