A Little bit about Skyclass
Skyclass Aviation, operators of the South African Airways Museum Society's classic propeller driven airliners, specialises in supplying tailor-made air charter services to the tourism and corporate market both in South Africa and Internationally. They have available for charter a fleet of Classic Airliners as well as more modern alternatives for African flying safari adventures of a lifetime.
The Classic Airliner charter business provides a product and service which is unique as passengers are treated to unforgettable fun-filled adventures combined with the charm and elegance of first-class classic airline travel from a bygone era provided by personnel who are fanatical about the well-being and comfort of their passengers.
Skyclass is owned by entrepreneur James Grcic and was initially set-up in late 2006, with the guidance and assistance of South African Airways, as a private entity to manage the assets of South African Historic Flight whilst the outfit underwent a change of ownership to the South African Airways Museum Society.
Skyclass holds a Part 121 certificate with both Domestic and International licence and has gained an enviable reputation and is well known and respected among local and overseas tour operators for their African air tour safari excursions. The supply of classic airliners as well as modern turbo props and executive jets for the tourism and corporate market is their speciality and demand is high.
Clients fly into the Johannesburg hub and from there make their way to various destinations using the Skyclass aircraft. The airliners can depart out of Rand Airport, Lanseria Airport, Grand Central Airport or OR Tambo International Airport on their way to fabulous African Flying Safaris into Southern Africa
Powered by four Pratt & Whitney R2000 radial piston engines, ZS-AUB and ZS-BMH are two of the very few passenger-licensed Douglas DC-4 Skymasters operating in the world today and are great favourites in the Africa Fly-in tourism industry, venturing as far as North America and Europe. The aircraft seat 50 passengers each, in a Business Class configuration. The DC-4's range of over 3000 km puts it in easy reach of exotic destinations such as Central and East Africa as well as many of the spectacular tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.
Popular destinations and holidays include National and Private game parks within and outside of South Africa, sporting weekends and holidays, corporate trips, flying safaris to such exotic places as the Victoria Falls, Chobe Game Lodge, the Islands off Mozambique and beyond up into Northern and Eastern Africa and Zanzibar.
Discover Africa with flying safaris of the luxurious kind.
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Skyclass Aviation are based at Rand Airport, GermistonSkyclass co-ordinates are -26.23845,28.157475 (26°14'18.42"S 28° 9'26.91"E Click to open in Google Maps)