Newsletter March 2016

AERO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN The wonderful AERO exhibition in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is fast approaching, and we have been asked by many if we are attending this year. The AERO remains a bi-yearly event for us, so whilst we will not be exhibiting this year, we are sure to see you all there next year. We wish all […]

Newsletter October 2015

DISCOVER THE WILD KAROO There is a typical Africa that travel agents take you to: The Africa of the Kruger National Park, the fantastic Wildlife, Elephants, wildebeest and Zebras roaming the plains, the Victoria Waterfalls, tribesmen dancing around the fire singing and making rain. What few travel agents tell you is that there is another […]

Newsletter August 2015

SKY AFRICA GOES DOWN UNDER To ensure you get to see the best the world has to offer, we are excited to announce the launch of Sky Australia. Starting with tours early 2016, we aim to provide you with the most spectacular destinations, scenery, culture and wildlife that Australia has to offer. The owners of […]

Newsletter July 2015

Flying Safari Adventure Our friend Heiko Schoor is organising a wonderful flying safari from the 5th – 19th September, travelling through 6 southern African countries: South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique. In partnership with SkyAfrica, the trip will be utilising our aircraft and support services, and there are still a few slots available. […]

Newsletter May 2015

A big thank you to all who came to visit our exhibition stand and Eagles Evening in Friedrichshafen! This was our biggest year yet, and we are currently making our way through a mountain of enquiries. We promise to answer all queries as quickly as possible, but do kindly ask for your patience. Should you […]

Newsletter March 2015

AERO 2015 The AERO Global Show for General Aviation in Friedrichshafen, Germany will be taking place between 15 – 18 April. Be sure to pop by our exhibition stand: Hall: A5 Stand: 123 During the AERO, Sky boss Karl will once again be holding a lecture on the ins and outs of Flying in Africa. […]

Newsletter January 2015

We hope you all had a fantastic start into the New Year! We welcomed 2015 from the comforts of a lovely bush lodge in the Waterberg during our 95th Bush Pilot course – just as it should be. AERO 2015 From the 15 – 18 April 2015 the AERO Exhibition in Friedrichshafen, Germany will once […]

Newsletter March 2014

SkyAfrica’s Next Topmodel Against the backdrop of brilliant red sand dunes of the Namib desert, photographer Marcel Gonzalez-Ortiz decided to take a break from his models of the human-kind and instead focused his lense on Charlot and Marcel – our charming captains at KLM – as they took to the skies in our PA28 ZS-JOE […]

Newsletter January 2014

Flying Safari Report He is known, loathed and loved by many as the silver-haired fox who graces our airfield with his presence, but don’t be surprised to find out that this debonair gentleman actually has a respectable day job as an instructor and guide pilot – and now author! SkyAfrica’s very own Tony (a.k.a Virgin […]

Newsletter October 2013

SkyAfrica Featured in Aerokurier The October edition of the German Aerokurier magazine features an in depth article about our bush pilot course, presenting readers with a step-by-step account of our 8-day training programme. We have already received a large amount of positive feedback, and would hereby like to thank Herbert Junghanns for his write-up and […]

Newsletter June 2013

Thanks! We would like to start off by thanking everyone who came to visit us at the AERO in Friedrichshafen. It was great to have our exhibition stand buzzing with people excited about flying in Africa. Karl’s AERO talk „Flying without Limits – SkyAfrica’s Guide to Flying in South Africa“ also received a lot of […]

SKY Invitation April 2013

AERO Eagles Invitation Dear flying friends, A great many of you have already confirmed your attendance to this years SkyAfrica Eagles Evening. A big thanks to you all. For those of you who would like to join us, please send a quick email, including the number of persons you plan on bringing along to the […]

Newsletter February 2013

AERO 2013 The AERO Global Show for General Aviation in Friedrichshafen, Germany will be taking place between 24-27 April. Be sure to pop by our exhibition stand: During the AERO, Sky boss Karl will be giving a lecture on the ins and outs of Flying in Africa. Feel free to join us: We look forward […]

Fliegernews Dezember 2012

SkyAfrica in Neuauflage! Wie ihr vielleicht schon bemerkt habt, hat sich auf so einiges geändert! Wir freuen uns euch das Team, unsere neuen Flugzeuge, neue Reiserouten und vieles mehr an Information präsentieren zu dürfen. An Farbe haben wir nichts verloren, und auf neutral und Khaki verzichten wir, weil es nicht unserer Lebenseinstellung entspricht. Unsere […]

Newsletter December 2012

Welcome to the new us! As you may have noticed, has received a bit of a facelift over the last few weeks. Should we as a provider of flying safaris into Africa not have stuck with the traditional khaki, brown and neutral colours? To this we answer with a rather colourful “Naaah!” We’ve added […]

Newsletter October 2012

We are about to go live! We are very excited to announce that in just a short few weeks we will be going live with our brand new website, complete with copious flying safari destination suggestions, blogs of clients who have reported on their experiences with us, great video clips from documentaries and our bush […]

Newsletter May 2012

Here we have a great report written by Maximilian and Manfred from Austria – both successfully on their way to obtaining their ATPL – about their experiences as Hour Builders flying in South Africa. We are also happy to include an article written by Comm pilot & Dispatch Controller Eva and printed in the Dutch […]

Newsletter March 2012

We are excited to reveal our fantastic new safari route to you: Zimboland Safari – a flying adventure allowing you to discover the heart and soul of one of Africa’s most stunning countries, Zimbabwe. Link to March 2012 Newsletter (.pdf) There is a lot more to Zimbabwe than just old Bob Mugabe and having a […]

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1981 to 2011: SkyAfrica turns 30! How quickly time flies… I open my first logbook to see an entry written in November 1981: ZS-IKA — Pa32-300 — Route: FAGM-HBV-FBMN — Flight time: 3h33min In the „comments“ sections it says „Gert + Comp.“ One entry in a long line of entries recording those wonderful flights flown […]

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In the final Newsletter of 2011 we are featuring an article on SkyAfrica’s Golden City Flying Tours. This article was published in the October issue of the Getaway magazine, which is one of South Africa’s leading travel magazines. Link to December Newsletter (.pdf) Enjoy the read and Happy Holidays!! Erika and the SkyAfrica Team