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Latest updates

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline : dates are searchable using ddmmyyyy

August 7, 2017 

Nelair Charters (1980*-1986*) was formed in Nelspruit and operated charters [added]

August 7, 2017 

Heliquip (1966* - 1968*) was a charter operator based at Rand Airport [added]

August 4, 2017 

Golden Wings Aviation is based out of Johannesburg & offers freight and passenger services with scheduled and non-scheduled operations [added]

Airline

1Time  updated

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2012
Comments : 1Time was formed in 2003 & started operations on 25Feb2004. Ceased operations & filed for liquidation on 02Nov2012
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : T6 : RNX

1Time Charters   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2012
Comments : 1time Charters was formed by 1Time for charter flights. Ceased when parent company filed for liquidation
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

A.V. Air (Anglo Vaal Air Services)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1946* - 1946
Comments : A.V. Air Anglo Vaal Air Services) became Africair in 1946
Genealogy : A.V. Air (Anglo Vaal Air Services) >Africair
Airline Code :  

AAC (African Air Carriers)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1983* - 1984
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

AAC (Avia Air Charter)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

ACE Express   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

ACORN Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990* - 1990*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aerial Stunts   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aero Air Charter   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 2001
Comments : Aero Air Charter had Eyethu Air Cargo merge in in 1999
Genealogy : Eyethu Air Cargo >>Aero Air Charter
Airline Code :  

Aero Klub du Katanga   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aeroflot Africa Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aerolift   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2009
Comments : Aerolift was launched in 2002 and shut down in 2009 following two fatal accidents that had occurred in the same year
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aerolift Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2010* - 2010*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aeronexus Corporate   

Status : Active

Dates :

2002* - date
Comments : Aeronexus Corporate was formed in 2002 by Sven Petersen and Gavin Harrison
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aeronova   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aerospace Express   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1996* - 2004*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Africa Cargo Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 2001
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Africa Charter Airlines (i)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 2000
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Africa Charter Airlines (ii)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2009* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Africa Skyways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Africa-Air Charter   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Africair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1946 - 1977
Comments : A.V. Air aka Anglo Vaal Air Services became Africair in 1946
Genealogy : A.V. Air (Anglo Vaal Air Services) >Africair
Airline Code :  

African Air Transport   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1936* - 1936*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

African Airlines Express   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2000
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

African Cargo Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 1999*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

African Flying Service   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

African International Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1985 - 2008
Comments : African International Airways ceased operations on 30Sep2008
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : AIN

African Star   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2000 - 2004*
Comments : African Star was formed in 1999 as a scheduled and charter, international and regional passenger and cargo services. Based in Johannesburg.
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : 4M : ASG

Africargo Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Comments : Africargo Airlines started charter operations as Transoceanic Airways
Genealogy : Transoceanic Airways >Africargo Airlines
Airline Code :  

Afro Cargo (Afro Air)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986* - 1987*
Comments : Afro Cargo was founded in 1986, based in Bophuthatswana. (Caravelle operator)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Air 2000   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2003* - 2003*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Air Cape   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991 - 1992
Comments :  
Genealogy : Safair Lines >Air Cape >>Safair
Airline Code :  

Air Cape (AirSea Airlines)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1962* - 1988
Comments : Air Cape was formed in 1962
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : KP : ---

Air Charter Services   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Air Flights   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1920s
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Air Freights & Transports   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Air Gulf   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2000)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Air Lowveld   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1971* - 1978
Comments : Air Lowveld was formed in 1971. Merged with Avna Airlines + Mafeking Aviation Services to form Magnum Airlines
Genealogy : Air Lowveld + Avna Airlines + Mafeking Aviation Services =>Magnum Airlines
Airline Code : LE : ---

Air Midlands   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Air Prospector   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Air South Africa   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Air Supply   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Air Trans Africa   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Airbus Helicopters Southern Africa   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy : Eurocopter Southern Africa >Airbus Helicopters
Airline Code :  

Aircraft Operating Company of Africa (AOC Surveys)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1949* - 1951*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aircraft Survey Company of Africa   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Airlink   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Comments : Airlink started operation on 10Jun1992 as Airlink Airlines
Genealogy : Airlink Airlines >Airlink
Airline Code : 4Z : LNK

Airlink Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992 - 1995*
Comments : Airlink Airlines started operation on 10Jun1992
Genealogy : Airlink Airlines >Airlink
Airline Code :  

AirQuarius Air Charter <-- : AQU>  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2001 - 2007
Comments : Charter operations from it's base in Lanseria
Genealogy : AirQuarius Aviation >AirQuarius Air Charter >Branson Air
Airline Code : -- : AQU

