South African carrier Airlink is set to introduce a third daily flight between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) in Johannesburg and Mthatha Airport (UTT) in Mthatha on 05 September 2016. The airline will operate the additional flights from Monday to Friday; flights will depart Johannesburg at 12:00 and will arrive Mthatha at 13:15. Return flights will depart Mthatha at13:35 and will arrive in Johannesburg at 14:50. Afternoon flights have also been added on Saturdays and Sundays departing Johannesburg at 14:30 arriving at Mthatha at 15:45. The return flight will depart Mthatha at 16:30 arriving in Johannesburg at 17:45.