Johannesburg O.R. Tambo International Airport

The busiest airport in Africa, with extermely long runways and good viewing facilities (through glass, and a few seats would be nice), with a few airlines that I'd never heard of before. Some shots of the domestic ramp were taken from the roof of the airport hotel that we stayed at (with their permission!). Photos were taken on 23rd September except where noted.

Introduction to airlines in South Africa

Comair operates the British Airways franchise and also owns and operates Kulula. Mango is a subsidiary of state-owned South African Airways (SAA), as are Airlink and SA Express. Safair is owned by ASL Aviation, and is the famed Lockheed L-100 Hercules operator - its low cost airline is FlySafair. CemAir is an operator of smaller airliners, with very discretely marked aircraft. Fastjet was once owned by easyJet, but is now an independent grouping of airlines in several southern African countries.

Operator Aircraft Reg'n Thumbs Notes
Air Austral Boeing 737-800 F-ONGB  
Air Botswana ATR-72-500 A2-ABR  
Air Corridor Boeing 737-200 Adv C9-BAM Ominously close to the fire training area. 12/9/2018
Air Mauritius Airbus A350-900 3B-NBQ  
Air Seychelles Airbus A320 S7-SIL  
Air Zimbabwe Airbus A320 Z-WPM "Stored" here since 2014.
Air Zimbabwe Boeing Boeing 767-200ER Z-WPE  
Bird Strike Avoidance dog      
British Airways (Comair) Boeing 737-400 ZS-OAR  
British Airways (Comair) Boeing 737-400 ZS-OTG  
British Airways (Comair) Boeing 737-400 ZS-OTH  
British Airways (Comair) Boeing 737-800 ZS-ZWG  
British Airways (Comair) Boeing 737-800 ZS-ZWH  
British Airways (Comair) Boeing 737-800 ZS-ZWP  
British Airways (Comair) Boeing 737-800 ZS-ZWV  
Cathay Pacific Airways Boeing 777-300ER B-KPY  
CemAir Beech 1900D ZS-CMI  
CemAir Beech 1900D ZS-CMN  
CemAir Bombardier CRJ-200 ZS-CMH  
CemAir Bombardier Dash-8-100 ZS-DHC  
Delta Air Lines Boeing 777-200LR N707DN Arriving from Atlanta - currently the world's 9th longest scheduled route.
Emirates Boeing 777-300ER A6-ECS 12/9/2018
Emirates Boeing 777-300ER A6-ECW  
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800 ET-APM 12/9/2018
Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 A6-BLS  
FastJet Embraer ERJ-145MP ZS-DFC  
FastJet Zimbabwe Embraer ERJ-145LR Z-FJF  
Federal Air Cessna 208B Grand Caravan ZS-DGH  
FlySafair Boeing 737-400 ZS-JRE  
FlySafair Boeing 737-400 ZS-JRK  
FlySafair Boeing 737-400 ZS-JRL  
FlySafair Boeing 737-800 ZS-SJR  
Kenya Airways Boeing 737-800 5Y-CYD  
Kenya Airways Boeing Charleston 787-8 5Y-KZB  
KLM Cargo (Martinair Cargo) Boeing 747-400F ER PH-CKA 12/9/2018
Kulula Boeing 737-400 ZS-OAP Flying 102 livery 12/9/2018
Kulula Boeing 737-800 ZS-ZWA  
Kulula Boeing 737-800 ZS-ZWB  
Kulula Boeing 737-800 ZS-ZWD  
Kulula Boeing 737-800 ZS-ZWO Europcar livery
Kulula Boeing 737-800 ZS-ZWQ Fly Well livery
Lufthansa Cargo McDonnell Douglas MD-11F D-ALCE  
Malawian Airlines Boeing 737-700 ET-ARB  
Mango Boeing 737-800 ZS-SJB  
Mango Boeing 737-800 ZS-SJC 18/9/2018
Mango Boeing 737-800 ZS-SJF  
Mango Boeing 737-800 ZS-SJL  
Mango Boeing 737-800 ZS-SJM  
Mango Boeing 737-800 ZS-SJN  
Mango Boeing 737-800 ZS-SJP  
Private Beech 200 Super King Air ZS-NHX  
Private Beech B200 Super King Air ZS-LFW  
Private Cessna 550 Citation II ZS-SUA  
Private Dornier 328 JET ZS-AAK  
Private Pilatus PC-12-47E ZS-TKA  
Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300ER A7-BAC  
Rwandair Airbus A330-200 9XR-WN  
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) Cargo (ACT Airlines) Boeing 747-400(BDSF) TC-ACG  
Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus A350-900 9V-SMC  
Singapore Airlines (SIA) Cargo Boeing 747-400F 9V-SFO  
South African Airlink BAE Avro RJ-85 ZS-SSI 12/9/2018
South African Airlink BAE Avro RJ-85 ZS-SYO  
South African Airlink BAE Avro RJ-85 ZS-TCO  
South African Airlink Embraer 170LR ZS-YBA 12/9/2018
South African Airlink Embraer 190AR ZS-YAA 1st photo 12/9/2018
South African Airlink Embraer 190AR ZS-YAC  
South African Airlink Embraer 190AR ZS-YAJ 1st photo 12/9/2018
South African Airlink Embraer 190AR ZS-YAK 12/9/2018
South African Airlink Embraer ERJ-135ER ZS-TCB  
South African Airlink Embraer ERJ-135LR ZS-OTN  
South African Airlink Embraer ERJ-135LR ZS-OUV  
South African Airlink Embraer ERJ-135LR ZS-SNV 12/9/2018
South African Airlink Embraer ERJ-140LR ZS-ALF  
South African Airlink Embraer ERJ-140LR ZS-ALN  
South African Airlink Embraer ERJ-140LR ZS-ALO  
South African Airlink Embraer ERJ-140LR ZS-ALP  
South African Airways Airbus A319 ZS-SFG  
South African Airways Airbus A319 ZS-SFH  
South African Airways Airbus A319 ZS-SFI  
South African Airways Airbus A320 ZS-SZA  
South African Airways Airbus A320 ZS-SZB  
South African Airways Airbus A320 ZS-SZC  
South African Airways Airbus A320 ZS-SZD  
South African Airways Airbus A320 ZS-SZF 1st photo 12/9/2018
South African Airways Airbus A320 ZS-SZG 12/9/2018
South African Airways Airbus A320 ZS-SZI 1st photo 12/9/2018
South African Airways Airbus A330-200 ZS-SXX  
South African Airways Airbus A330-200 ZS-SXZ  
South African Airways Airbus A330-300 ZS-SXI  
South African Airways Airbus A330-300 ZS-SXM  
South African Airways Airbus A340-300 ZS-SXF  
South African Cargo Boeing 737-300F ZS-TGG  
South African Express Bombardier CRJ-200ER ZS-NME  
South African Express Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 ZS-YBT 12/9/2018
South African Express Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 ZS-YBU  
Star Air Cargo Boeing 737-300 ZS-VDP  
Swiss International Air Lines Airbus A340-300 HB-JMA  
TAAG Angola Airlines Boeing 777-300ER D2-TEH  
Turkish Airlines Airbus A330-300 TC-JNZ  

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