Air Zimbabwe

Image - Air Zimbabwe Located at Harare International Airport, Air Zimbabwe is the successor to Air Zimbabwe – Rhodesia which in turn was the successor to Air Rhodesia. Privatised in 1997 Air Zimbabwe is the country’s largest passenger carrier. It also carries cargo. The airline’s initial fleet of 4 Being 707s and 2 Viscounts at Independence was phased out in the 1980’s and replaced with 2 Boeing...

Air Tanzania

Image - Air Tanzania Mission Air Tanzania as the national flag carrier of Tanzania provides air transport services in the domestic and regional markets efficiently and profitably maximizing shareholder’s value while building skills of Tanzanian nationals and contributing to overall macro economic goals and growth of the national and regional economics. Vision A broad strategic vision of Air...

Precision Air

Image - Precision Air Precisionair is a private Tanzanian airline, which is a leader in providing scheduled, charter and scenic flight services out of its three centers of Arusha, Dar es Salaam and Bukoba. The company operates on the principle that quick, comfortable and reliable service is the best way to serve its customers. Through its customer-focused approach, many have become part of the...

South African Airways

Image 1 February 1934: the South African government takes over the assets and liabilities of Union Airways. The airline was named South African Airways and fell under the control of the South African Railways and Harbour administration. 1 November 1934: SAA introduces Junkers Ju 52/3m, the first multi-engined aircraft used on South African local services. The aircraft was configured...

South African Express

Image - South African Express South African Express is a domestic and regional, passenger and cargo carrier established on 24 April 1994. South African Express has since become one of the fastest growing regional airlines in Africa. As a regional airline with route networks covering major local and regional cities, South African Express plays a significant role in the country's hospitality, travel and...

Comair (British Airways South Africa)

Image - Comair (British Airways South Africa) Comair Limited is a leading South African aviation company that is listed on the Johannesburg Stock exchange (JSE:COM). Launched in 1946 Comair has made global aviation history by having posted 62 years of operating profit; an aviation record that is held by no other airline. JMS Martin, Leon Zimmerman and AC Joubert had laid down the foundations for a business that would...

Air Austral

Image - Air Austral 1975 : Birth of Reunion commercial aviation, Mr Gérard Ethève creates Réunion Air Service. 1977 : RAS inaugurates the first route between Reunion Island and Mayotte with a HS-748 equipped with 32 seats. 1986 : Reunion Air Service becomes air Reunion. Octobre 1990 : The airliner activity of Air Reunion is repurchased by SEMATRA with financials partners. The capital is...

Air Namibia (PTY) Ltd.

Image - Air Namibia (PTY) Ltd. Air Namibia (Pty) Limited - the national airline of Namibia has been flying passengers under its current and previous name "Namib Air" for over 50 years. In 1946, founding of Air Namibia, initially as South West Air Transport, then South West Airways. In 1966, "Namib Air" of Walvis Bay becomes a subsidiary of "Suidwes Lugdiens". In 1990, following Namibias Independence Namib...

LAM - Mozambique Airlines

Image - LAM - Mozambique Airlines LAM- Mozambique Airlines was founded in 1936 as DETA, a division of the Ports and Railways services. After Independence, by Decree 8/80 of 19th November 1980, DETA was changed to LAM- Mozambique Airlines. LAM’s main aim, as a public service, is to provide a service to Passengers, Freight and Mail, on Regional, National and International routes. LAM was transformed into a...

Air Mauritius

Image - Air Mauritius Air Mauritius was incorporated in June 1967 and it started its operations modestly with a Piper-Navajo. The destiny of Air Mauritius is forged in the ambition of the people of Mauritius who, since accession to independence, refused the perspective of isolation. The first flights to the Sister-island of La Reunion favoured the taking off of a regional identity. From there, with...

Kenya Airways

Image - Kenya Airways In 1977, Kenya Airways is established in February following the break up of the East African Community and subsequent disbanding of the jointly-owned East African Airways. In 1986, the Government makes the first move towards privatization by publishing the Sessional Paper No.1 of 1986 on 'Economic Management for Renewed Growth'. The document for the first time, spells out the...

Airkenya Express Limited Wilson Airport

Image - Airkenya Express Limited Wilson Airport At Airkenya, safety and security are of paramount importance. As one of Africa's leading aviation companies, Airkenya aspires to reach new heights of service delivery and oversees its diverse operations with an eagle eye. Their twin-engine aircrafts are thoroughly checked by highly trained engineers to ensure their passengers enjoy consistently smooth, safe flights. Their...

Gabon Airlines SA

Image - Gabon Airlines SA In July 2006, a new privately owned Gabonese airline, Gabon Airlines SA, is setted up. With a 5 billion CFA Francs capital, Gabon Airlines is positioning itself like a Pan African and International airline. His development strategy is focused around customer needs and satisfaction with 3 key targets : quality, price and professionalism. Its quality of service will be...

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian)

Image Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the flag carrier of Ethiopia. During the past sixty plus years, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in Africa for efficiency and operational success, turning profits for almost all the years of its existence. Operating at the forefront of technology, it has also become one of Ethiopia’s major industries and...

EGYPTAIR Airlines

Image - EGYPTAIR Airlines EGYPTAIR is one of the pioneer airlines in the world, established in May 1932 to become the seventh carrier in the world. During the Second World War, the Egyptian Government took over the airline and changed its name to Misr Airlines. In 1946, the name was changed again to MisrAir and 10 Beach crafts were purchased adding the American technology to the fleet. MisrAir bought...