Here at Fireblade Aviation we are committed to conservation, community, culture and commerce as the four pillars by which we can effect change and improve the lives and futures of others. Read on to keep up to date with all of our news, initiatives and exciting human interest stories as we strive to chart a new, community-centric way forward for aviation.

Welcoming the world to Africa

At the core of Fireblade Aviation’s turnkey aviation services offering lies our purpose-built private facility located at OR Tambo International, Africa’s busiest airport. Perfectly situated to welcome South Africa to the world and the world to South Africa, there are several reasons why our location is perfect for pilots [...]

COVID-19 Customer Update South Africa

Dear Customers, On the 16th of September 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa will move to a Level 1 lockdown protocol as of the 21st of September 2020. This is the least restrictive lockdown level in our Government’s COVID-19 risk management strategy. As part of the announcement it [...]

Fireblade Aviation teams up with Gift of the Givers

In February 2021, the Northern Cape district experienced the greatest flood since the 1970’s. This disastrous flood caused damage to the infrastructure of many villages, and left small settlements stranded as the bridges to larger towns were destroyed in the flood. When helicopter pilot and Director of Operations at Fireblade [...]

BrightRock Battle of the Sports Challenge

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire” – Nelson Mandela Inspired by this powerful quote from Nelson Mandela, we are proud to announce our sponsorship of the BrightRock Battle of the Sports Challenge. What is the BrightRock Battle of the Sports Challenge? The [...]

First international flights are welcomed

Fireblade Aviation last week processed its first international flights at the Fireblade terminal at O. R. Tambo International Airport. The seven-star facility successfully handled international tourists arriving in South Africa. This marks the culmination of years of effort following a rigorous approval process and is a significant milestone for Fireblade, [...]

Fireblade Aviation aids cyclone-hit Mozambique

May 2019 – Fireblade Aviation were contracted by the Mozambican Government and UNICEF to assist in flood relief operations following the devastating Cyclone Idai. Described as one of the most destructive tropical cyclones to affect Africa, Cyclone Idai impacted over 3 million people across Mozambique, Madagascar, Malawi and Zimbabwe. ZS-EOS [...]


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