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South Africa is the southernmost country in Africa, bordered on the north by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Swaziland; on the east and south by the Indian Ocean; and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. Lesotho forms an enclave in the north-eastern part of the country. Pretoria is the capital city.

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 PlannedInactiveActive
AirlineOperating DatesIATA : ICAOTreeStatusUpdate Reason

 1Time

2004 - 2012T6 : RNX Inactive 

 A.V. Air (Anglo Vaal Air Services)

1946* - 1946 >AfricairRenamed 

 AAC (African Air Carriers)

1983* - 1984  Inactive 

 AAC (Avia Air Charter)

**** - ****  Status? 

 ACE Express

**** - ****  Status? 

 ACORN Air

1990* - 1990*  Inactive 

 Aerial Stunts

**** - ****  Status? 

 Aero Air Charter

1995* - 2001  Inactive 

 Aero Klub du Katanga

**** - ****  Status? 

 Aeroflot Africa Airways

**** - ****  Status? 

 Aerolift

2002 - 2009  Inactive 

 Aerolift Airways

2010* - 2010*  Status? 

 Aeronexus Corporate

2002^ - date  Active 

 Aeronova

(****)  Unconfirmed 

 Aerospace Express

1996* - 2004*  Status? 

 Africa Cargo Air

1996* - 2001  Inactive 

 Africa Charter Airlines

1997* - 2000  Inactive 

 Africa Charter Airlines

2009* - date  Active 

 Africa Skyways

**** - ****  Status? 

 Africa-Air Charter

2010* - date  Active 

 Africair

1946 - 1977 AfricairInactive 

 African Air Transport

1936* - 1936*  Status? 

 African Airlines Express

1999 - 2000  Inactive 

 African Cargo Airlines

1997* - 1999*  Inactive 

 African Flying Service

**** - ****  Status? 

 African International Airways

1985 - 2008-- : AIN Inactive 

 African Star

2000 - 2004*4M : ASG Status? 

 Africargo Airlines

1998* - 1998* Africargo AirlinesStatus? 

 Afro Cargo (Afro Air)

1986^ - 1987*  Inactive 

 Air 2000

2003* - 2003*  Status? 

 Air Cape

1990s  Status? 

 Air Cape (AirSea Airlines)

1962^ - 1988KP : --->SafairRenamed 

 Air Charter Services

(****)  Unconfirmed 

 Air Flights

1920s  Status? 

 Air Freights & Transports

**** - ****  Status? 

 Air Gulf

(2000)  Began? 

 Air Lowveld

1971^ - 1978LE : --->Magnum AirlinesRenamed 

 Air Midlands

**** - ****  Status? 

 Air Prospector

**** - ****  Status? 

 Air South Africa

1998* - 1998*  Inactive 

 Air Supply

**** - ****  Status? 

 Air Trans Africa

**** - ****  Status? 

 Airbus Helicopters Southern Africa

2014 - date Airbus HelicoptersActive 

 Aircraft Operating Company of Africa (AOC Surveys)

1949* - 1951*  Status? 

 Aircraft Survey Company of Africa

**** - ****  Status? 

 Airlink

2006 - date4Z : LNKAirlinkActive 

 Airlink Airlines

1992 - 1995* Airlink AirlineStatus? 

 AirQuarius Air Charter

2001 - 2007-- : AQU>Branson AirRenamed 

 AirQuarius Aviation

1999 - 2001-- : SSN>Branson AirRenamed 

 Airtime Airlines

(2009)  Began? 

 AirWorld

1996* - 2005-- : SPZ Inactive 

 Albatross Aviation

**** - ****  Status? 

 Alliance

**** - ****  Status? 

 Alpha Airways

1947* - 1947*  Status? 

 AnCom Jet

**** - ****  Status? 

 Anglo Vaal Air Transport

1999* - 1999*  Inactive 

 Animal Air

1985* - 1985*  Status? 

