Airlink, also known as SA Airlink, is a private airline operating out of South Africa and headquartered in Johannesburg. The airline's main operating hub is Africa’s busiest airport, O. R. Tambo International Airport just outside of Johannesburg. Airlink flies to over 30 destinations both domestically and within Africa and is an affiliate airline of Star Alliance. The airline is also a part of a close partnership with South African Airways and South African Express and has a fleet of over 40 aircraft.

*This information is correct as of February 2017

Why Fly with Airlink

How to Check in

Passengers on board Airlink flights are able to check-in in a number of different ways at your convenience. The online check-in tool is available from 24 hours up to 2 hours before international flights and 90 minutes before domestic flights. Alternatively, do things the old fashioned way by checking in at an Airlink check-in counter at the airport.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

All passengers on Airlink flights are able to bring checked baggage free of charge, although how much you are allowed will depend on your cabin class. Those flying in Economy can bring up to 20kg, while Business travelers are allowed up to 30kg. As well as checked baggage, each passenger is allowed to bring one item of hand baggage weighing no more than 8kg or bigger than 56cm x 34cm x 23cm, although those in Business Class can bring two items. Any baggage that exceeds your allowance will incur additional fees, and no single item can weigh more than 32kg in order to comply with international regulations.


Airlink flights offer a standard Economy Class for passengers looking for the best price in addition to a premium Business Class for those who like to fly in style. Currently only flights on board Avro RJ85 aircraft offer Business seating, with all other aircraft consisting only of Economy Class seating.

Booking Fees

Passengers booking tickets with Airlink will not be subject to any hidden charges or fees.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.