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Federal Air

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Federal Air Cessna CE208
Federal Air
Hangar 14
OR Tambo International Airport
Johannesburg 1622
SOUTH AFRICA

Tel.: +27 11 395 9000
Fax: +27 11 395 9010
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.fedair.com

Type: Scheduled, regional, domestic, pax
Owner: Solenta Aviation (50%); others (50%)
Base: Durban (VIR)
Hubs: Cape Town (CPT); Nelspruit (MQP)
Start of ops. 1989
Federal Air operates this equipment:
  • 2 x Cessna CE208
  • 2 x Beechcraft 1900D
  • 2 x Pilatus PC-12
  • 1 x Raytheon Beech King Air B200
Executives:
Chief Executive:
Finance Director:

ops Manager:
Troy Reiser
Jaco Van Zyl
Michael Oberholzer

Federal Air (incorporating Pelican Air Services) is an airline headquartered in Hangar 14 on the grounds of OR Tambo International Airport in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa, near Johannesburg. It operates air shuttle, scheduled and charter services throughout Africa for business and the tourist industry. Its main base is OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg, with hubs at, Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, Nelspruit and Vilanculos Airport.
The airline was originally known as Comair Charters (Natal) and became branded as Federal Air in 1993. Federal Air later purchased Pelican Air Services, expanding into the Scheduled services business, with a route between Johannesburg, Nelspruit and Vilanculos in Mozambique, home of the beautiful Bazaruto Archipeligos. Federal Air is the market leader in Southern Africa in Air shuttle services and operates daily flights to all the top game lodges and reserves in the region; Kruger National Park, Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, Timbavati Private Game Reserve, Madikwe Private Game Reserve and Phinda Private Game in South Africa; as well as Pamushana in Zimbabwe.

Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
ZS-EPZ
Mala Mala Airport (AAM)  South Africa
0
substantial