 Ariel Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Armi Global Business Airways

2011* - 2011*  Status? 

 Associated Motors

**** - ****  Status? 

 ATAIR Executive Jet Charters

**** - ****  Status? 

 Atlantic Air

1996* - 1996 >Atlantic AirRenamed 

 Avex Air Charter

**** - ****  Status? 

 Avia Air Charter

1992* - 1995*  Status? 

 Avia Airlines

1995 - 1996GW : --- Inactive 

 Aviation Corporation of Africa

**** - ****  Status? 

 Aviation Hire and Traders

(****)  Unconfirmed 

 Aviation Limited

**** - ****  Status? 

 Avimi Air

(****)  Unconfirmed 

 Avna (Aviation Natal)

1970* - 1975 >Avna Rennies AirlinesRenamed 

 Avna Airlines

1976* - 1978WU : --->Magnum AirlinesRenamed 

 Avna Airways

1968 - 1968* >Avna Rennies AirlinesRenamed 

 Avna Rennies Airlines

1975 - 1975* Avna Rennies AirlinesStatus? 

 Awesome Aviation

2009* - 2009*  Status? 

 Bass Aviation

1995* - 1995*  Status? 

 Batair Cargo

2010* - date  Active 

 Bazaruto Air Charter

**** - ****  Status? 

 Bell Aviation

1949* - 1949*  Status? 

 Bionic Aviation

2007 - date  Active 

 Blu Crane Air (FlyBlue Crane)

2013 - date  Active 

 Bop Air (BopAir)

1979 - 1994BV : --->Sun AirRenamed 

 Border Air

1966* - 1967 >AirlinkRenamed 

 Border Airways

**** - ****BZ : BDA Status? 

 Branson Air

2007 - 2012-- : AQUBranson AirInactive 

 Business Express

**** - ****  Status? 

 Cape Aero Services

2005 - 2005  Inactive 

 Cape Atlantic Air

1995* - 1996-- : CAO Inactive 

 Capital Air

**** - ****  Status? 

 Caprivi Airways

1978 - 1979*  Status? 

 Care Airlines

1992* - 1995 >Nationwide AirlinesRenamed 

 Carpenter's Charter

1995* - 2000*  Status? 

 CemAir

2009* - date  Active 

 Central Air Cargo

2003* - 2003*  Status? 

 CFA Air Charters

2009* - 2009*  Status? 

 Charlan Air Charter

2000 - 2006S8 : CAH Inactive 

 Chartair

1996* - 1998*  Status? 

 CHC Air

2002* - 2008*  Status? 

 Cheiftain Airlines

**** - ****  Status? 

 Ciskei International Airways

1988* - 1989*  Inactive 

 Citi Air

1966* - 1967 >AirlinkRenamed 

 Civair

1989^ - date2I : CIW Active 

 Civair Helicopters

1989^ - date  Active 

 Collondale Air Service

**** - ****  Status? 

 Comair (Commercial Airways)

1967 - dateMN : CAWComairActive 

 Comair Charters (Natal)

2004* - 2004* >Federal AirRenamed 

 Command Airways

**** - ****  Status? 

 Commercial Air Services

1946^ - 1967 >ComairRenamed 

 Commercial Link Trade*

(****)  Unconfirmed 

 Compion Aviation

2002* - 2006*  Status? 

 Consolidated Airways

**** - ****  Status? 

 Corporate Flight Services

2009* - 2009*  Status? 

 Court Air

1993* - 2001*-- : CUT>CHC HelicopterRenamed 

 Court Helicopters

1968^ - 1996 CHC HelicopterRenamed 

 Debon-Air

1992* - 2002  Inactive 

 DHL Aviation (SouthAfrica)

2004* - date-- : DHV Active 

 Diamond Safari

1986^ - 1987*  Status? 

 Durban Flying Service

**** - ****  Status? 

 DV Air Freight Service

(1997)  Began? 

 Eagle Airways

1960s  Status? 