AirQuarius Aviation <-- : SSN>  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1999 - 2001
Comments :  
Genealogy : AirQuarius Aviation >AirQuarius Air Charter >Branson Air
Airline Code : -- : SSN

Airtime Airlines   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2009)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

AirWorld   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1985* - 2005
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : SPZ

Albatross Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Alliance   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Alpha Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1947* - 1947*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

AnCom Jet   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Anglo American Aviation  added

Status : Active

Dates :

1999* - date
Comments : Anglo American Aviation is an 'Active' business/private charter carrier out of Johannesburg Oliver Reginald Tambo International (JNB)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Anglo Vaal Air Transport   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Animal Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1985* - 1985*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Ariel Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Armi Global Business Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2011* - 2011*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Associated Motors   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

ATAIR Executive Jet Charters   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Atlantic Air  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1996* - 1996
Comments : Merger of Letaba Airways (formed in 1974) and Giyani Airways formed Phoenix Airways which was taken over by Cape Town based Atlantic Air which had cased to exist in 1996
Genealogy : Letaba Airways + Giyani Airways =>Phoenix Airways >>Atlantic Air
Airline Code :  

Avex Air Charter   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Avia Air Charter   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992* - 1995*
Comments : Avia Air Charter was a DC.3 operator based in Wonderboom
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Avia Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1996
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : GW : ---

Aviation Corporation of Africa   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aviation Hire and Traders   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(1959*)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Aviation Limited   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Avimi Air   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(1993*)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Avna (Aviation Natal)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1970* - 1975
Comments : AVNA (Aviation Natal) was fromed as Avna Airways. Avna Rennies Airlines was formed by the merger of AVNA, Oribi Air and Rennies Air
Genealogy : Avna Airways >Avna (Aviation Natal) + Rennies Air + Oribi Air =>Avna Rennies Airlines
Airline Code :  

Avna Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1976* - 1978
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy : Air Lowveld + Avna Airlines + Mafeking Aviation Services =>Magnum Airlines
Airline Code : WU : ---

Avna Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1968 - 1968*
Comments : AVNA (Aviation Natal) was fromed as Avna Airways. Avna Rennies Airlines was formed by the merger of AVNA, Oribi Air and Rennies Air
Genealogy : Avna Airways >Avna (Aviation Natal) + Rennies Air + Oribi Air =>Avna Rennies Airlines
Airline Code :  

Avna Rennies Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1975 - 1975*
Comments : AVNA (Aviation Natal) was fromed as Avna Airways. Avna Rennies Airlines was formed by the merger of AVNA, Oribi Air and Rennies Air
Genealogy : Avna Airways >Avna (Aviation Natal) + Rennies Air + Oribi Air =>Avna Rennies Airlines
Airline Code :  

Awesome Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2009* - 2009*
Comments : FlyAwesome is the name for the proposed merger of NAC Charter & Awesome Aviation
Genealogy : (NAC Charter + Awesome Aviation =>FlyAwesome)
Airline Code :  

Bass Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1995* - 1995*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Batair Cargo   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Bazaruto Air Charter  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1980s
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Bell Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1949* - 1949*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Bionic Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Bop Air (BopAir)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1979 - 1994
Comments : Sun Air was known as Mmabatho Air Service until 1979 and Bop Air until 1994. Ceased operations and into liquidation in 1999.
Genealogy : Mmabatho Air Service >Bop Air >Sun Air
Airline Code : BV : ---

Border Air  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1966* - 1967
Comments : [AIRLINK was formed by the amalgamation of various aviation companies, LINK AIRWAYS, BORDER AIR, LOWVELD AVIATION SERVICES, CITI AIR and MAGNUM AIRWAYS, under the name MIDLANDS AVIATION in 1967. It was renamed TO SA AIRLINK and remodelled in 1995 and the SA link was dropped in 2006]
Genealogy : Link Airways + Border Air + Lowveld Aviation Services + Citi Air + Magnum Airlines =>Midlands Aviation >SA Airlink >Airlink
Airline Code :  

Border Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : BZ : BDA

Branson Air  updated

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2012
Comments :  
Genealogy : AirQuarius Aviation >AirQuarius Air Charter >Branson Air
Airline Code : -- : AQU

Business Express   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Cape Aero Services   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2005
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Cape Atlantic Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995* - 1996
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : CAO

Capital Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Caprivi Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1978 - 1979*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Care Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992 - 1995
Comments : Care Airlines operated air ambulance services but eventually ceased operations & was acquired by Nationwide Airlines in 1995
Genealogy : Care Airlines >>Nationwide Airlines
Airline Code :  

Carpenter's Charter   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1995* - 2000*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

CemAir   

Status : Active

Dates :

