As of October, SA Airlink (‘Airlink’) will be running a scheduled and regular service between South Africa and St Helena. The flights will traveL from Johannesburg through Windhoek to St. Helena.
Airlink CEO, Rodger Foster says the Windhoek route will allow for crew to inspect the aircraft and refuel.
On both legs of the journey there will be an opportunity for a connection at Windhoek to a connecting flight to and from Cape Town; this gives flexibility to passengers to go to either destination.— Rodger Foster, CEO, Airlink
Johannesburg is a very important collection point. Its an important hub and provides interlined activity for flights coming across all over the world.— Rodger Foster, CEO, Airlink
The flights will approximately be six hours from Johannesburg to St. Helena with a 30 minute stop at Windhoek.
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