New company called “Airteam Aviation” launched at Wonderboom Airport.
Blue Chip Flight School has been operating from Wonderboom Airport for the past 16 years since 1996.
FlyJetstream Aviation has been operating as a charter company from Wonderboom, Lanseria and Oliver Tambo Airport for the past 7 years since 2005.
Blue Chip Flight School, FlyJetstream Aviation and Chris Briers,have decided to merge, to form a new company called Airteam Holdings. The new Airteam venture will base its Head office at Wonderboom Airport and will specialise in the aviation market to provide a full spectrum of:
The Shareholders and Directors of the brand new Airteam Holdings are Erik Kraaij, Chris Briers, Hennie Coetzee, Henk Kraaij and Walter Warden. This team provides a wealth of skills and knowledge with individuals specialising in Business Management, Aviation Management, Pilot Training, Accounting and AircraftSales.
Erik Kraaij has been in the business environment for 25 years excelling in the service industry and business environment where he served on directors level for various companies including King Pie Holdings, Royal Sechaba, Baytree Foods, Flyjetstream Aviation, Blue Chip Flight School etc. Erik has his private pilot’s license and has been closely involved with Flyjetstream and BlueChip for the past four years. Erik will be heading up the company as CEO focusing on innovation in aviation.
Chris Briers has been in the Aviation business environment for more than 20 years and was the founder and CEO of Naturelink where he gained experience in all aspects of general aviation. He currently holds SACAA and FAA ATPL licenses on fixed wing aircraft and SACAA helicopter license, and is active on the South African air show circuit. Chris will be the COO of the company ensuring only the best in all aspects that aviation can offer.
Hennie Coetzee was the Managing Director and one of the founding members of FlyJetstream Aviation. He studied his B-com degree through the University of Pretoria where he obtained a degree in Aviation Management in 2001. He then trained to become a Commercial Pilot and he currently holds an Airline Transport License with a Grade 2 Instructors rating. Hennie’s mission is to continually adapt Airteam’s training division in order to stay abreast of the latest and modern training requirements.
Walter Warden is the owner of a variety of businesses and an entrepreneur, with a love and passion for aviation, and qualification in Business Security and Risk Management, and International business trade interest. Walter will be focussing on international growth, innovation in technology and growth in South Africa as well as the rest of Africa.
Henk Kraaij has been in Aviation for the past 10 years. He has been part of the Management team of Flyjetstream Aviation and Blue Chip Flight School for the past 4 years. He has a degree in BCom Financial Management and has a huge passion for aviation. Henk will be heading up the new Airteam’s Charter division to ensure the level of professionalism expected by our clients.
The Airteam Companies will occupy various hangars at Wonderboom Airport where the different divisions can provide their services in a professional environment. The Holding Company will be situated on the first floor in the main terminal building at the airport.
The Team is excited and they are looking forward to establish a company where team work ensures the best service and value for money in the aviation industry.
With the plans around Wonderboom airport receiving international status, extending the runways etc, the timing could not have been better!
The company address is as follows:
Airteam Pty Ltd
Office Nr 7
Main Terminal Building
+27 (0) 83 279 7853
+27 (0) 12 543 0060
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