 East Coast Airways

1977* - 2006*  Status? 

 East Rand Taxi Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Eastern Air

1995 - 1997KV : TAKEastern AirInactive 

 Eastern Free State Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Eastern Transair

**** - ****  Status? 

 Egoli Air

2004 - date Egoli AirActive 

 ELB Flying Services

1976^ - 1977*  Status? 

 Emric Air Services

1969^ - 1979MC : --->Magnum AirlinesRenamed 

 Eurocopter Southern Africa

1994^ - 2014 >Airbus HelicoptersRenamed 

 Exclusive Air

1986* - 1994*  Inactive 

 Execujet South Africa

2003* - 2004-- : EXD Inactive 

 Executive Aerospace

1984 - 2008-- : EAS Inactive 

 Express Air Cargo

1994* - 1997  Inactive 

 Express Air Services

1997* - 1999-- : FLN Inactive 

 Eyethu Air Cargo

1997* - 1999  Status? 

 Fair Aviation

2004^ - 2009*  Status? 

 Far North Aviation

1984^ - 1985*  Status? 

 Federal Air

2009* - date-- : FDRFederal AirActive 

 Flair Afrique

2003 - 2004  Inactive 

 FliteStar

1991 - 1994  Inactive 

 Fly Go-Air

2012 - 2012  Inactive 

 FlySafair

2014 - dateFA : SFR Active 

 Forest Airlines

1993^ - 1994*  Status? 

 Foster Webb Air Charter

1982^ - 1983*  Status? 

 Freedom Air

2005* - date  Active 

 Fresh Air

(2000)  Began? 

 Gama Air*

1998* - 1998*  Status? 

 Gauteng Air Cargo

1996* - 1998-- : EGO Inactive 

 George Air

**** - ****  Status? 

 Ghaap Air

2012* - date  Active 

 Giyani Airways

1976* - 1979* >Atlantic AirRenamed 

 Glenair

**** - ****  Status? 

 Global Air Cargo

(2011)  Began? 

 Global Aviation Operations (Global Airways)

2001^ - dateQB : GBB Active 

 Grand Central Airways

**** - ****  Status? 

 Griekwalug

**** - ****  Status? 

 Grinair

1971* - 1976*  Status? 

 Guardian Air Freight

1996 - 1996  Inactive 

 Haller Aviation

1946* - 1947 >Southern AviationRenamed 

 Heli Jet Aviation

1998* - 1998*  Status? 

 Highveld Airways

**** - ****  Status? 

 Hydro Air Cargo

2000 - 2003-- : HYC Inactive 

 Ibu Air

1999* - 2001*  Status? 

 Impala Air Cargo

1992 - 1995PH : IPL Inactive 

 Imperial Air Cargo

2006 - date  Active 

 Intensive Air

1993* - 2002IM : XRA Inactive 

 Interair (Inter Air)

1994 - dateD6 : ILN Active 

 Interdoc Aerospace

1998* - 1999*  Status? 

 Interlink Airlines

1998 - 2010ID : ITK Inactive 

 International Air

**** - ****  Status? 

 Interstate Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Island Express

2004 - 2006*  Status? 

 Karroo Flying Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Khuphuka Kings Airways

2014 - date  Active 

 Kiersley Airways

1950 - 1951  Inactive 

 Kindoc Airways (Kindoc Air)

1999* - 1999*  Status? 

 King Air Services

1960^ - 2009*  Status? 

 Klerksdorp Flying Services

1990s  Status? 

 Klerskdorp Air Charters

1980s  Status? 

 Kulula.Com

2001 - dateMN : CAW Active 

 Kuruman Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Ladysmith Air Charters

**** - ****  Status? 

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

1940s  Status? 

 Letaba Airways

1974 - 1979*LK : ---Atlantic AirRenamed 

 Letsatsi Air Cargo

(2007)  Began? 

