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Fireblade Aviation teams up with Gift of the Givers to assist the Northern Cape community after a disastrous flood hit the area

An aerial view of the flood in Kuruman In February 2021, the Northern Cape district experienced the greatest flood since the 1970’s. This disastrous flood caused damage to the infrastructure of many villages, and left small settlements stranded as the bridges to larger towns were destroyed in the flood. When [...]

By | 2021-02-24T07:02:57+00:00 24 Feb|General|0 Comments

COVID-19 Customer Update South Africa – Lockdown Level 1

COVID-19 Customer Update South Africa Dear Customers On the 16th of September 2020, the President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will move to a Level 1 lockdown protocol as of the 21st of September 2020. This is the least restrictive lockdown level in our Government's COVID-19 risk management strategy. As part of the [...]

By | 2020-10-08T07:41:34+00:00 30 Sep|Featured, News & Media|0 Comments

BrightRock Battle of the Sports Challenge

BrightRock Battle of the Sports Challenge. “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire” – Nelson Mandela Inspired by this powerful quote from Nelson Mandela, we are proud to announce our sponsorship of the BrightRock Battle of the Sports Challenge. What is the BrightRock Battle of the Sports [...]

By | 2020-09-11T10:47:53+00:00 11 Sep|News & Media|0 Comments

Fireblade Aviation aids cyclone-hit Mozambique

May 2019 – Fireblade Aviation were contracted by the Mozambican Government and UNICEF to assist in flood relief operations following the devastating Cyclone Idai. Described as one of the most destructive tropical cyclones to affect Africa, Cyclone Idai impacted over 3 million people across Mozambique, Madagascar, Malawi and Zimbabwe. ZS-EOS (“EOS”), Fireblade’s AW139 helicopter, a [...]

By | 2019-06-13T07:01:49+00:00 13 Jun|Featured|0 Comments

The FIFA World Cup trophy landed in style at Fireblade Aviation

The FIFA World Cup trophy is touring the world ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. South Africa was an obvious stop on the tour. For a few days our football fans are given the opportunity to pose with the coveted solid-gold trophy and relive some brilliant memories from 2010, when South [...]

By | 2018-03-06T08:13:16+00:00 5 Mar|News & Media|0 Comments

The New FBO

O.R. Tambo International Airport recently welcomed its first, full service FBO, Fireblade Aviation, which will diversify the airport’s clientele to include corporate flights originating from domestic and international origins. Fireblade Aviation is a project developed by Nicky and Jonathan Oppenheimer. The development of Fireblade Aviation is the latest chapter in the family’s long history with [...]

By | 2018-02-27T13:22:19+00:00 24 Feb|General|0 Comments

FBO Services

Facilities Our FBO building has been designed to offer a variety of functions. The lower floor houses the customs and immigration area with direct access to and from the facility’s apron to cater for departing and arriving passengers. A spacious lounge offers comfortable seating that opens onto an external terrace, complemented by VIP meeting rooms. [...]

By | 2018-02-26T06:21:10+00:00 21 Feb|News & Media|0 Comments

Fireblade Press Release

Fireblade Aviation welcomes first international flights with South Africa bound tourists Fireblade Aviation last week processed its first international flights at the Fireblade terminal at O. R. Tambo International Airport. The seven-star facility successfully handled international tourists arriving in South Africa. This marks the culmination of years of effort following a rigorous approval process and [...]

By | 2018-02-26T06:25:27+00:00 20 Feb|News & Media|0 Comments