2005 - date
Comments : CemAir grew from a partnership which began in 2002 with the acquisition of a Cessna Grand Caravan. The partnership developed further with the purchase of several piston powered aircrafts and following the procurement of the first of several Beech 1900's in early 2005, the operation was formalised as the company known as CemAir today. Acquired regional carrier FlyTwenty60 in Jan2013
Genealogy : FlyTwenty60 >>CemAir
Airline Code :  

Central Air Cargo   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2003* - 2003*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

CFA Air Charters   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2009* - 2009*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Charlan Air Charter  updated

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2006
Comments : Charlan Air Charter was founded in 1992 started operations in Mar2000 & ceased operations on 26May2006. Founded by Charmaine and Alan Rogers operating scheduled international and domestic services out of Lanseria Airport
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : S8 : CAH

Chartair   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1996* - 1998*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

CHC Air  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2008*
Comments : (operated mainly charter services within South Africa and to neighbouring states with two Convair 580s)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

CHC Helicopters (Africa)  added

Status : Active

Dates :

1999 - date
Comments : CHC Helicopters (Africa) is a passenger charter carrier based out of Cape Town D. F. Malan International (CPT). It was renamed from Court Helicopters
Genealogy : Court Air >>Norwegian Helikopter Service >>CHC Helicopters (Africa)
Airline Code :  

Cheiftain Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Ciskei International Airways  updated

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988* - 1989
Comments : Ciskei International Airways was founded in 1988 in Bisho, capital of Ciskei. Operations between Ciskei & Johannesburg were operated with a CV.990
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Citi Air  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1985 - 1967
Comments : Citi Air was renamed from Margate Air in Aug1985 [AIRLINK was formed by the amalgamation of various aviation companies, LINK AIRWAYS, BORDER AIR, LOWVELD AVIATION SERVICES, CITI AIR and MAGNUM AIRWAYS, under the name MIDLANDS AVIATION in 1967. It was renamed TO SA AIRLINK and remodelled in 1995 and the SA link was dropped in 2006]
Genealogy : Margate Air >Citi Air + Link Airways + Border Air + Lowveld Aviation Services + Magnum Airlines =>Midlands Aviation >SA Airlink >Airlink
Airline Code :  

Civair   

Status : Active

Dates :

1989^ - date
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : 2I : CIW

Civair Helicopters   

Status : Active

Dates :

1989^ - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Collondale Air Service   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Comair (Commercial Airways)  updated

Status : Active

Dates :

1967 - date
Comments : Comair was initially formed on the 17Dec1943 & started operations on 15Jun1946 as Commercial Air Services. Renamed to current name in 1967.Took over PHALABORWA AIR SERVICES in the 1970s. BA franchise from 1996
Genealogy : Commercial Air Services >Comair
Airline Code : MN : CAW

Comair Charters (Natal)  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1989* - 1993*
Comments : Services to game reserves from Johannesburg [FEDERAL AIR was formed as COMAIR CHARTERS (NATAL) in 1989, renamed to PELICAN AIR SERVICES before rebaranding to current name]
Genealogy : Comair Charters (Natal) >Pelican Air Services >Federal Air
Airline Code :  

Command Airways (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1977 - 1979
Comments : Command Airways was founded on 30Jun1977. Rebranded as Magnum Airlines Helicopters on 01Sep1979 & back to Command Airways again
Genealogy : Command Airways >Magnum Airlines Helicopters >Command Airways
Airline Code :  

Command Airways (ii)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1980* - 1981*
Comments : Command Airways was founded on 30Jun1977. Rebranded as Magnum Airlines Helicopters on 01Sep1979 & back to Command Airways again
Genealogy : Command Airways >Magnum Airlines Helicopters >Command Airways
Airline Code :  

Commercial Air Services  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1946 - 1967
Comments : [Comair was initially formed on the 17Dec1943 & started operations on 15Jun1946 as Commercial Air Services. Renamed to current name in 1967.Took over PHALABORWA AIR SERVICES in the 1970s. BA franchise from 1996]
Genealogy : Commercial Air Services >Comair
Airline Code :  

Commercial Link Trade*   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Compion Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Consolidated Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Corporate Flight Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2009* - 2009*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Court Helicopters   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1968* - 1996
Comments : Court Helicopters was formed in 1968
Genealogy : Court Air >>Norwegian Helikopter Service >>CHC Helicopters (Africa)
Airline Code :  

Debon-Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992* - 2002
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

DHL Aviation (SouthAfrica)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2004* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : DHV

Diamond Safari  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1986* - 1987*
Comments : Diamond Safari was formed in 1986 as a charter operator based in East London
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

DTL Air Charters   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Durban Flying Service   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

DV Air Freight Service   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(1997)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Eagle Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960s
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

