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Name: AERO AFRICA
7JetSet7 Code: AFC
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: AFRICA
City: JOHANNESBURG
Country: SOUTH AFRICA
Employees 17
Web:
Email:
Telephone: +268 11 622 72 81
Fax: +268 11 390 27 77
Sita:
Background
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AFC-DEC04

Formed in 1999 and started operations in 2003. Also wet-leases airplanes as required. Sister company of Inter Air (ITI). Domestic, regional & international, scheduled & charter, passenger & cargo, jet airplane services.

Address:
Private Bag 8
Johannesburg International Airport 1627, South Africa

The Federal Republic of Nigeria was established in 1960, it covers an area of 923,768 sq km, its population is 125 million, its capital city is Abuja, and its official language is English.

December 1999: Some airplanes are registered in Swaziland.

737-2H7C (20590, 3D-ZZM) delivery.

March 2003: 727-2F2 (21260, 3D-ITC) wet-leased to Inter Air (ITI).

February 2004: 737-222 (19075, 3D-AAJ) wet-leased to Benin Golf Air (BGL).

October 2004: 727-30 (JT8D-7 HK) (18370, 7P-DPT) delivery.

December 2004: (ICAO) Code: RFO (Callsign - AERO AFRICA).

November 2007: The European Commission (EC) issued the sixth update of its airline blacklist, removing Suriname's Blue Wing Airlines and lifting the operating restrictions imposed on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). Both carriers, however, will remain subject to prioritized ramp inspections at Community airports in order to ensure their "consistent adherence" to relevant safety standards. "This latest revision shows that when airlines take rapid and sound corrective action to comply with safety standards, they can be withdrawn from the list quickly," (EC) VP Transport, Jacques Barrot noted. "It also shows that the list increasingly serves as a preemptive, rather than punitive tool for safeguarding aviation safety." He added that relevant oversight authorities verified measures taken by (PIA) and Blue Wing Airlines and "that these measures provide for long-lasting sustainable solutions to avoid the same problems recurring in the future."

The blacklist now comprises eight individual carriers including TAAG Angola Airlines (ANG), Mahan Air (MHN), and Ukrainian Mediterranean Airlines (UM Air - (UKM)), whose operations are fully banned in the (EU). Also banned are all airlines from Equatorial Guinea (ECV), Indonesia: (AWR); (BLN); (BTV); (DHI); (FES); (GIA); (KTK); (LKW); (MLI); (MND); (NOK); (PNM); (PTF); (REX); (SJA); (TGN); (TMG); (WON); (XPR); Kyrgyzstan: (ITL); (KYR); (PHG); (PHX); (STZ); Liberia: (LBG); Sierra Leone: (ORG); (RUM); (UVL); Swaziland: (AFC); and Democratic Republic of Congo: (TCS); (WDA); & (WET) with the exception of Hewa Bora Airways (EXD), which is subject to operating restrictions). Operational restrictions were placed on Air Bangladesh (BGD) and Air Service Comores (COM).

March 2008: 727-231 (JT8D-9A HK) (20053, 3D-JJM), ex-(SHX), for sale or lease by Wentworth & Affiliates: (301) 869-4600): 70975 TT, 1997 Paint. VIP.

July 2008: The eighth edition of the European Commission (EC)'s blacklist of banned airlines does not include Iran's Mahan Airlines (MHN), thanks to "significant efforts and progress accomplished by this carrier, which were verified during an on-site inspection," but continues to include Indonesian airlines, including Garuda Indonesia (GIA). "The Commission (EC) decided that the Indonesian authorities have still not developed and implemented an efficient oversight program on any of the carriers under their regulatory control," it said. Ukraine Cargo Airways remains banned as well, and Yemenia Airways (YEM) was told it "should complete its corrective actions plan" by the Air Safety Committee's next meeting. All airlines from Equatorial Guinea, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are banned, while Gabon Airlines and Afrijet (FRJ) from Gabon are allowed to maintain operations at their current level.

June 2009: Navtech signed contracts with Aero Contractors Nigeria (AFC) (for its new flight planning product WebFP and an (FMS) navigation data service).

October 2009: Airstream International arranged the sale of one ex-KrasAir (ZXD) 767-266ER (23180, N573JW) to Aero Africa (AFC).

Fleet:
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AFC-727-231

April 2014:

1 727-30 (JT8D-7 HK) (134-18370, /65 7P-OPT), 2004-10. ALL WHITE COLORS. VIP, 18F.

1 727-30 (JT8D-7 HK) (185-18933, /65 3D-DPT), ALL WHITE COLORS. WINGLETS. VIP. 18F.

1 727-61 (JT8D) (19176, 3D-ZZN).

1 727-2F2 (JT8D-15) (1222-21260, /76 3D-ITC), WET-LST (ITI) 2003-03. 179Y.

1 727-231 (JT8D-9A HK) (713-20053, /69 3D-JJM), EX-(SHX), FOR SALE OR LEASE BY WENTWORTH & AFFILIATES: (301) 869-4600): 70975 TT, 1997 Paint. VIP. 66F.

1 727-251 (JT8D-15 HK) (1169-21155, /75 7P-LAA), VIP.

1 737-2H4 (JT8D-9A) (568-21722, /79 XU-RKC), WET-LST (BGL). 12C, 96Y.

1 737-2H7C (JT8D-15) (304-20590, /72 3D-ZZM), ALL WHITE COLORS. 12C, 96Y.

0 737-217 (JT8D) (149-20197, ZS-ANX), EX-(TYJ)/(SEV)/(ADN)/(LNA), RTND (TYJ).

1 737-222 (JT8D-9A) (97-19075, /68 3D-AAJ), EX-(UAL), WET-LST (BGL) 2004-02. RF (BGL). 12C, 96Y.

1 767-266ER (JT9D-7R4E) (99-23180, /84 N573JW), EX-(ZXD), EX-(EI-GBA) 2009-10. ALSO OPS FOR SISTER COMPANY INTERAIR (ITI). 12C, 202Y.

Management:
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GARY TOKOPH, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO), ALSO (SEG) & (ITI).

 
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