Published On: January 28th, 2021By Categories: Feature, New, News1.4 min read
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Lufthansa and SWISS are partnering with Airlink, to offer customers access to over 25
domestic destinations in South Africa, including Bloemfontein, George, Upington,
Skukuza, Nelspruit, Hoedspruit and Port Elizabeth – as well as over 20 regional
destinations in Southern Africa, such as Gaborone, Kasane, Vilanculos, Maun, Victoria
Falls, Maputo, Windhoek, Harare, Lusaka, Ndola, Bulawayo and many more.

The interline agreement which came into effect in January 2021, allows customers the
the convenience of purchasing a single ticket to or from a multitude of destinations in
Southern Africa, via Airlink’s gateways in Johannesburg and Cape Town, therefore
offering a truly seamless travel experience across both airlines.

“The Lufthansa Group is pleased to offer our customers even more travel options and
convenience through our partnership with Airlink. We value Airlink is an important
and reliable partner in the restart of our South African operations and look forward to
exploring further opportunities to widen the scope of our joint collaboration. This
partnership represents another milestone in further enhancing our network, and
expressing the Lufthansa Group’s commitment to South Africa,” says Dr. André Schulz,
General Manager Sales Southern and East Africa, Lufthansa Group.

Airlink CEO, Mr. Rodger Foster added: “We are proud and excited about our
commercial interline agreement with Lufthansa and SWISS. We have a deep respect
for these airlines, their values and global reach. We are confident that the partnership
will provide our respective customers with a wider choice of travel options through
the convenient interconnectivity of our respective flights at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo
International Airport and Cape Town International Airport.

The Lufthansa & SWISS agreement with Airlink applies to tickets sold through LH.com,
swiss.com and flyairlink.com – as well as through local travel agencies.