Airline suspends Pretoria-Cape Town services

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File: SA Airlink has been referred for prosecution on excessive pricing.

File: SA Airlink has been referred for prosecution on excessive pricing.

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File: SA Airlink has been referred for prosecution on excessive pricing.

File: SA Airlink has been referred for prosecution on excessive pricing.

JOHANNESBURG – Airline Airlink has suspended its services on the Pretoria-Cape Town route due to lack of profitability.

The company says the route has not generated any income over the past 3 years.

Flights will stop on the 8th of May.

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It says one of the contributing factors to the company’s losses is government’s expenditure cut-backs.

Since mid-August 2015 the route has provided Tshwane-based government officials and private sector businesses with its services.

But that has now stopped.