East Coast Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1977* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

East Rand Taxi Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Eastern Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1997
Comments : Transkei Airways was formed in 1976. Renamed to Eastern Air in 1995
Genealogy : Transkei Airways >Eastern Air
Airline Code : KV : TAK

Eastern Free State Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Eastern Transair   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : Eastern Transair was Ermelo based
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Egoli Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2004 - date
Comments : Egoli Air was established in 1996 and started operations in Jun1996 as Million Air Aviation. Renamed to Million Air Charter, ceased operations & restarted under current name
Genealogy : Million Air Aviation >Million Air Charter >Egoli Air
Airline Code :  

ELB Flying Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1976^ - 1977*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Emric Air Services   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1969^ - 1979
Comments :  
Genealogy : Emric Air Services >>Magnum Airlines
Airline Code : MC : ---

Eurocopter Southern Africa   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1994^ - 2014
Comments :  
Genealogy : Eurocopter Southern Africa >Airbus Helicopters
Airline Code :  

Exclusive Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986* - 1994*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Execujet South Africa   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003* - 2004
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : EXD

Executive Aerospace   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1984 - 2008
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : EAS

Express Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994* - 1997
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Express Air Services   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 1999
Comments : Express Air Services was founded & started operations in 1993
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : FLN

Eyethu Air Cargo   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1997* - 1999
Comments : Aero Air Charter had Eyethu Air Cargo merge in in 1999
Genealogy : Eyethu Air Cargo >Aero Air Charter
Airline Code :  

Fair Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004^ - 2009*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Far North Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1984^ - 1985*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Federal Air  updated

Status : Active

Dates :

1993* - date
Comments : Services to game reserves from Johannesburg [FEDERAL AIR was formed as COMAIR CHARTERS (NATAL) in 1989, renamed to PELICAN AIR SERVICES before rebaranding to current name]
Genealogy : Comair Charters (Natal) >Pelican Air Services >Federal Air
Airline Code : -- : FDR

Flair Afrique   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2004
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

FliteStar   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1994
Comments : FliteStar ceased operations and was liquidated on 11Apr1994
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Fly Blue Crane   

Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Fly Go-Air  updated

Status : Restarting

Dates :

2012 - 2012
Comments : Fly Go-Air was originally established in 2010 & operations started on 10Dec2012. Ceased operations in Dec2012 but now intends to restart
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Fly Modern Ark  added

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Comments : Fly Modern Ark is at present, an aircraft leasing and sales of Boeing and Bombardier aircrafts but intends to move into scheduled passenger services. Based at Johannesburg Oliver Reginald Tambo International (JNB)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

FlyAwesome   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2016)
Comments : FlyAwesome is the name for the proposed merger of NAC Charter & Awesome Aviation
Genealogy : (NAC Charter + Awesome Aviation =>FlyAwesome)
Airline Code :  

Flyfofa Airways  added

Status : Active

Dates :

2017* - date
Comments : Flyfofa Airways is a charter carrier based out of Pretoria Wonderboom (PRY)
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

FlySafair   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Comments : FlySafair started operations on 16Oct2014
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : FA : SFR

FlyTwenty60   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2012* - 2013*
Comments : FlyTwenty60 provided flights between OR Tambo International airport and Lephalale. CemAir acquired regional carrier FlyTwenty60 in Jan2013
Genealogy : FlyTwenty60 >>CemAir
Airline Code :  

Forest Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1993^ - 1994*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Foster Webb Air Charter   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1982^ - 1983*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Freedom Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2005* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Fresh Air   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2000)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Gama Air*   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Gauteng Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1998
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : EGO

George Air  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1965* - 1966*
Comments : George Air was formed J E J Coetzer & Pat McClure receiveing a charter license in 1965
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Ghaap Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012* - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Giyani Airways  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1974* - 1994
Comments : Merger of Letaba Airways (formed in 1974) and Giyani Airways formed Phoenix Airways which was taken over by Cape Town based Atlantic Air which had cased to exist in 1996
Genealogy : Letaba Airways + Giyani Airways =>Phoenix Airways >>Atlantic Air
Airline Code :  

Glenair  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1980s
Comments : Glenair was a charter company based at Witbank
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Global Air Cargo   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2011)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Global Aviation Operations (Global Airways)   

Status : Active

Dates :

2001* - date
Comments : Global Aviation Operations (Global Airways) was formed in 2001
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : QB : GBB

