Bitou Municipality and CemAir takes Plett Airport to new heights

A Johannesburg-based charter company. CemAir has kicked off flights from Plettenberg Bay to Johannesburg on 28 March 2014. The launch was done in partnership with Bitou Municipality.

Mr Kevin Grinacker, who was the master of ceremonies for the day, recalled the era of a gravel runway which Plettenberg Bay Airport had somewhat ±30 years ago and he was thrilled to be present at such a historic-and prestigious event.

The facilities in and around the terminal building has been improved with:

  • Check-in counter
  • Luggage handling and screening
  • Neatly designed waiting area
  • Catering for scheduled flights
  • Beautiful landscaping of the gardens
  • A new look for the building etc.

Plettenberg Bay Airport now boasts with a scheduled airline flying in over weekends, and it is foreseen that the demand for flights will increase and the frequency of flights will be expanded during the week. This will not only benefit the small minority that makes use of the Airport, but will indirectly linked to job creation.

Download the CemAir timetable: CemAir-Plett-Timetable

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CemAir now flies from Plett!

The scheduled arrival of flight 5Z902 has landing minutes ahead of schedule inbound from Cape Town.

Executive Mayor of Bitou, Councillor Memory Booysen was very delighted at the dawning of this day and as the highlight of the day was him signing the Memorandum of Understanding with Mr Miles van der Molen, CEO of Cemair He further stated that Bitou Council has identified 13 projects which they want to initiate during 2014, and Friday 28 March is seen as the first of those 13 projects to take flight.

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