Charter Operations

Federal Airlines
Federal AirlinesTel: +27 (0) 13 750 3140
Contact Person: Pam Latré
Manager KMI Office
Mobile: +27 (0) 83 607 4284
Federal Airlines is the preferred private charter and shuttle airline partner for discerning tour operators and luxury safari lodges. Over the last two decades we have revolutionized the way our clients experience private air travel. Our professional staff and dedicated partners ensure a safe, efficient and seamless experience.
Discover the feeling of a dream come true and sights few have seen. Board an aircraft and watch the lasting beauty and mystique of the African continent unfold beneath you. Rolling landscapes, endless views, lush vegetation and galloping herds can be seen before you ever set foot in the bush. If you are for the journey, choose Federal Airlines – where your adventure starts on the runway…
Pambele Aviation Services
Pambele Aviation ServicesTel: 060 961 8629
Contact Person: Lyndall Herbst-Dickens

Hangar 4, KMI Airport, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Pambele Aviation is a professional air charter company operating throughout Southern Africa. We have many years experience chartering flights within both the private and business sectors – business leaders, actors, musicians and VIP’s – along with the  tourism and mining industry.

Remote destinations are our speciality.  Our ON DEMAND charter services are limited only by the availability of a suitable runway.



Lyndall’s Aviation Services
Lyndall’s Aviation Services Tel: +27 (0) 83 415 1443
Contact Person: Lyndall Herbst-Dickens

Hangar 4, KMI Airport, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Lyndall is well-known in the aviation industry for her service expertise at KMI Airport over the last decade. No request is too big or too small – you can be assured of dedication, flexibility and service excellence.

After a few years of game lodge management in remote areas of Southern Africa, Lyndall was able to use her bush knowledge and hospitality skills towards her life-long passion: Aviation.

Aviation management contracts and various flight charters have had her working the African skies, not only in South Africa, but also in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, Congo and Gabon.

Lyndall’s Aviation Services (Pty) Ltd offers the following:
-VIP passenger meet & greet, concierge services, catering, fuel, crew accommodation and transport, customs and immigration assistance, aircraft & baggage handling
-Charter flights on request
-This KMI Airport-based operation offers assistance at any local or international destinations

Sahara African Aviation
Sahara African AviationTel: +27 (0)83 290 2134
Hangar 3, KMI Airport,
Mobile: +27 (0)81 010 7920
Sahara owns, operates and leases a fleet of Embraer 120 aircraft to regional transport airlines, corporate & OGP clients throughout Africa. Our passion is aircraft and we aim to provide our clients with outstanding professional services when they do business with us. Sahara African Aviation is a privately owned South African aviation company, operating since 2007.

We hold an Air Operating Certificate (AOC) as well as an Air Maintenance Organization (AMO) certification under the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) regulations and are regularly HART & OPG audited. This enables us to provide contract services to the oil, gas and mining resource sector as well as regional airline operators.

Our many years’ experience operating in Africa have allowed us to develop and hone the specific skill sets required to perform safely in this challenging logistical and regulatory environment.

We have chosen to operate a single model of aircraft and have geared our entire operation to support the Embraer Brasilia E120. Sahara has the ability to meet our clients’ demands for either a wet / dry lease. Our superior maintenance facility conforms to the highest standards in the industry thereby ensuring the continuity of our flight operations and enabling us to provide the maximum level of service to our clients at cost effective rates.

Fly CDMATel: +27 (0) 82 684 0963
Hangar 1, KMI Airport, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Contact Person: Rinaldo de Souza
Our facilities are located at Hangar 1 Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, North East of Nelspruit. Our 1680 m2 hangar floor, gives ample space for C Checks. We have South African CAA and ANGOLAN INAVIC accreditation and will acquire further accreditation for other countries as the demand increases.

Our engineers are all factory trained and certified. We specialize in maintenance on Embraer 120 aircrafts, but can also accommodate Embraer 135 and Embraer 145 aircrafts. Capabilities will follow when customer demands expands.

CDMA strives to provide aircraft maintenance with efficiency and quality by: combining over 25 years of experience on type, producing quality products and services that surpasses the expectations.