October 5, 2008 - 3:20pm

Aviation Partners (API, Booth No. 2218) has selected Lanseria, South Africa-based National Airways Corp. (NAC) as the first authorized Blended Winglet installer outside North America.

API said it expects a “significant” increase in Blended Winglet sales due to NAC’s strong relationships throughout the region. To date there are three Hawker Beechcraft Hawker 800 series aircraft with Blended Winglets flying in Africa.

October 1, 2008 - 8:20am

ExecuJet South Africa is set to move into its new FBO at Cape Town International Airport this month. Meanwhile, ExecuJet Europe will officially open its new VIP lounge at Berlin Schoenefeld Airport on October 23.

In Cape Town, the company is anchor tenant for a new $32 million facility that will be completed early next year.

September 24, 2008 - 11:44am

ExecuJet South Africa is adding maintenance services at its new FBO at Cape Town International Airport. The company, a subsidiary of ExecuJet Aviation Group, will move into the new ExecuJet Business Centre in October.

July 30, 2008 - 6:41am

Dassault Falcon Jet appointed two new authorized service centers in South Africa and reached agreement with a third company to provide support in Turkey. Bhakari Aviation and ExecuJet South Africa, both located at Lanseria International Airport, will provide scheduled and unscheduled maintenance support, transient service, troubleshooting, AOG support and basic inspections.

November 6, 2006 - 8:17am

Spectrum Aeronautical has appointed Interjet Maintenance of South Africa to handle sales and customer support for its under-development S-33 Independence very light twinjet throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Interjet, which is based at Johannesburg’s Lanseria Airport, will provide maintenance for the Spectrum airframes and also for the airplane’s Williams International FJ33-4A-15 engines.

September 28, 2006 - 6:30am

South Africa’s National Airways is opening a new maintenance operation for business jets at Johannesburg Lanseria Airport. The Jet Centre facility officially opened on October 1 and it will primarily support Raytheon’s entire jet line, including current-production types and the full spectrum of British Aerospace HS.125s. National Airways claims it will offer a level of service previously available only in Europe and North America.