Freight News, Air

Interline deal extends Africa options

[ September 2, 2021   //   ]

Airlink Cargo South Africa and Kenya’s Astral Aviation have signed an interline agreement to connect their networks. through their hubs in Johannesburg and Nairobi. Airlink Cargo will include Dubai in its network  while Astral Aviation will have access to services operated by Airlink Cargo beyond Johannesburg including those in Mozambique, South Africa, Congo DRC, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Lesotho, Madagascar and Namibia. Earlier, Silk Way West Airlines signed an interline agreement with Astral Aviation to move shipments to its Dubai hub where it will hand over to its partner’s flight to Nairobi for connection to its network – and vice-versa. The agreement will allow Silk Way West Airlines to broaden its network in Africa, a continent where it currently has no scheduled services.