Formed in 1991. International, charter, passenger, jet airplane services.
11 Charlotte Street
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone (Republic of Sierra Leone) was established in 1961, it covers an area of 71,740 sq km, its population is 4.5 million, its capital city is Freetown, and its official language is English.
June 2002: 727-227 (21044) wet-leased to Freedom Airlines (FAU).
December 2004: (ICAO) Code: AFK - AFRIKA LINKS.
April 2005: Main Base: Freetown Lungi International airport.
Afrik Air Links (AFK) is a private airline operating charter flights in West Africa.
March 2006: The European Union (EU) banned 92 airlines, most of them based in Africa, from landing at European airports, declaring them unsafe by international standards.
The ban applies to cargo and passenger carriers from Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone, Swaziland and Liberia judged to have an "inadequate system for regulatory oversight" or insufficient safety standards. It will be enforced by all 25 (EU) nations, plus Norway and Switzerland.
The flight ban applies to Afrik Air Links (AFK).
The flight ban also applies to Ariana Afghan Airlines (AFG), North Korea's Air Koryo (KOY) and Thailand's Phuket Airlines. Two airlines each from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan were listed as well.
Lesser restrictions were placed on Air Bangladesh (BGD) and Buraq Air from Libya, which will be able to operate flights if they use certain planes that have met safety requirements, the European Commission (EC) said.