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 TECHNICAL INFO  BOMBARDIER CRJ  BOMBARDIER DASH-8 Q300 BOMBARDIER DASH-8 100 BEECH 1900D
         Cemair’s new route to Hoedspruit is scheduled to start in August 2017 with daily flights from Cape Town
 Engines  Twin Turbofan engine  Twin Turboprop engine  Twin Turboprop engine  Twin Turboprop engine
 9220 Lbs. Thrust  1800 SHP per engine  1800 SHP per engine  1279 SHP per engine  and Johannesburg. Skynews caught up with CEO Miles van der Molen to get his views on the route.
 Pressurised cabin class  3 crew & 50 passengers  3 crew & 50 Passengers  3 crew & 37 passengers  2 crew & 19 passengers
 Maximum speed  Mach 0.81 / 860 km/h   295 Knots / 545 km/hr  269 knots / 497 km/h  284 knots / 525 km/h
         Skynews: What is the attraction of a   and rear toilet. Flight times are designed   MvdM: In line with the CemAir service
 Average cruise speed  Mach 0.74 / 785 km/h   260 Knots / 480 km/hr   238 knots / 440 km/h  246 knots / 430 km/h
         service to the Hoedspruit region?   for an arrival into Hoedspruit in time for   offering on all routes, we will be
 Maximum operating  41 000 feet   25 000 feet  25 000 feet  25 000 feet  the first game drive of the day. The gate   delivering a reliable on-time service at a
 altitude  Miles: Hoedspruit is a small town in   to gate time on the Cape Town sector is   competitive price. Included in the ticket
 Max climb rate  3 000 feet per minute   2 500 feet per minute  2 500 feet per minute  3 000 feet per minute  the Central Lowveld on the Eastern   2 hours 15 minutes and 1 hour 20   price customers will receive a meal
         edge of the Limpopo Province which   minutes on the JHB sector.       served on a porcelain plate as well as a
 Fuel capacity  8 583 litres / 14 350 lbs  3 210 litres / 5678 lbs  3 210 litres / 5678 lbs  2 500 litres / 4 484 lbs
         most significantly borders the famous                                 selection of lighter snacks. The drinks
 Maximum range  1 946 nm / 3 620 km  1107 nm / 2 050 km  1 000 nm / 1 800 km  1 400 nm / 2 500 km  Kruger National Park and the Blyde   SN: What facilities are available at the   service includes wine and beer and a
 Wing span  21.2 meters / 69’ 7’’   27.43 meters / 90’ 00”  25.89 meters / 84’ 11’’  17.6 meters / 57’ 11’’  River Canyon. CemAir’s service into   Hoedspruit Airport?   wide range of cold drinks as well as the
         Hoedspruit will offer a gateway for                                   option of tea or coffee.
 Length    26.77 meters / 87’ 10’’   25.68 meters / 84’ 25”  22.25 meters / 73’  17.6 meters / 57’ 10’’
         tourists to over 70 luxury lodges   MvdM: Eastgate Airport is located on
 Height  6.22 meters / 20’ 5”   7.49 meters / 24’ 57”  7.49 meters / 24’ 57”  4.6 meters / 14’ 10’’  and a wide range of wildlife housing   a portion of the Hoedspruit Air Force   CemAir plans to work closely with the
 Cabin height internal  1.85 meters / 6’ 1’’  1.83 meters / 6’ 01”  1.88 meters / 6’ 16”  1.8 meters / 5’ 11”  estates. The route is complementary to   base but the civilian passenger facility   Hoedspruit community and lodges and
         CemAir’s existing services to the Garden   is privately run. The airport offers all   hotels in the area to ensure that the
 Seat pitch  31 inches   31 inches  31 inches  30 inches  Route from JHB and Cape Town into   required services, including car rental   product adds value to the region and is
 Seat width  17 inches  17 inches  17 inches  17 inches  Plettenberg Bay further expanding the   services, banking facilities and a   positioned to support additional growth
 Equipment  Overhead luggage stowage  Overhead luggage stowage  Overhead luggage stowage  Underseat luggage stowage  attraction to the inbound international   restaurant. Local lodges are well geared   of tourism.
 Forward Galley  Rear Galley  Forward Galley  tourism market into South Africa.   to provide ground transportation to and
 Rear lavatory  Forward lavatory  Forward lavatory  from the airport with the guests game   The response from all sectors has been
         SN: How will the flight schedule work   lodge experience effectively starting from   overwhelmingly positive and sales have
         and what type of aircraft will CemAir be   the moment of disembarkation.  We are   gotten off to a promising start. The
 BOMBARDIER CRJ  BOMBARDIER DASH-8 Q300  operating on the routes?  also working with Federal Airlines for   consistent message from customers is
                                            them to provide a complementary and   they are delighted to have our friendly
         MvdM: Both routes will be operated   synchronised onward service directly to   and reliable service available in the
         daily on a CemAir CRJ which is a 50-seat   various lodges including the Pafuri region   region and that we can expect strong
         regional jet. CemAir owns a fleet of 10   in the north of the Park.   support from all.
         CRJ’s which are utilized on its schedule
         and contract operations. The aircraft   SN: What is CemAir’s plan for this route
         offers a single class cabin layout with a   and how has it been received by the
         spacious 31 inch seat pitch, a front galley   market?



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