Interair South Africa

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Interair South Africa
Interair South Africa Logo.gif
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1993
Hubs O. R. Tambo International Airport
Fleet size 4
Destinations 8
Headquarters Johannesburg, South Africa
Key people David P. Tokoph (Owner & CEO)

Inter Aviation Services (Pty) Ltd, which traded as Interair South Africa, is a formally privately owned airline based in Johannesburg, South Africa. It operated scheduled passenger services from Johannesburg to regional destinations in Africa. Its main base was O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.[1]


The airline was established in 1993 and started operations in 1994. It initially operated domestic services, but these have ceased. Regional services were started in April 1995, and the airline ceased operations in late August 2015.

Interair South Africa was a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA/IOSA certified), and the African Airlines Association (AFRAA).

Corporate affairs[edit]


The airline was owned by the late David P. Tokoph (who was also Chairman & Chief Executive Officer consecutively), J Attala, M Attala, P Attala (Executive Director), and had 191 employees (as at March 2012).[1]

Business trends[edit]

Because it is a private company, annual reports are not published. In the absence of these, little information on trends is available, as shown below:

2009 2010 2011 2012
Turnover (€m) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Profits (€m) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Number of employees 240
Number of passengers (m) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Passenger load factor (%) n/a n/a n/a n/a
Number of aircraft (at year end) 3 4 4 4
Notes/sources [2]


Interair South Africa appeared to operate services to the following international scheduled destinations (although the company website may require updating), as of December 2015:

Terminated route
City Country IATA ICAO Airport Refs
Brazzaville  Republic of the Congo BZV FCBB Maya-Maya Airport [3]
Cotonou  Benin COO DBBB Cadjehoun Airport [3]
Dar es Salaam  Tanzania DAR HTDA Julius Nyerere International Airport [4]
Johannesburg  South Africa JNB FAOR O. R. Tambo International Airport
Ndola  Zambia NLA FLSK Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International Airport
Pointe Noire  Republic of the Congo PNR FCPP Pointe Noire Airport [3]

Codeshare agreements[edit]

As of June 2014, the airline had codeshare agreements with the following airlines:


The Interair South Africa fleet comprised the following aircraft (as of August 2016):[6]

Interair South Africa
Aircraft In fleet Order Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Boeing 737–200 2 0 12 96 108
Boeing 737–200C 1 0
Boeing 767–200ER 1 0 214
Total 4 0


  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 3 April 2007. p. 93. 
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  3. ^ a b c "Flight Timetable". Interair. 2 July 2014. Archived from the original on 20 December 2015. Retrieved 6 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Inter Air Adds Johannesburg - Dar es Salaam Service from late-June 2014". Airline Route. 2 July 2014. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Air Tanzania-Interair in code sharing pact". Daily News (Tanzania). 27 June 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  6. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 32. 

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