Monday, July 15, 2024

SA Airlink to fly Johannesburg- Maun route

In interesting news for the aviation industry in Botswana, South African Airways will, from 15 of June, open a new route between Maun and which will allow travelers on SAA morning flight from New York to Johannesburg to make day connection to Maun with early afternoon arrival in Maun.

Todd Neuman, the Executive Vice President of North America for South African Airways, said that the route will be operated by SAA with its regional partner, SA Airlink, with a 37 seat embraer ERJ 137 regional jet.

Neuman said that this exciting development shows that “SAA is committed to offering most extensive route network to Africa’s best leisure and business destinations and that the Maun route serves as key addition to that strategy being the best airport from which to access the beauty of the Okavango Delta.”

He added that SAA new service to Maun ”will open up a new and convenient way to access Botswana’s most popular safari destination through their service with their partners at Airlink”.
The morning non-stop service flight from New York to Johannesburg will provide travelers with fastest way to arrive in Maun so travelers may spend more time exploring some of the best game viewing in Africa.

Last week, the Botswana Civil Aviation Authority Public Relations Officer, Chris Nkwe, said that the opening of more routes into the country shows the growth of the aviation industry, adding that they are determined to make sure that all those visiting the country receive the best possible services whilst at the country’s airports.

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