Velvet Sky Aviation (Durban) is a new low-fare airline based in South Africa. The inaugural flight took off from OR Tambo Airport Airport in Johannesburg on March 22, 2011 on the the Johannesburg-Durban route, with the Johannesburg-Cape Town route following shortly afterwards.
Established in 2009 by a diverse group of local businessmen, Velvet Sky is South Africa’s first 100% Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) airline company.
Velvet Sky will be operating three 148-seat Boeing 737-300 aircraft which have been sourced from international aircraft leasing company Aergo.
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