#AfriTravel: Airlink adds extra temporary flight to St Helena from Cape Town for next summer

St Helena is getting more connected for the summer months after Airlink announced it will be adding an extra mid-week flight during this season.

The extra flight will take place weekly on a Tuesday in addition to the current Saturday weekly flight from December 2019 to March 2020, and bookings are open for flight up until February.

SEE: 11 seats added to Airlink flight between Jozi and St Helena Island - here's why

The normal Saturday flight will continue to operate from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. The monthly flight to Ascension Island on the second weekend of each month will also continue as normal, with an additional Ascension Island flight in both December 2019 and January 2020.  

From 3 December 2019 to 11 February 2020 inclusive the midweek flight will operate from Cape Town International Airport. The midweek flight will then revert to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg with effect from 18 February 2020 through to 31 March 2020.

The airline also recently announced that it changed the flight's technical fuel-stop from Windhoek to Walvis Bay in Namibia, adding 11 more seats to the flight.

Tickets are available online via the Airlink website and through all IATA travel agents.

For those passengers resident on St Helena, ticket bookings can be made via Solomon & Company (St Helena) Plc’s Shipping & Travel Agency at the Malabar in Jamestown.

ALSO SEE: St Helena: The island that time forgot

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