Lufthansa, Swiss sign interline pact with Airlink to offer customers access to 25 destinations in Africa

AFRICA – Deutsche Lufthansa AG, commonly known as Lufthansa and Swiss Air Lines are partnering with Airlink, to offer customers access to over 25 domestic destinations in South Africa as well as over 20 regional destinations in Southern Africa.

“The Lufthansa Group is pleased to offer our customers even more travel options and convenience through our partnership with Airlink. We value Airlink as 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,” said André Schulz, general manager sales Southern and East Africa, Lufthansa Group.

“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”

Rodger Foster – CEO, Airlink

“This partnership represents another milestone in further enhancing our network, and expressing the Lufthansa Group’s commitment to South Africa,” he added.

The interline agreement which came into effect in January 2021, allows customers 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.

Airlink CEO 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.”

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