SOUTH AFRICA’S AIR LINK RESUMES FLIGHTS TO BOTSWANA AS GOVERNMENT OPENS UP BORDERS FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
Written by admin on November 13, 2020
Following a decision by the government to allow flights to land in the main local airports, that is Sir Seretse Khama, Maun and Kasane International Airports, some airlines will start flying into the country from next week. South African based airline, Airlink, Chief Executive Officer, Rodger Foster told YaronaFM news that the company will reconnect Botswana and South Africa when it resumes scheduled passenger services between Johannesburg and Gaborone next week and to Kasane and Maun next month. This follows Botswana’s phased lifting of travel restrictions that curtailed travel while it worked to successfully contain the spread of the Coronavirus.The national airliner, Air Botswana resumed regional flights this week.
Air Botswana released a statement it will start with 4 flights a week to Johannesburg, adding that they will be adjusted as per demand. The communique said other regional destinations will be resumed gradually including, Cape Town, Harare, and Lusaka. The airline further said it is committed to recovering the airlines commercial viability and sustainability, despite current challenges including the impact of covid-19. News24