Airlink announced the re-introduction of air-services between Johannesburg and Nosy Be commencing Sunday 20 March 2016.
Flights will operate weekly with a single return flight on Sundays. Initially the service will be on one of Airlink’s fleet of 18 Embraer ERJ 135 regional jet aircraft, and as soon as demand justifies, one of Airlink’s fleet of 12 Avro RJ85 jets will be deployed to provide the service.
The flight will depart on Sundays at 09h30 from Johannesburg and arrive at Nosy Be at 14h00 (Malagasy time). The return flight will depart Nosy Be at 14h45 and arrive in Johannesburg at 18h45 SA Time. Due to the flight duration and prevailing headwinds the aircraft will perform an en-route technical fuel-stop in Vilanculos – Mozambique on route from Nosy Be to Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International airport to refuel.
Departure and arrival times at Johannesburg have been timed to connect with domestic, regional and international connecting flights.