 Link Airways

1966* - 1967 >AirlinkRenamed 

 Link Airways

1991* - 1991 >Airlink AirlineRenamed 

 Lionair

1995 - 1995  Inactive 

 Loex Air Cargo

**** - ****  Status? 

 Lowveld Aviation Services

1966* - 1967 >AirlinkRenamed 

 Luft Afrique

1997 - 2000-- : LUT>Luft CargoRenamed 

 Luft Cargo

2000 - 2002-- : LUTLuft CargoInactive 

 Luftmeister Air

1999* - 1999*  Status? 

 Madiba Air

1999* - 1999*  Status? 

 Mafeking Aviation Services

1976* - 1978 >Magnum AirlinesRenamed 

 Magnum Airlines

1966* - 1967 >AirlinkRenamed 

 Magnum Airlines

1978 - 1988*LE : ---Magnum AirlinesStatus? 

 Maiden Air (MaidenAir)

(2003)  Began? 

 Majuba Aviation

2006* - 2012*  Status? 

 Malherbe and Kiesewetter

**** - ****  Status? 

 Mallel Airline Services

1995 - 1995  Inactive 

 Mango

2006 - dateJE : MNO Active 

 Margate Air Services

1978* - 1979*OJ : --- Status? 

 Martinair

**** - ****  Status? 

 Matatiele Airways

**** - ****  Status? 

 MCC Aviation

2006* - 2008*  Status? 

 Merafe Aviation

2005* - 2006*  Status? 

 Mercury Aviation Services (Mercury Airlines)

1946* - 1948 >Sky TaxisRenamed 

 Mercy Airways

**** - ****  Status? 

 Meridian

1993 - 1995  Inactive 

 Metavia

1985 - 2001*OW : --- Status? 

 Midlands Aviation

**** - ****  Status? 

 Midlands Aviation

1967* - 1995 >AirlinkRenamed 

 Midway Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Million Air Aviation (MillionAir Aviation)

1986 - 1994 >Egoli AirRenamed 

 Million Air Charter (MillionAir Charter)

1994 - 2004 >Egoli AirRenamed 

 Mistral Aviation

**** - ****  Status? 

 Mmabatho Air Service

1979* - 1979 >Sun AirRenamed 

 NAC (National Airways Corporation)

1963 - dateYJ : NTNNACActive 

 NAC Charter

1999 - date NAC CharterActive 

 Namakwaland Lugdiens (Edms)

1961 - 1979*NJ : --->NACStatus? 

 Namaqualand Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 NATAL (National Airlines)

1946* - 1979*NF : --- Status? 

 Natal Aviation

1936* - 1937*  Status? 

 Natal Aviation Company

**** - ****  Status? 

 National Air Cargo

2005* - 2008*  Status? 

 National Air Charters

1958 - 1963 >NACRenamed 

 Nationwide Air Charter

1991 - 1995 >Nationwide AirlinesRenamed 

 Nationwide Airlines

1995 - 1997 >Nationwide AirlinesRenamed 

 Nationwide Airlines

1999 - 2008CE : NTWNationwide AirlinesInactive 

 Naturelink Charter

1997 - 2011-- : NRK>NACRenamed 

 Nelair Charters & Travel

2004* - 2009*  Inactive 

 NN Charters

**** - ****  Status? 

 Noord Weste Lugdiens

1963 - 1965  Inactive 

 Nord-Sud Airways

1996* - 1996*  Inactive 

 Nordwes Lugdiens

**** - ****  Status? 

 Norse Air Charter

1992 - date-- : NRX Active 

 North Atlantic Airways

1998* - 1999-- : NAA Inactive 

 Northern Cape Flying Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Northern Free State Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 O.F.S. Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 On Safari Airlines

(2000)  Began? 

 Oribi Air

1975* - 1975 >Avna Rennies AirlinesRenamed 

 Oriole Express

1980* - 1996*  Status? 

 Orsmond Aviation (Ormsmond Aviation)

1999* - 2005*  Status? 