Golden Wings Aviation  added

Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Comments : Golden Wings Aviation is based out of Johannesburg & offers freight and passenger services with scheduled and non-scheduled operations
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Grand Central Airways  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960s
Comments : Grand Central Airways was an on-demand charter carrier
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Griekwalug  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960s
Comments : Griekwalug was a charter operator based in Kimberley in the late 1960s
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Grinair   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1971* - 1976*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Guardian Air Freight   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 1996
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Haller Aviation   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1946* - 1947
Comments : Squadron Leader Philip "Smuggler" Smulian founded Southern Aviation at Port Elizabeth by amalgamating two rivals at the Bay - Sharwoods Flying Services & Haller Aviation
Genealogy : Haller Aviation + Sharwoods Flying Services =>Southern Aviation
Airline Code :  

Hawkair   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1960s
Comments : Hawkair was a charter operator that was taken over by Interstate Air Services (>Interair)
Genealogy : Hawkair >>Interstate Air Services >Interair
Airline Code :  

Heli Jet Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Heliquip  added

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1966* - 1968*
Comments : Heliquip was a charter operator based at Rand Airport
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Highveld Airways  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990s
Comments : Highveld Airways offerred on-demand charter services from Spring
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Hydro Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2003
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : HYC

Ibu Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 2001*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Impala Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1995
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : PH : IPL

Imperial Air Cargo   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Intensive Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993* - 2002
Comments : Intensive Air ceased operations on 08Apr2002.
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : IM : XRA

Inter Air Lines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1979* - 1994
Comments : Interair (Inter Air) was formed by Aeronautical Investments as Inter Air Lines at Lanseria in 1979
Genealogy : Inter Air Lines >Interair
Airline Code :  

Interair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1979 - 1994
Comments : Interair (Inter Air) was formed by Aeronautical Investments as Inter Air Lines at Lanseria in 1979
Genealogy : Inter Air Lines >Interair
Airline Code :  

Interair (Inter Air)   

Status : Active

Dates :

1994 - date
Comments : Interair (Inter Air) was formed by Aeronautical Investments as Inter Air Lines at Lanseria in 1979
Genealogy : Inter Air Lines >Interair
Airline Code : D6 : ILN

Interdoc Aerospace   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1999*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Interlink Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2010
Comments : Interlink Airlines commenced first ever passenger flights from Wonderboom Airport, Pretoria on 20Nov2009. First time the capital was connected to other centres in South Africa
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : ID : ITK

International Air  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960s
Comments : International Air was a lo-cost charter carrier operating between South Africa & London in the 1960s with a Bristol Britannia 313
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Interstate Air Services   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1963 - 1979
Comments : Interair was formed in 1963 by the merger of Vaal Air Service & MA Air as Interstate Air Services. Renamed in 1979
Genealogy : Vaal Air Service + MA Air =>Interstate Air Services >Interair
Airline Code :  

Island Express   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004 - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Karroo Flying Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Khuphuka Kings Airways   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Kiersley Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1950 - 1951
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Kindoc Airways (Kindoc Air)  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1971* - 1999*
Comments : Kindoc Air was owned by the Industrial Developement Council of South Africa
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

King Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960* - 2009*
Comments : King Air Services was founded in 1960
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

King Shaka Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

2011 - date
Comments : King Shaka Aviation is owned and operated by Vincent Christoforos and Russell Ashley-Cooper
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Klerksdorp Flying Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990s
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Klerskdorp Air Charters   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1980s
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Kulula.com   

Status : Active

Dates :

2001 - date
Comments : Kulula.com was formed in Jul2001 & its inaugural flight was on 01Aug2001
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : MN : CAW

Kuruman Air Services  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960s
Comments : Kuruman Air Services offered charter services
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Ladysmith Air Charters  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1960s
Comments : Tugela Air Services was formed as Ladysmith Air Charters
Genealogy : Ladysmith Air Charters >Tugela Air Services
Airline Code :  

LAMS (South Africa) ( London Aero and Motor Servis)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1940s
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Letaba Airways  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1974 - 1979*
Comments : Merger of Letaba Airways (formed in 1974) and Giyani Airways formed Phoenix Airways which was taken over by Cape Town based Atlantic Air which had cased to exist in 1996
Genealogy : Letaba Airways + Giyani Airways =>Phoenix Airways >>Atlantic Air
Airline Code : LK : ---

Letsatsi Air Cargo   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2007)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Link Airways (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1966* - 1967
Comments : Airlink was formed by the merger of Link Airways, Border Air, Lowveld Aviation Services, Citi Air & Magnum Airways, under the name Midlands Aviation in 1967. Renamed to SA Airlink & Airlink in 2006
Genealogy : Link Airways + Border Air + Lowveld Aviation Services + Citi Air + Magnum Airways =>Midlands Aviation >SA Airlink >Airlink
Airline Code :  

Link Airways (ii)  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991* - 1991
Comments : Ceased operating and it's operations taken over by Airlink Airline
Genealogy : Link Airways >>Airlink Airline
Airline Code :  

