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Air BP new market entry in Angola with Sonangol

A technical services agreement between Air BP and Sonangol, the state-owned oil company in Angola, marks Air BP’s entry into the country and expands its footprint in Africa, one of the fastest-growing aviation regions over the next 20 years according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). As part of the technical services agreement, Air BP will support Sonangol...

First two ATR 72-600s for Angola Bestfly signed

Nuno Pereira, CEO and Founder of Bestfly, the Angola-based aviation services company, signed for the company’s first two ATR 72-600 regional aircraft at a ceremony held at Toulouse Francazal Airport, France, at ATR headquarters, on Friday 2nd August. The twin-engine, turbo-prop regional airliners, which have been leased from ACIA Aero Capital group, represent a first of this t...

First business aviation company in Angola achieved IS-BAO Stage 2 is Bestfly

Bestfly, the Angola-based aviation services company, has achieved IS-BAO, International Standard for Business Aviation Operators, Stage 2. This is the first time an Angolan business aviation company has been awarded the status, which is designed to help flight departments and operators achieve a high level of safety and professionalism. It also makes Bestfly one of the very few companies in Africa...

Bestfly enters rotary market with addition of two Leonardo AW139 helicopters in partnership with Héli-Union.

Bestfly, the Angola-based aviation services company has entered the rotary market with the addition of two Leonardo AW139 helicopters to its Luanda-based fleet in partnership with Héli-Union. The Bestfly/Héli-Union partnership is operating the machines for an undisclosed leading energy supplier with numerous on and off shore locations in Angola. They will be used predominantly for me...

Bestfly gains Angolan AOC

Bestfly based in Angola has been awarded an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) by the Angola Civil Aviation Authority. The certificate, which was issued in October 2015, enables Bestfly to offer third party charters out of Angola with its managed fleet of seven Angolan-registered aircraft – all of which have been inducted under the AOC. The AOC took two years to achieve and required Bestfl...