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                                                                                                                                                                                           A very warm welcome aboard your CemAir flight. As always, we
                                                                                                                                                                                           are delighted to have you with us and I hope my team is taking
                                                                                                                                                                                           the very best care of you as we fly you to your chosen destination.
                                         We understand the complexities involved in foreign trade.                                                                                         As the cooler weather takes grip over the country, crisp cool clear
                                                                                                                                                                                           skies should offer a smooth journey.
                                         So we aim to make the challenges easy by providing your                                                                                           We have some exciting news to share in this winter issue of
                                        business with the right import, forex and logistics solutions,                                                                                     CemAir Skynews. In early August we will be commencing daily
                                                                                                                                                                                           flights from both Johannesburg and Cape Town to Hoedspruit.
                                                                                   from start to finish.                                                                                   This exciting addition to our network will enable us to serve one
                                                                                                                                                                                           of South Africa’s greatest attractions, the famous Kruger National
                                                                                                                                                                                           Park and the many private reserves in the surrounding areas.  This
                                                                                                                                                                                           service will be further enhanced by a seamless lodge connection
                                                                                    Arno van Niekerk                                                                                       service to be provided by our partners at Federal Airlines enabling
                                                                                                                                                                                           you to have breakfast at the V&A Waterfront and sundowners at
                                                            National Sales Manager: Business Finance                                                                                       a Big 5 watering hole in the Timbavati.
                                                            Tel: +27 11 809 7844  Cell: +27 82 375 3313                                                                                    The additional flights from Cape Town allow us to improve our
                                                                   Email: Arno.vanNiekerk@sasfin.com                                                                                       airport infrastructure and services at this destination. From June
                                                                                                                                                                                           2017 we will be opening a passenger services and ticket counter
                                                                                                                                                                                           on the airport’s departure level and will assign permanent staff to
                                                                                                                                                                                           assist with enquiries, resolve any difficulties and process ticket
                                                                                           sasfin.com                                                                                      sales.
                                                                                                                                                                                           We are also introducing iPad technology to our cockpits. Over
                                                                     business | wealth | banking                                                                                           the coming months all CemAir aircraft will be certified to operate
                                                                                                                                                                                           using an electronic reference for airport data, company manuals,
                                                                                                                                                                                           aircraft  reference  manuals  and  flight  records.  Our  crew  will
                                                                                                                                                                                           have quicker access to current information and be less reliant
                                                                                                                                                                                           on  cumbersome  paper-based  records  and  data.    In  the  airline
                                                                                                                                                                                           industry this is known as an Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) and is
                                                                                                                                                                                           quickly becoming the international airline standard for efficient
                                                                                                                                                                                           operations.
                                                                                                                                                                                           We continue to lead the way with Beech 1900 avionics upgrades
                                                                                                                                                                                           with the second fitment of Garmin 950 equipment to our aircraft
                                                                                                                                                                                           completed  in  April  of  this  year.  This  particular  aircraft  fitment
                                                                                                                                                                                           includes further enhancements to an effective complete refit of
                                                                                                                               We’re always at                                             the aircraft instrumentation giving the Beech 1900 the advantage
                                                                                                                                                                                           of the very latest technology in the cockpit. Our plan is for fleet
                                                                                                                                                                                           wide retrofit for our 1900’s, giving us improved reliability utility
                                                                                                                                                                                           and life from this important aircraft type.
                                                                                                                               your service                                                Our new look and improved CemAir website is now live, offering
                                                                                                                                                                                           more information and a user-friendly menu system. With traffic
                                                                                                                                                                                           to the website increasing 55% year-on-year to nearly 1.5 million
                                                                                                                                                                                           page views we will continue to invest in and refine our online
                                                                                                                                                                                           presence  for  maximum  convenience  and  functionality  for  our
                                                                                                                                                                                           airline customers.
                                                                                                                               For great rates and even greater service, choose
                                                                                                                                                                                           A reminder to sign up for the CemAir Frequent Flyer Program,
                                                                                                                               the car rental company that always tries harder.            SkyRewards.  The  program  is  designed  to  thank  our  loyal
                                                                                                                                                                                           customers by rewarding them in a meaningful way. Accumulated
                                                                                                                                                                                           points can be used for free flights for you or a family member. For
                                                                                                                              Avis. We Try Harder.                                         full details please visit our website on www.flycemair.co.za.
                                                                                            Business                                                                                       Finally,  we  hope  you  will  take  a  few  minutes  to  share  your
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                                                                                                                                                                                           through social media.
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             A registered credit provider NCRCP22 and a member of the Sasfin Group  beyond a bank
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Miles van der Molen


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