Lion Air Cargo South Africa   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2016)
Comments : Lion Air Cargo South Africa is a subsidiary of Lion Air Cargo, based at Schiphol Airport-Amsterdam
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Lionair   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1995
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Loex Air Cargo   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Lowveld Aviation Services   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1966* - 1967
Comments :  
Genealogy : Link Airways + Border Air + Lowveld Aviation Services + Citi Air + Magnum Airlines =>Midlands Aviation >SA Airlink >Airlink
Airline Code :  

Luft Afrique   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1997 - 2000
Comments : Luft Cargo was renamed from Luft Afrique which was formed as Valitrade
Genealogy : Valitrade >Luft Afrique >Luft Cargo
Airline Code : -- : LUT

Luft Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2002
Comments : Luft Cargo was renamed from Luft Afrique which was formed as Valitrade
Genealogy : Valitrade >Luft Afrique >Luft Cargo
Airline Code : -- : LUT

Luftmeister Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

MA Air   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

**** - 1963
Comments : Interair was formed in 1963 by the merger of Vaal Air Service & MA Air as Interstate Air Services. Renamed in 1979
Genealogy : Vaal Air Service + MA Air =>Interstate Air Services >Interair
Airline Code :  

Madiba Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Mafeking Aviation Services   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1976* - 1978
Comments :  
Genealogy : Air Lowveld + Avna Airlines + Mafeking Aviation Services =>Magnum Airlines
Airline Code :  

Magnum Airlines (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1966* - 1967
Comments :  
Genealogy : Link Airways + Border Air + Lowveld Aviation Services + Citi Air + Magnum Airlines =>Midlands Aviation >SA Airlink >Airlink
Airline Code :  

Magnum Airlines (ii)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1978 - 1988*
Comments :  
Genealogy : Air Lowveld + Avna Airlines + Mafeking Aviation Services =>Magnum Airlines
Airline Code : LE : ---

Magnum Airlines Helicopters   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1979 - 1980*
Comments : Command Airways was founded on 30Jun1977. Rebranded as Magnum Airlines Helicopters on 01Sep1979 & back to Command Airways again
Genealogy : Command Airways >Magnum Airlines Helicopters >Command Airways
Airline Code :  

Maiden Air (MaidenAir)   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2003)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Majuba Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2006* - 2012*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Malherbe and Kiesewetter   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Mallel Airline Services   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1995
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Mango   

Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Comments : Mango operated iys first service on 15Nov2006. Lo-cost operator of SAA offering scheduled domestic services
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : JE : MNO

Margate Air Services <OJ : --->  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1978* - 1985
Comments : Citi Air was renamed from Margate Air in Aug1985 [AIRLINK was formed by the amalgamation of various aviation companies, LINK AIRWAYS, BORDER AIR, LOWVELD AVIATION SERVICES, CITI AIR and MAGNUM AIRWAYS, under the name MIDLANDS AVIATION in 1967. It was renamed TO SA AIRLINK and remodelled in 1995 and the SA link was dropped in 2006]
Genealogy : Margate Air >Citi Air + Link Airways + Border Air + Lowveld Aviation Services + Magnum Airlines =>Midlands Aviation >SA Airlink >Airlink
Airline Code : OJ : ---

Martinair   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Matatiele Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960s
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

MCC Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2006* - 2008*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Merafe Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005* - 2006*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Mercury Aviation Services (Mercury Airlines)  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1946* - 1948
Comments : SKY TAXIS merged with MERCURY AVIATION SERVICES
Genealogy : Mercury Aviation Services >>Sky Taxis
Airline Code :  

Mercy Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

late 1940s
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Meridian   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 1995
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Metavia Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1985 - 2001*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : OW : MNK

Midlands Aviation (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1967* - 1995
Comments :  
Genealogy : Link Airways + Border Air + Lowveld Aviation Services + Citi Air + Magnum Airlines =>Midlands Aviation >SA Airlink >Airlink
Airline Code :  

Midlands Aviation (ii)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Midway Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Million Air Aviation (MillionAir Aviation)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1986 - 1994
Comments : Egoli Air was established in 1996 and started operations in Jun1996 as Million Air Aviation. Renamed to Million Air Charter, ceased operations & restarted under current name
Genealogy : Million Air Aviation >Million Air Charter >Egoli Air
Airline Code :  

Million Air Charter (MillionAir Charter)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1994 - 2004
Comments : Egoli Air was established in 1996 and started operations in Jun1996 as Million Air Aviation. Renamed to Million Air Charter, ceased operations & restarted under current name
Genealogy : Million Air Aviation >Million Air Charter >Egoli Air
Airline Code :  

