Astral Aviation and Airlink Cargo South Africa have signed an interline agreement to boost connectivity in Africa.

The agreement took effect on 1 August, providing greater access to sub-Saharan Africa through the two airlines’ hubs in Johannesburg and Nairobi.

Airlink also gained more global links through its partnership with Astral via Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Astral has greater access to southern Africa through Airlink services from Johannesburg to locations in South Africa, Mozambique, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Lesotho, Madagascar and Namibia.