Airlink will launch flights between Cape Town and Maun, Botswana, from March 11, 2016. Flights will initially take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, departing from Cape Town at 10h35 and arriving in Maun at 13h05. The return flights will depart from Maun at 13h35 and arrive in Cape Town at 16h10.

The airline currently operates the following routes: Johannesburg-Maun; Johannesburg-Kasane; Livingstone-Nelspruit; Nelspruit -Cape Town and Skukuza-Cape Town.

Airlink’s ‘lodge link’ flights allow travellers to connect directly to bush lodges in the Sabi Sand through Skukuza Airport. The airline also connects travellers to Mozambique with its Nelspruit-Vilanculos route. “Airlink believes that the opening up of the Cape Town-Maun route is yet another step in providing a globally competitive leisure travel option with unparalleled ease of access and seamless integration with Airlink’s network of flights, its franchise partner, SAA, and the global Star Alliance network of carriers,” the airline declared in a statement.