Mistral Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Mmabatho Air Service   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1979* - 1979
Comments : Sun Air was known as Mmabatho Air Service until 1979 and Bop Air until 1994. Ceased operations and into liquidation in 1999.
Genealogy : Mmabatho Air Service >Bop Air >Sun Air
Airline Code :  

NAC (National Airways Corporation)  updated (x2)

Status : Active

Dates :

1963 - date
Comments : NAC (National Airways Corporation) was established in 1946 and started operations on 25May1946 as National Air Charters. Acquired WING AIRWAYS and combined with Namakwaland Lugdiens (Edms). United Air Services was renamed from Transvaal Air Charters& merged into NAC in 1962. NAC took over Pacair in 1970 (International and regional charter services out of Lanseria International)
Genealogy : National Air Charters >NAC (National Airways Corporation)
Airline Code : YJ : NTN

NAC Charter   

Status : Active

Dates :

1999 - date
Comments : FlyAwesome is the name for the proposed merger of NAC Charter & Awesome Aviation
Genealogy : Streamline Aviation + NAC (National Airways Corporation) =>>NAC Charter (NAC Charter + Awesome Aviation =>FlyAwesome)
Airline Code :  

Namakwaland Lugdiens (Edms)  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1961 - 1989*
Comments : Namakwaland Lugdiens (Edms) was formed in 1961 as a subsidiary company of Jowells Transport to provide a scheduled air service between Springbok and Cape Town and to provide a charter air service with Springbok as base. Services started in Jan1961. National Airlines merged into Namakwaland Lugdiens (Edms) in the late 1980s. (Namakwaland Ludgiens (Edms)began operating a twice-weekly service in 1961 between Capetown and Springbok in the Cape Province) [NAC (National Airways Corporation) was established in 1946 and started operations on 25May1946 as National Air Charters. Acquired WING AIRWAYS and combined with NAMAKWALAND LUGDIENS. United Air Services was renamed from Transvaal Air Charters& merged into NAC in 1962. NAC took over Pacair in 1970 (International and regional charter services out of Lanseria International)]
Genealogy : National Airlines >>Namakwaland Lugdiens (Edms) + Wings Airways >>>NAC (National Airways Corporation)
Airline Code : NJ : ---

Namaqualand Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

NATAL (National Airlines)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1946* - 1979*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : NF : ---

Natal Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1936* - 1937*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Natal Aviation Company   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1920 - 1924
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

National Air Cargo   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005* - 2008*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

National Air Charters  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1946 - 1963
Comments : [NAC (National Airways Corporation) was established in 1946 and started operations on 25May1946 as National Air Charters. Acquired WING AIRWAYS and combined with NAMAKWALAND LUGDIENS. United Air Services was renamed from Transvaal Air Charters& merged into NAC in 1962. NAC took over Pacair in 1970 (International and regional charter services out of Lanseria International)]
Genealogy : National Air Charters >NAC (National Airways Corporation)
Airline Code :  

National Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

Late 1980s
Comments : National Airlines merged into Namakwaland Lugdiens (Edms) in the late 1980s
Genealogy : National Airlines >>Namakwaland Lugdiens (Edms)
Airline Code :  

Nationwide Air Charter   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991 - 1995
Comments :  
Genealogy : >Nationwide Airlines
Airline Code :  

Nationwide Airlines (i)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1995 - 1997
Comments :  
Genealogy : >Nationwide Airlines
Airline Code :  

Nationwide Airlines (ii)  updated

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2008
Comments : NATIONWIDE AIR was formed as SABENA NATIONWIDE AIR. General charter work and scheduled domestic services around South Africa. International services commenced in 2003. Nationwide Airlines ceased operations on 29Apr2008
Genealogy : Sabena Nationwide Air >Nationwide Airlines
Airline Code : CE : NTW

Naturelink Charter  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1997 - 2011
Comments : International and domestic charter services. Naturelink Aviation, also known as Naturelink Charter, offered corporate and private charter flights. Based at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria. Naturelink Aviation was founded in 1997. Merged into NAC in 1997 [NAC (National Airways Corporation) was established in 1946 and started operations on 25May1946 as National Air Charters. Acquired WING AIRWAYS and combined with NAMAKWALAND LUGDIENS. United Air Services was renamed from Transvaal Air Charters& merged into NAC in 1962. NAC took over Pacair in 1970 (International and regional charter services out of Lanseria International)]
Genealogy : Naturelink Charter >>NAC (National Airways Corporation)
Airline Code : -- : NRK

Nelair Charters  added

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1980* - 1986*
Comments : Nelair Charters was formed in Nelspruit and operated charters
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Nelair Charters & Travel   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2009*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

