Events    |    AASA AGA 2017    |    Event Sponsors

Where: Wild Coast Sun, Eastern Cape,  South Africa
When: 12 to 15 October 2017

Conference Sponsor

CemAir Ltd

CemAir Ltd is a privately-owned airline operating in South Africa which services popular tourist destinations and important business towns and leases aircraft to other airlines across Africa and the Middle East. The airline is based at O.R. Tambo International Airport with routes to Bloemfontein, Margate, Plettenberg Bay and Sishen. 

About CemAir 

CemAir offers flexible, value added, short, medium or long-term leasing of turboprop and regional jet aircraft. The service offering is structured to include full maintenance and operational support with quality and safety oversight. 

We have experience in operating and supporting our aircraft in a variety of conditions, with an emphasis on maintaining first world standards in third world environments. We strive to achieve high levels of reliability through the application of constantly evolving internationally recognized standards. CemAir’s objective is to place properly prepared equipment, well qualified crew and the use of appropriate current technologies at the disposal of the customer. 

The company has operating and leasing experience throughout Africa and the Middle East, including Afghanistan, Tunisia, Libya, Sudan, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Senegal, Kenya, Mali, Gabon, Ghana, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Sudan, Zambia, as well as South Africa. 

Where CemAir sets itself apart is in our ability to offer superior support for our operation. This is achieved through a multifaceted approach with the objective of creating a comprehensive offering. Some of the elements of this philosophy include: 

  • Implementation of international standards and best practices exceeding local;
  • Authority requirements;
  • Adequate number of qualified personnel;
  • Focus on limited number of aircraft types;
  • Full in-house spares support for the fleet;
  • Documented and implemented procedures for all aspects of the operation;
  • A healthy learning culture and embracing the philosophy of continuous improvement; and
  • A progressive safety environment incorporating the ICAO concept of “non-punitive reporting” and embracing individual and collective accountability.


Functions, Activities & Events Sponsors

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Airbus is a European consortium producing the Airbus family of passenger aircraft, a corporate jet, the beluga supertransport and military transport. Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and is headquartered in Toulouse, France.

Airports Company of South Africa Limited (ACSA) is a South African airport management company.
ACSA operates nine of South Africa’s airports. The company is headquartered in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS) provides air traffic, navigation, training and associated services within South Africa and a large part of the Southern Indian and Atlantic Ocean, comprising approximately 10% of the world’s airspace. ATNS operates from nine ACSA and 12 other aerodromes.

BidAir Services (Pty) Ltd, a 100% held subsidiary of the Bidvest Group Limited, provides quality handling services, passenger handling, ramp handling, load control and operations, cleaning and toilet and water services, to more than 25 international and domestic airlines flying into South Africa.

The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation, headquatered in Chicago, that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites worldwide. Boeing also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is one of the largest global aircraft manufacturers.

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft offers a complete range of commercial aircraft optimized for best-in-class efficiency with the highest level of customer service. Its product portfolio includes the Q400 turboprop, the CRJ Series family of regional jets and the C Series airliners – the world’s newest and most advanced single-aisle aircraft for the 100- to 150- seat market segment.

CFM International (CFM) is the world's leading supplier of jet engines for commercial airplanes. CFM Is a joint venture between GE Aviation, a division of General Electric of the United States and Safran Aircraft Engines, a division of Safran of France.

Embraer S.A. is a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate that produces commercial, military, executive and agricultural aircraft and provides aeronautical services. Embraer is one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world and is headquartered in São José dos Campos, São Paulo State.

GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric (GE), one of the world's largest corporations, is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio, outside Cincinnati. GE Aviation is a leading producer of large and small jet engines for commercial and military  aircraft; and is also a leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business ,marine, and general aviation.

Lufthansa Consulting is an international aviation consultancy for airlines, airports and related industries. The company is an independent subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group and provides services and solutions to the air transportation industry worldwide.

Wirecard is a German multinational financial services and technology corporation headquartered in Aschheim, Munich, Germany.  Wirecard is one of the world's leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for eletronic payments.

Engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines engages in the development, manufacture and support of commercial and military aircraft engines in all thrust and power categories and stationary gas turbines. The company is a valued and trusted partner to the big players in the industry, mainly GE and Pratt & Whitney. In the maintenance business, business unit MTU Maintenance offers innovative maintenance services and repair solutions for a wide variety of different engine types.

Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace is a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Holdings, a British multinational PLC that owns Rolls-Royce, established in 1904 and today designs, manufactures and distributes power systems for aviation and other industries. The company is the world’s second-largest maker of aircraft engines and has major businesses in the marine propulsion and energy sectors.

Shell Aviation, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell PLC commonly known as Shell, is an Anglo Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the UK. Every year at around 900 airports in about 36 countries, Shell Aviation provides high quality aviation fuel and a range of aviation lubricants and fluids, for almost 2 million aircraft, refueling an aircraft every 14 seconds.

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) is the meteorological service under the South African government's 
Department of Environmental Affairs and TourismSAWS is a member of the World Meteorological OrganizationSAWS operates a significant number of weather stations in South Africa as well as stations at Gough Island, Marion Island and Antarctica in cooperation with the South African National Antarctic Programme.