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Air Cargo Operators' Committee

The issue of access and egress control at airports in South Africa is high on the agenda of the Air Cargo Operators’ Committee (ACOC). ACOC endorses the identification verification system (IVS),  the system chosen by the air cargo industry in SA for identifying and controlling cargo drawers and warehouses, and both the cargo handlers, Swissport, and the national carrier, SAA, use it. Read more...

Air BP is the specialised aviation division of BP (formerly British Petroleum) a leading global  oil and gas company 
headquartered in London, England.
 Air BP is one of the world's largest suppliers of aviation fules, including AVGAS and kerosene jet fuels, as well as lubricants for both turbine and piston-engined aircraft.


Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS) is responsible for the efficient running of South Africa's Air Traffic Control Systems, the maintenance of which includes the deployment of ATNS Air Traffic. ATNS is the sole provider of air traffic management, navigation, training and associated services within South Africa.

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.

Amadeus IT Group is a major Spanish IT Provider for the global travel and tourism industry. Acting as an international network, Amadeus provides search, pricing, booking, ticketing and other processing services in real-time to travel providers and travel agencies through its Amadeus CRS distribution business area. Through its IT Solutions business area, it offers travel companies software systems which automate processes such as reservations, inventory management and departure control.

Established in 1956, the
Association of Southern African Travel Agents (ASATA) is a representative forum that promotes professional service in the travel industry for both members and their clients. ASATA’s membership includes South African retail travel agents, travel management companies, wholesalers and suppliers of travel-related products and services.

BidAir Services (Pty) Ltd, a 100% held subsidiary of the BIDVest Group Ltd was formed in 2005 in order to combine and manage a number of Bidvest Group Ltd. companies in an aviation services focused unit. Initially comprising of two business units, Airport Handling Services and Express Air Services, the division has since expanded in order to provide a full menu of ground handling services.

Blake Emergency Services is a UK-based, privately owned organisation which specialises in assisting airlines and airports in preparing for and responding to emergency situations including emergency planning, disaster response and crisis management training.

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 and is one of the largest global aircraft manufacturers.

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft offers a complete range of commercial aircraft optimized for  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 is the world's leading supplier of jet engines for commercial airplanes. CFM International 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.

Cape Town Air Access is a partnership between Wesgro, the City of Cape Town, the Western Cape Government, ACSA, Cape Town Tourism and South African Tourism, and is supported by Naspers, Tsogo Sun, Investec and the Leeu Collection. This unique public-private collaboration’s key objective is to land more direct routes into Cape Town International Airport

EFO College is an aviation training college based in Johannesburg, South Africa. EFO College is an accredited education and training provider with the South African Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA). The college aims to educate and empower students to operate professionally, with integrity; and with a focus on producing graduates that uphold the exceptionally high standards required by the aviation industry.

Embraer 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.

Engen Petroleum is a South African oil and gas company listed on the JSE. Until 1990, it was part of Mobil Oil. In 1993, it changed the brand name into Engen. The company is present in over 20 countries and export products to over 30 more countries, mostly in Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands.

FlightSafety International is an aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organisations.
FlightSafety provides more than a million hours of training each year to pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. The company operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at Learning Centers and training locations around the globe.

Fujitsu is a Japanese multinational, Fortune Global 500 information technology equipment and services company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Fujitsu is a global leader for computer products, but also offers a diversity of products and services in the areas of personal computing, enterprise computing, such as mainframe server products, as well as storage products, telecomms, advanced microelectronics, and air conditioning.

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.

Hahn Air is a German airline headquartered in Dreieich, offering scheduled and charter flights within Europe from its base at Düsseldorf airport. The company`s core business, however, is a ticketing solution that gives travel agencies access to airlines via computer reservation systems and allows them to issue tickets on the Hahn Air HR-169 document. Internationally, over 100,000 travel agencies use Hahn Air’s services.

Hi-Fly Marketing is a South African aviation company with a particular focus on technology systems and engineering expertise for improving operational efficiency and safety. The company provides consultancy and services to the aviation industry, specialising in helping clients in their business development through a range of strong representations of global leaders including ADSoftware, Sagem (Safran Group), Litson & Associates and EADS Seca.

Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport or KMI Airport is the gateway to South Africa's iconic game reserve, the Kruger National Park. The airport is located 57km north east of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga. It serves travellers to the Kruger National Park. There are also scheduled passenger flights to other South African cities, as well as regional destinations.

Lanseria International Airport is a privately-owned international airport that is situated north of Randburg in Johannesburg, South Africa. Commercial flights between Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban and George operate daily on Kulula.comMango Airlines and FlySafair.

Lufthansa Technik AG provides maintenance, completions, repair, and overhaul services for aircraft, and maintenance, repair, and MRO services for engines and components. The Lufthansa Technik Group consists of 32 companies with more than 25,500 employees. It is a subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group.

 Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) a Danish global aircraft leasing company dedicated to the worldwide sale, purchasing and financing of commercial jet and turboprop aircraft. NAC is the global leader in regional aircraft leasing and financing, and also owns a fleet of smaller regional aircraft. NAC has regional offices in Denmark, Ireland, UK, Canada, US and Singapore.

Omni Air International is a privately owned and managed United States FAA Part 121 certificated air carrier entering its third decade of air transport solutions. Omni provides worldwide passenger charter operations to a diverse customer base including tour operators, scheduled and charter airlines, cruise lines, corporations (shuttles and incentive programs), sports teams, alumni groups, and global government agencies.

Polokwane International Airport and Gateway Airports Authority Limited (GAAL) is a South African government public entity reporting to the Department of Transport, Safety and Security Liaison, formally known as the Department of Roads and Transport. It is GAAL's mandate to manage all non-private airports in Limpopo including Polokwane International Airport where it is headquartered.

Pratt & Whitney is an American aerospace manufacturer with global service operations. It is a subsidiary of United Technologies. Founded in 1925, and headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut, the company is one of the big three aero-engine manufactureres (together with General Electric and Rolls-Royce).  Pratt & Whitney's aircraft engines are widely used in both civil and military aviation.

PUMA Energy is a mid- and downstream oil company, majority-owned by the Dutch Trafigura and the Angolan Sonangol Group.  The company's operations span over 49 countries across five continents and encompass the supply, storage, refining, distribution, and retail of a range of petroleum products.

Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace is a subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Holdings, a British multinational PLC that owns Rolls-Royce. The company was 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 also has businesses in the marine propulsion and energy sectors. 

Sabre Corporation is a travel technology company based in Southlake, Texas. It is the largest Global Distribution Systems provider for air bookings in North America. Sabre serves its customers through cutting-edge technology developed in six facilities located across four continents. The company operates three businesses: Sabre Airline SolutionsSabre Hospitality Solutions, and Sabre Travel Network.

Royal Dutch Shell plc commonly known as Shell, is an Anglo Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands. It is one of the six oil and gas "supermajors."  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. 

SITA is a multinational information technology company providing IT and telecommunication services to the air transport industry. The company works with the air transport community, including
co-operation with industry bodies, such as the IATAAir Cargo Inc (AIC) and regional associations, aiming to solve common industry issues through the use of IT and telecommunication services, development of community systems, industry standards and shared infrastructures.

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 co-operation with the South African National Antarctic Programme.

Swissport International Ltd (Swissport) is a Swiss aviation services company providing airport ground and cargo handling services, headquartered in Opfikon. Swissport 
handles around 230 million passengers and 4.3 million tonnes of cargo annually, on behalf of some 835 client-companies in the aviation sector.