NN Charters   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1981 - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Noord Weste Lugdiens   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1963 - 1965
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Nord-Sud Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1996*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Nordwes Lugdiens   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1979 - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Norse Air Charter   

Status : Active

Dates :

1992 - date
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : NRX

North Atlantic Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 1999
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : NAA

Northern Cape Flying Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Northern Free State Air Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

O.F.S. Air Services  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1960s
Comments : O.F.S. Air Services operated charters from their base in Blomfontein. It was sold to National Airways in 1963
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

On Safari Airlines   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2000)
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Oribi Air   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1975* - 1975
Comments : AVNA (Aviation Natal) was fromed as Avna Airways. Avna Rennies Airlines was formed by the merger of AVNA, Oribi Air and Rennies Air
Genealogy : Avna Airways >Avna (Aviation Natal) + Rennies Air + Oribi Air =>Avna Rennies Airlines
Airline Code :  

Oriole Express   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1980* - 1996*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Orsmond Aviation (Ormsmond Aviation)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 2005*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Owenair  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1946* - 1965*
Comments : Owenair was founded in Cape Town just after WWII
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : OW : ---

P J Aero Services   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005* - 2005*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Pacair  updated

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1968* - 1970
Comments : Pacair flew third-level Cessna services four times a week from Pietermaritzburg to Johannesburg. Taken over in 1970 by National
Genealogy : Pacair >>National
Airline Code :  

Pan African Air Charter   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1946 - 1953
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Pannar   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Parry Leon and Hayhoe   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Pat's Flying Service   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Pegase Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2008* - 2011*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Pelican Air Services  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2004* - 2009*
Comments : Services to game reserves from Johannesburg [FEDERAL AIR was formed as COMAIR CHARTERS (NATAL) in 1989, renamed to PELICAN AIR SERVICES before rebaranding to current name]
Genealogy : Comair Charters (Natal) >Pelican Air Services >Federal Air
Airline Code : 7V : PDF

Pesloed Flights   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Petersburg Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997 - 1997
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Phakalane Airways   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Comments : Phakalane Airways began operations on 23Jan2014
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Phalaborwa Air Services  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

Early 1970s
Comments : [Comair was initially formed on the 17Dec1943 & started operations on 15Jun1946 as Commercial Air Services. Renamed to current name in 1967.Took over PHALABORWA AIR SERVICES in the 1970s. BA franchise from 1996]
Genealogy : Phalaborwa Air Services >>Comair
Airline Code :  

Phoebus Apollo Aviation   

Status : Active

Dates :

2002* - date
Comments : No further information at this time
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : PE : PHB

Phoenix Airways  updated

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1995 - 1995*
Comments : Merger of Letaba Airways (formed in 1974) and Giyani Airways formed Phoenix Airways which was taken over by Cape Town based Atlantic Air which had cased to exist in 1996
Genealogy : Letaba Airways + Giyani Airways =>Phoenix Airways >>Atlantic Air
Airline Code :  

Planes R'Us   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2001
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Pretoria Air Charter   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments : Tropair was formerly known as Pretoria Air Charter
Genealogy : Pretoria Air Charter >Tropair
Airline Code :  

Pretoria Air Services   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 2000
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Pretoria Flight Services   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Professional Aviation Charter (Services)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003* - 2004*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Progress Air Charter   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2003* - 2009*
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Protea Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1959* - 1977*
Comments : Protea Airways was formed in 1959
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Qwila Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2009
Comments : Qwila Air was formed in 2002 as a Lanseria based Beech 1900 operator
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Ranch Aero   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Rapid Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Redair   

Status : Not started

Dates :

(2008)
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Regional Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Rennies Air (Rennies Express Air Service)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1975* - 1975
Comments : AVNA (Aviation Natal) was fromed as Avna Airways. Avna Rennies Airlines was formed by the merger of AVNA, Oribi Air and Rennies Air
Genealogy : Avna Airways >Avna (Aviation Natal) + Rennies Air + Oribi Air =>Avna Rennies Airlines
Airline Code :  

Rodair   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Romoco Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994* - 1997
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Rondalia   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Rossair Executive Air Charter (City Hopper)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1956* - 2006*
Comments : Rossair Executive Air Charter was formed in 1956 offering international passenger and cargo services out of Lanseria Airport
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : RSS

Ross-Thompson Aircraft Company   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Comments :  
Genealogy :  
Airline Code :  

Rovos Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

2002* - date
Comments : Rovos Air was established in 2002 by Rohan Vos the owner of Rovos Rail, the operators of the prestigious Pride of Africa
Genealogy :  
Airline Code : -- : VOS

Ryan Blake Air   

Status : Unsure

Dates :