 Owenair

**** - ****OW : --- Status? 

 P J Aero Services

2005* - 2005*  Inactive 

 Pacair

1972* - 1972*  Status? 

 Pan African Air Charter

1946 - 1953  Inactive 

 Pannar

1999* - 1999*  Status? 

 Parry Leon and Hayhoe

**** - ****  Status? 

 Pat's Flying Service

**** - ****  Status? 

 Pegase Aviation

2008* - 2011*  Status? 

 Pelican Air Services

2004* - 2009*7V : PDF>Federal AirRenamed 

 Pesloed Flights

**** - ****  Status? 

 Petersburg Aviation

1997 - 1997  Inactive 

 Phakalane Airways

2014 - date  Active 

 Phalaborwa Air Services

Early 1970s >ComairRenamed 

 Phoebus Apollo Aviation

2002* - datePE : PHB Active 

 Phoenix Airways

1995 - 1995* >Atlantic AirRenamed 

 Planes R'Us

2000* - 2001  Inactive 

 Pretoria Air Services

1997* - 2000  Inactive 

 Pretoria Flight Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Professional Aviation Charter (Services)

2003* - 2004*  Inactive 

 Progress Air Charter

2003* - 2009*  Status? 

 Protea Airways

1946* - 1946*  Status? 

 Qwila Air

2002^ - 2009 SolentaRenamed 

 Ranch Aero

**** - ****  Status? 

 Rapid Air

**** - ****  Status? 

 Redair

(2008)  Began? 

 Regional Airlines

**** - ****  Status? 

 Rennies Air (Rennies Express Air Service)

1975* - 1975 >Avna Rennies AirlinesRenamed 

 Rodair

**** - ****  Status? 

 Romoco Cargo

1994* - 1997  Inactive 

 Rondalia

**** - ****  Status? 

 Rossair Executive Air Charter (City Hopper)

1956^ - 2006*-- : RSS Inactive 

 Ross-Thompson Aircraft Company

**** - ****  Status? 

 Rovos Air

2002* - 2012*-- : VOS Status? 

 Ryan Blake Air

2003* - 2006*  Status? 

 SA Express

2009 - dateYB : EXYSA ExpressActive 

 SA Non-Scheduled Airlines

(2000)  Began? 

 SAA (South African Airways)

1934 - dateSA : SAASAAActive 

 SAA Cargo

2000 - dateSA : SAA Active 

 Sabena Nationwide Air

1997 - 1999 >Nationwide AirlinesRenamed 

 Sabian Air

2006* - 2009*  Status? 

 Safair (Safair Lines)

1988 - dateFA : SFRSafairActive 

 Safair Freighters

1969* - 1988CG : SFR>SafairRenamed 

 Saicam Air

1997 - 1997  Inactive 

 Sandriver Safari

**** - ****  Status? 

 Santaco Airlines (SANTACO Express)

(2013)  Began? 

 Sefofane Air Charters

2006* - 2008*  Status? 

 Senqu Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Sentra Lugdiens

**** - ****  Status? 

 Sharwoods Flying Services

1946* - 1947 Southern AviationStatus? 

 Sky One Air

2007* - 2008  Inactive 

 Sky Taxis

1948* - 1948* Sky TaxisStatus? 

 Skybird

**** - ****  Inactive 

 SkyHaul (Sky Haul)

2004 - date-- : HAU Active 

 SkyWise

(2013)SW : SWZ Began? 

 Solenta Aviation

2000 - date-- : SETSolentaActive 

 South African Aerial Transport

**** - ****  Status? 

 South African Airlink (SA Airlink)

1995 - 20064Z : LNK>AirlinkRenamed 

 South African Express

1994 - 2009YB : EXY>SA ExpressRenamed 

 South Coast Aviation

**** - ****  Status? 

 South West Africa Air Transport

Late 1940s  Renamed 

 Southeast

**** - ****  Status? 

 Southern Aviation

1947 - 1977* >Southern AviationRenamed 

 Speed Services Couriers (Speed Air Charter )

1999* - 1999*  Status? 

