News Listings for Airlink - SA Airlink

  • Jet deals - 30 July

    News | 30 Jul 2012 10:00 | Olivier Bonnassies

    AJ Walter acquires 737-600s for part out AJ Walter Aviation recently completed the part-out of two Boeing 737-600 aircraft purchased from Austrian...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Jet-deals-30-July-374832/
  • Jet deals - 14 May

    News | 14 May 2012 09:00 | Olivier Bonnassies

    SAAM places A320/737-800s Sumisho Aircraft Asset Management (SAAM) has leased an Airbus A320 to Turkish carrier Atlasjet for approximately three years....http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Jet-deals-14-May-371821/
  • SA Airlink to serve new Kruger airport from Cape Town

    News | 24 Dec 2002 12:07 | Graham Dunn

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>South African Airlink (SA Airlink) is to begin a service from Cape Town to the new airport for Mpumalanga and Kruger National Park in January.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The carrier, which provides feeder traffic for South African Airways (SAA), will deploy an Embraer ERJ-135 regional jet on the new daily flight. The service will begin on 20 January.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>That same day another SAA partner, South African Express, will take sole responsibility for flights from Johannesburg to Kruger-Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) – the services are currently shared between the two feeder carriers.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>KMIA opened in Octohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SA-Airlink-to-serve-new-Kruger-airport-from-Cape-Town-263273/
  • SAA rules out Airlink buy, but SA Express still on

    News | 16 May 2002 11:43 | Graham Dunn

    <body lang=EN-GB link=blue vlink=purple style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>South African Airways (SAA) is still in the running to acquire regional partner South African Express (SA Express) from its own parent company Transnet, despite shelving plans to merge its two feeder partners</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The carrier has been evaluating buying both SA Express and its other feeder carrier, South African Airlink (SA Airlink). The two feeder carriers have been operating in a tri-partite partnership under the SAA banner since 1997. Under the plans, revealed late last year, SAA was considering bringing the two carriers under its wing and merging their operations.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>However SAA has now ruled out such a merger. While an initial business casehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-rules-out-Airlink-buy-but-SA-Express-still-on-256857/
  • SA Airlink to take 40% of revamped Air Namibia

    News | 18 Mar 2002 17:28 | Graham Dunn

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Regional carrier South African Airlink (SA Airlink) is taking a 40% stake in Namibian national carrier Air Namibia in a move which will see the latter company relaunched at the start of July.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The initiative is part of a new ownership deal for the Windhoek-based carrier, under which the Namibian Government and current sole shareholder of the airline, will pay off Air Namibia’s debts of around 1.4 billion Namibian Dollars ($116 million).</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Air Namibia in its existing form will come to an end on 30 June and will subsequently be relaunched, under the same name, but with the Government stake stripped down to 25%. In addition to SA Airlink, other shareholders includehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SA-Airlink-to-take-40-of-revamped-Air-Namibia-257101/
  • SAA and domestic partners talk mergers

    News | 11 Dec 2001 11:20 | Graham Dunn

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>South African Airways (SAA) is holding exploratory talks with its two local regional partners over the consolidation of their services and the possible future merger of the two feeder airlines.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>South African Express Airways (SA Express) and South African Airlink (SA Airlink) have been participating in a tri-partite partnership under the SAA banner since 1997, through which the two Johannesburg-based regionals have carried out feeder services for SAA. South African holding company Transnet owns both SAA and SA Express, while SAA itself owns a 10% stake in otherwise privately-owned SA Airlink.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The climate of consolidation across the industry and the post-11 Sephttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SAA-and-domestic-partners-talk-mergers-259876/