Swazi Express Airways

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Swazi Express Airways
Swazi logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1995
Ceased operations April 2008
Hubs Matsapha Airport (Swaziland)
Fleet size 2
Destinations 5
Headquarters Matsapha, Swaziland
Key people Hans Steffen (CEO)

Swazi Express Airways was an airline based in Swaziland and owned by Steffen Air Charter Services.

The airline was on the List of air carriers banned in the European Union.


The airline was established in 1995. It was then called Steffen Air, and later changed to Swazi Express Airways. The airline started operations in 1995 with a Cessna 210 (5 seater aircraft) with flights covering the following destinations: Matsapha (Swaziland), Maputo (Mozambique), and Vilanculos (Mozambique). In 1998 the Cessna 210 was upgraded to Cessna Caravan, (11 seater) and a new destination was added: Durban (South Africa). In 2002 the Cessna Caravan was upgraded to a Metro III, 19 seater.

Swazi Express ceased flight operations on 4 April 2008.[1]

Former Destinations[edit]

Cargo Services[edit]

Type of cargo: parcels, express documents and mail.

Services available on routes:

  • Durban (South Africa)
  • Maputo International Airport - Maputo (Mozambique)
  • Matsapha Airport (Swaziland) (hub)
  • Vilanculos (Mozambique)


The Swazi Express Airways fleet consisted of the following aircraft (as of February 2008):

As of February 2008, the average age of the Swazi Express Airways fleet was 19.6 years ([1]).


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