National Airways Corporation was established in 1946, offering one of South Africa's first air charter services. Over the years the company has spread its wings, becoming the largest general aviation company in Africa and one of the largest of its kind in the world.

Offering a full range of aviation services and products to the fixed wing and helicopter markets, we specialize in aircraft sales, aircraft maintenance, avionics, parts sales, charter, international operations and pilot training.

From its headquarters at Lanseria Airport in Johannesburg, NAC operates a South African network of offices in Cape Town, Durban, Rand Airport in Johannesburg and Pretoria. We also have branches further afield in Botswana and Nigeria and internationally, Awesome Flight Logistics in Perth (Australia) and Specialised Aircraft Services in Wichita, USA. NAC Makana, our Cape Town Waterfront helicopter company, is a joint venture partnership between NAC and Makana Investments (Pty) Ltd.

In 1999 Imperial Holdings purchased a 62% share in NAC. Imperial Holdings is a mobility group listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. National Airways Corporation (Pty) Ltd is the operating company which is a 100% subsidiary of National Airways and Finance Corporation Limited.

NAC is an Independent Representative for Bell Helicopter, a Dealer for Robinson Helicopter, a Tecnam light aircraft agent, a Diamond Aircraft Regional Distribution Centre, exclusive sales agents for Pacific Aerospace and distributor for Daher-Socata. NAC prides itself on being one of the most professional aircraft sales organizations in the world, offering a range of the best new and used products in the industry. Our expert sales personnel have over 200 years of experience collectively and are geared to find the perfect aircraft for your mission requirements.

NAC Finance, specializing in value-added insurance and assurance products, ensure that our clients receive the best advice and service when purchasing their aircraft.

Professional full time pilots crew our fleet of charter aircraft, from executive jets, twin engine turbo prop and piston aircraft. In addition NAC offers both single and twin engine helicopter services for charter, contract and specialized helicopter missions.

NAC's International Operations division specializes in both short and long term contracts servicing aid agencies, the oil and gas market, freight handlers and regional airlines. Their expertise encompass off base operations which include flight operations and aircraft maintenance. NAC offers the full range of maintenance services for both fixed wing aircraft and helicopters. Accreditation by 12 different Civil Aviation Authorities, including the South African CAA as well as American FAA, allows NAC Maintenance to provide service to customers in many different countries. Our engine workshop allows us to offer the complete maintenance and overhaul service for Rolls-Royce engines at Rand Airport. NAC is a Recommended Maintenance Facility for Pratt and Whitney, Canada and we are the only Rolls-Royce approved Model 250 Engine Series repair and overhaul facility in sub-Sahara Africa.

NAC Parts Divisions at Lanseria and Rand Airport offer a wide spectrum of products and services to the general aviation community. We hold extensive inventories of the products for which we are the direct distributors, agents or franchise holders. These extensive inventories are distributed from our warehouses and through our wholly owned procurement subsidiary located at the heart of the aircraft industry in Wichita, Kansas.

Through NAC's acquisition of 43 Air School we have become the largest pilot and technical trainer of aviation personnel in the Southern Hemisphere. Fully residential airline pilot training is carried out at our dedicated airfield in Port Alfred and Bulembu on the south east coast in South Africa. NAC also has a 43 Advanced Air School located at Lanseria where experienced pilots are able to carry out concurrent training and type conversions on our F28 and King Air 200 simulators. NAC's Flight School at Rand Airport specializes in ab initio and advanced helicopter training, and is one of the only Bell factory approved training schools in the world.

NAC is an ISO 9001:2008 approved company.