NewsAviation

Airlink names AirlinePros International as GSA in India to secure optimum market share

 Airlink, the privately owned South African regional airline based in Johannesburg, has named AirlinePros International as its General Sales Agent for India with immediate effect. 

Airlink is a member of IATA and is IOSA accredited. It has more than 50 commercial jetliners operating throughout Southern Africa. In 2019 pre-COVID the airline carried 2 million customers on more than 63 000 flights on 55 routes to 39 destinations in 9 African countries and St Helena Island. 

Airlink
Airlink

Airlink operates the widest network in Southern Africa to countries such as South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Madagascar, Lesotho, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, and Eswatini (Swaziland), as well as to the remote island of St. Helena. Airlink operates independently under its own unique 4Z flight code.

Throughout 2020 Airlink has been busy activating new interline relationships and partners including British Airways, Air France, Emirates, and Qatar which will offer strong opportunities for connecting traffic from India.

Marc Cavaliere, President, AirlinePros International
Marc Cavaliere, President, AirlinePros International

 Marc Cavaliere, President, AirlinePros International commented “Having worked with Airlink in The Americas for some time we are excited to add to our global portfolio and our market-based sales & customer service teams are standing by to assist trade partners. The Airlink network is well placed for passengers craving unique travel experience along with corporate travellers looking for seeking convenient, frequent connectivity across the continent.” 

Ramesh Marwah, Regional Managing Partner India AirlinePros International
Ramesh Marwah, Regional Managing Partner India AirlinePros International

Ramesh Marwah, Regional Managing Partner India, AirlinePros International added, “India enjoys close strategic, cultural & economic ties with South Africa and neighbouring countries in Southern Africa which will be connected well to India by Airlink in cooperation with its Interline Partners. We are confident to receive necessary support of our trade partners in India to assist Airlink in not only establishing a base in India but securing an optimum market share of travel triggered by growing trade, anticipated surge in tourism, and movement of a large number of Indian origin people residing in South Africa and other nations in Southern Africa.”

Read More: News

Related posts

25 on 25! A celebratory extravaganza with WelcomHeritage

Completing a successful 25 years of showcasing India’s cultural and environmental heritage on 25th August this year, WelcomHeritage has extended unbeatable offers between 21…

Singapore Tourism Board organises travel trade roadshows in 5 cities as outreach

Singapore Tourism Board organises travel trade roadshows in 5 cities as part of “Deepening Connections, Achieving Together!” trade outreach. As international tourism…

German National Tourist Office sees a rise of 214% in Indian tourist arrivals

German National Tourist Office, India has observed a y-o-y increase of 214% in its business

Radisson Hotel Group expands footprint in South Asia with Radisson Biratnagar Nepal

Rendering of Radisson Biratnagar

ITC Hotels announce launch of luxury ITC Narmada in Ahmedabad-12th hotel in Gujarat

ITC Hotels announced the inauguration of its premium luxury hotel – the ITC Narmada

LOT Polish Airlines will move to the new futuristic Terminal 1 at New York’s JFK airport

LOT Polish Airlines will move to the new Terminal 1 at New York’s JFK Airport

Sterling Holiday Resorts records a profitable first quarter with PBT of Rs 28 Cr

Sterling Holiday Resorts records a PBT of Rs 28 Cr in Q1

Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) with popular Kenny Loh to preserve Peranakan Heritage

Malaysia Aviation Group partners with Kenny Loh Couture to preserve Peranakan Heritage

Israel a treasure trove for foreign Film and TV productions filming - allocates NIS 45m

Israel announced its entry into the field of international film and television productions.

IHCL announces opening of 4th Ginger hotel in Mumbai with new Ginger Goregaon

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company announced the opening of Ginger Goregaon in Mumbai. With this, the Ginger brand strengthens its presence in the financial capital…