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This page provides links to all currently operating international, regional, domestic, passenger and cargo airlines registered in South Africa .Click on Airline Name for contact, fleet, route and accident data.


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Airlines in South Africa
Airline Main Base
IATA code
ICAO code
IATA Prefix
Start of ops.
Africa Charter Airline Johannesburg (JNB)
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FSK
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1997
Avex Air Transport Lanseria (HLA)
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AVE
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2012
Bid Air Cargo Johannesburg (JNB)
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-
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2014
CemAir Johannesburg (JNB)
5Z
KEM
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2005
Comair / Kulula Johannesburg (JNB)
MN
CAW
161
1946
DHL Aviation South Africa Lanseria (HLA)
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DHV
1997
Federal Air Durban (VIR)
7V
FDR
1989
Inter Air Airlines Johannesburg (JNB)
D6
ILN
625
1993
Mango Johannesburg (JNB)
JE
MNO
2006
SA Express Johannesburg (JNB)
XZ
EXY
1994
Safair Johannesburg (JNB)
FA
SFR
640
1970
Skywise Airlines Johannesburg (JNB)
S8
SWZ
2015
Solenta Aviation  
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2002
South African Airlink Johannesburg (JNB)
SA
LNK
749
1998
South African Airways - SAA Johannesburg (JNB)
SA
SAA
1934
Spectrem Air  
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CDS
2003
Star Air Cargo  
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BRH
2003
Stars Away Aviation  
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STX
2005

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Airline hull loss accidents in South Africa
Date
Airline Aircraft type Reg. Location Fatal
Cat.
07-Dec-15 Dixco Transport Eclipse 500 ZS-DKS near Swellendam, ... 1 crashed
26-Oct-15 British Airways, opb Comair Boeing 737-4L7 ZS-OAA Johannesburg... 0 crashed
22-Dec-13 British Airways Boeing 747-436 G-BNLL Johannesburg... 0 crashed
13-Jun-10 West Cape Ferries Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II ZS-ZOC Lanseria Air... 0 crashed
07-Dec-09 SA Airlink Embraer EMB-135LR (ERJ-135LR) ZS-SJW George Airpo... 0 crashed
24-Sep-09 SA Airlink BAe 4121 Jetstream 41 ZS-NRM near Durban Inter... 1 crashed
07-Nov-07 Nationwide Airlines Boeing 737-230 ZS-OEZ Cape Town In... 0 crashed
10-Sep-04 Ryan Blake Air Charter Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III ZS-OLS George Airpo... 0 crashed
01-Jun-02 Airquarius BAe-748 ZS-OJU near George 3 crashed
16-Apr-02 Airquarius BAe-748 ZS-OLE Sun City-Pil... 0 crashed
12-Feb-02 J & D Aviation CC Hawker Siddeley HS-125-400B ZS-JBA Lanseria Air... 0 crashed
03-Nov-01 GJ Air Cessna F406 Caravan II ZS-OIG near Johannesburg... 3 crashed
22-Apr-99 Million Air Charter, op.for Zimbabwe Express Airlines Boeing 727-23 ZS-IJE Johannesburg 0 crashed
24-Aug-98 Airworld, op.for Speed Service Couriers AMI DC-3-65TP ZS-NKK Pretoria-Won... 1 crashed
07-May-98 Southern Gateway Antonov 32B 3D-DRV near Vaalwater 0 crashed
17-Dec-97 Ramaer Cargo Ilyushin 18V RA-75554 Johannesburg... 0 crashed
10-May-97 South African Police Beech 200C Super King Air ZS-LNV Steynsburg 0 crashed
02-Aug-95 Aero Air Antonov 2R RA-05708 Johannesburg... 3 crashed
18-Nov-88 Magnum Airlines Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II ZS-LKG near Johannesburg 0 crashed
16-May-88 Avex Dornier Do 28D-1 Skyservant ZS-PRW Mossel Bay   crashed
12-Apr-88 United Air Douglas DC-3C ZS-UAS near Hennenman 24 crashed
01-Mar-88 Bop Air, op.for Comair Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante ZS-LGP Germiston, c... 17 destroyed
13-Apr-87 Barlow Rand Ltd. Beech 200 Super King Air ZS-KMT near Johannesburg... 3 crashed
19-Oct-86 Mozambique Government Tupolev 134A-3 C9-CAA near Komatipoort 34 crashed
02-Oct-86 Rembrandt Tobacco Dassault Falcon 10 3D-ART Magoebaskloof 4 crashed
12-Oct-82 Comair Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ZS-EJK near Graskop 0 crashed
14-Apr-82 Magnum Airlines Swearingen SA226-TC Metro II ZS-KYA   0 crashed
13-Nov-81 Gates Learjet Learjet 55 N57TA Waterkloof 2 crashed
08-Oct-77 Southern Aviation BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2 ZS-JYF Lanseria Air... 0 crashed
24-Aug-74 Emric Air BN-2A-3 Islander ZS-IZZ Richards Bay 0 crashed
28-Dec-73 Executive Funds Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144) ZS-DAK near Durban-Louis... 1 crashed
22-Sep-72 United Air Volpar Turboliner II ZS-PRA near Johannesburg... 3 crashed
06-Oct-70 National Airways Douglas C-47B (DC-3) ZS-DKR near Germiston 3 crashed
13-Mar-67 South African Airways Vickers 818 Viscount ZS-CVA near Kayser's Beach 25 crashed
06-Mar-62 South African Airways Douglas C-47B (DC-3) ZS-DJC near Seymour 2 crashed
01-Feb-59 Commercial Air Services Lockheed 18 Lodestar ZS-ASV near Ifafa, KwaZu... 0 crashed
20-Oct-57 Vickers-Armstrongs Vickers 806 Viscount G-AOYF Johannesburg... 0 crashed
15-Sep-52 South African Airways Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ZS-AVI Carolina Air... 0 crashed
15-Oct-51 South African Airways Douglas C-47A (DC-3) ZS-AVJ Mount Ingeli 17 crashed
15-May-48 Mercury Aviation Douglas C-49K (DC-3) ZS-BWY near Vrede 13 crashed
05-Jan-48 South African Airways Lockheed 18 Lodestar ZS-ASW Johannesburg... 0 crashed
01-Dec-42 BOAC Short S.23 Empire Flying Boat Mk I G-AETX Durban   destroyed
26-Apr-41 South African Airways Lockheed 18 Lodestar ZS-ATH Cape Town-Wi...   crashed
28-Mar-41 South African Airways Lockheed 18 Lodestar ZS-AST Elands Bay, ... 10 crashed
16-Jun-37 South African Airways Junkers Ju-52/3msai ZS-AKY Johannesburg... 1 crashed
23-Feb-20 Handley Page Transport Handley Page O/7 G-EANV Acadia Sidin... 0 crashed

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