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Comair

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
MN
CAW
161
 

Comair Boeing 737-400
Comair
PO Box 7015
Bonaero Park
Gauteng 1622
SOUTH AFRICA

Tel.: +27 11 921 0111
Fax: +27 11 973 3913
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.comair.co.za

Type: Scheduled, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: Bidcorp Group (25.82%); British Airways (18%); Allan Gray (11.15%); Innercreek Investments (10.14%); Jetcreek Investments (5.7%); Oakbay Investments (4.66%); others (15.81%)
Subsidiaries: Imperial Air Cargo (30%); Kulula.com (90%)
Base: Johannesburg (JNB)
Hubs: Durban (DUR); Cape Town (CPT)
Start of ops. July 1946
Alliances: British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Iberia, KLM
Comair operates this equipment:
  • 5 x Boeing 737-300 (+2 parked)
  • 12 x Boeing 737-400
  • 12 x Boeing 737-800 (+4 planned)
  • (8) x Boeing 737 MAX 8 (planned)
Executives:
CEO:
Finance Director:
Head of Marketing:
Erik Venter
Yasas Sri-Chandana
Heidi Brauer

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Comair Kulula.com
MN
CAW
South Africa Johannesburg 2001-
16.1% sold to local Black investors (Thelo consortium owned by Ronnie Ntuli and Khutso Mampeule) in 7/06 (as required by SA's economic policies). Achieved 60th year of consecutive profits in 9/06. Thelo's 15.5% share resold in 5/15 while HNA Group acquired 6.2%.
Comair Commercial Airways
MN
CAW
South Africa Johannesburg 1967-2001
Became a British AW franchise carrier on 27/10/96. Created internal division Kulula.com to operate no-frills flights, effective 1/8/01.
Commercial Air Services   South Africa Johannesburg 1943-1967
Formed by J D Human, A C Joubert, J M S Martin, L Zimmerman. Became Cessna local distributor and started charter flights in 1946 with small equipment.

Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante
ZS-LGP
Germiston, c. 13 km SW of (JNB South Africa
17
w/o
Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
ZS-EJK
near Graskop South Africa
0
w/o