About Airwork Africa

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The Airwork Group

Based in South Africa at Wonderboom Airport, Pretoria, Airwork Africa has a unique depth of experience and capability in operating in remote and austere environments across the African continent. Our industry-leading capabilities in this highly specialised field enable us to provide comprehensive turnkey aviation services. Airwork have been successfully operating in Africa since 2005 and Airwork Africa was formed in 2014 and its purpose is to provide a foothold in Africa and to further facilitate the diverse range of aviation services. Contracts supported over this time include powerline, construction, offshore oil and gas exploration, seismic drilling programmes, support for the development of a large West African mining project and other complex exploration projects.

We are a very capable and dynamic company with the support from our globally located engineers and operations.  Our resources are able to reach and place assets and personnel to suit client requirements throughout Africa.

Airwork holds the only STC for the BK117-850D2.  The BK117-850D2 offers an economical way to meet Category A/Class 1 requirements that dramatically enhance the performance, safety and capabilities of the helicopter for the benefit of the operator and its clients.

 

  • Multi-role configuration of the BK117 Helicopter
  • High Density Seating
  • Lifting
  • Fire Fighting
  • EMS
  •  SAR
  • IFR/NVG

Our Divisions

Airwork Africa is a member of the Airwork Group. Airwork began its operations out of Wellington in 1936 and has continually evolved and innovated to meet the needs of the constantly evolving aviation market. The divisions of the Airwork Group are focused in three distinct areas of the aviation industry:

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Helicopter engineering and support

Airwork has a unique depth of experience and capability in helicopter engineering and maintenance support that distinguishes us in the global aviation market. Our industry-leading capabilities in this highly specialised field enable us to provide comprehensive turnkey aviation...

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Helicopter leasing and sales

The Airwork Group operates a substantial fleet of helicopters leased out on contracts ranging from emergency and police operations to commercial operations and oil exploration projects in bases throughout Africa, New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific.

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Charter and fixed wing operations and engineering

Airwork Africa Flight Operations are industry-leading experts in all facets of flight operations and engineering support for our own fleet as well as other operators. We are specialists providing aircraft and flight operations services to all...