SA Airlink's licence valid
The Airlines Association of Southern Africa wants clarity on SA Airlink’s status amid concern it may be operating without a licence
A top regional airline association has written to Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi urging him to act on the state of uncertainty stunting the leadership as well as the status of SA Airlink's application for an amendment of its charter licence. Airline CEO Rodger Foster clarified on Monday that Airlink was operating with a valid scheduled air service licence. "Airlink has applied to the Air Services Licensing Council for an amendment of its charter licence, in order to offer and operate a particular type of of aircraft on an ad hoc basis," said Foster. The Airlines Association of Southern Africa represents at least 19 airlines in the Southern African region. Its CEO, Chris Zweigenthal, wrote to Maswanganyi alerting him to the fact that SA Airlink was "experiencing challenges due to lack of progress" in its emergency application lodged with the Domestic Air Services Licensing Council. "I respectfully request your urgent intervention in enabling the SA Airlink application to be dealt...