African International Airways

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African International Airways
IATA ICAO Callsign
Ceased operations2008
Fleet size4 (at closure)
Parent companyAfrican International Airways (Pty) Ltd.
HeadquartersJohannesburg, South Africa
Key peoplePJM Corbin and JL Warburton McBride
(76 percent majority owners)

African International Airways was an all-cargo airline based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The airline operated international chartered cargo flights out of Kent International Airport, United Kingdom, OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg and Ostend-Bruges International Airport, Belgium, most of which were on behalf of Intavia Limited.[1]


An African International Airways Douglas DC-8-62

African International Airways was established and started operations in 1985 in Swaziland. A commercial alliance with South African carrier Executive Aerospace was established in 2002.[1] In late 2008, African International Airways was shut down.[2]

The most notable airlines African International Airlines was operating for were Alitalia (1985–1996), and later South African Airways and British Airways World Cargo.[citation needed]


At March 2007, the African International Airways fleet included the following aircraft:[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 27 March 2007. p. 51.
  2. ^ African International Airways at Archived 2010-09-16 at the Wayback Machine

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