 Spencer's Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Springbok Classic Air

2001* - 2004-- : SPB Inactive 

 Springbok Flying Safaris

2001* - 2001*  Status? 

 Star Air Cargo

1996 - date  Active 

 Stars Away Aviation

2005 - date-- : STX Active 

 Starwelt Airlines

1996* - 2000  Inactive 

 Steyn's Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Streamline Air Charter

1998* - 1998*  Status? 

 Streamline Aviation

1999* - 1999 >NAC CharterRenamed 

 Studio 88 Aviation

2001^ - date  Active 

 Suidair

1946^ - 1950  Inactive 

 Sun Air (Southwestern Air Service)

1994 - 1999BV : SSNSun AirInactive 

 Sun Air (SunAir)

2002 - 2004  Inactive 

 Swaziland Airlink

1999 - dateSA : SZL Active 

 T.F.C. Orient Air Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 TAC Air Services

1998 - 2000 >Trans Air Cargo ServiceInactive 

 TAC Air Services

2002* - 2003*  Status? 

 Techno Aviation

1966* - 1966*  Status? 

 Theron Airways

**** - ****  Status? 

 Thohoyandau Airlines

**** - ****  Status? 

 Tramon Air

1998 - 2006-- : TMX Inactive 

 Trans African Airways

2014 >  Planned 

 Transair Cargo

**** - ****  Status? 

 Transavia

**** - ****  Status? 

 Transkei Airways

1976 - 1995KV : TAC>Eastern AirRenamed 

 Transoceanic Airways

**** - **** >Africargo AirlinesRenamed 

 Transvaal Air Charters

Early 1960s >NACRenamed 

 Travel Air

**** - ****  Status? 

 Trek Airways (Trek Lugdiens)

1953 - 1994JW : TKE Inactive 

 Tropair

1965* - 1970  Status? 

 Tropair

1983* - 1984*  Status? 

 Tropic Airways

1953* - 1953*  Inactive 

 Tugela Air Services

1975* - 1975*  Status? 

 Union Airways

1929* - 1934 >SAARenamed 

 United Air

1972 - 1980*UE : --->WonderairRenamed 

 United Air Services

1961* - 1962 >NACRenamed 

 United Air Services

1972 - 1980*UE : --->WonderairRenamed 

 United Airways

1951* - 1951*  Status? 

 Universal Air Transport

1948 - 1948 >Westair TransportRenamed 

 Universal Airways

1950* - 1951*  Status? 

 Valan International Cargo

2004* - 2007  Inactive 

 Valiantair

**** - ****  Status? 

 Valitrade

1997* - 1997* >Luft CargoRenamed 

 Velvet Sky

2011 - 2012VZ : --- Inactive 

 Venda Airways

**** - ****  Status? 

 VSA Aviation

1999* - 2006*  Inactive 

 Vulkan Air

1997 - date  Active 

 W. Rosenstein

**** - ****  Status? 

 Walker Flying Services

**** - ****  Status? 

 Wenela Air Services

1952* - 1953*  Status? 

 Westair Transport

1948 - 1950 Westair TransportInactive 

 Western Aviation

**** - ****  Status? 

 Western Cape Ferries

2007 - 2012*  Status? 

 Westrac Cargo

**** - ****  Status? 

 Wild Coast Air

**** - ****  Status? 

 Wing Airways

**** - **** >NACStatus? 

 Wonderair

1980* - 1989* WonderairStatus? 

 Wonderbloom Aviation

**** - ****  Status? 

 XPS Services

1996* - 1999*  Inactive 

 Zenith Air

2006* - 2008*-- : AZR Status? 

 Zoutpansberg Flying Service

**** - ****  Status? 

 Zulu Air

(2006*)  Began? 

 Zululand Air Charters

1960s  Inactive 

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