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Nationwide Airlines is an airline based in Lanseria, South Africa. Nationwide is South Africa's third full-service airline after South African Airways and Comair. The airline serves domestic and regional destinations as well as international flights to London Gatwick Airport using a Boeing 767-300ER. Its main base is OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg. A Boeing 747-400 of Virgin Atlantic Airways An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... Lanseria is a place in South Africa. ... South African Airways (SAA), using South African on their aircraft livery, is South Africas largest domestic and international airline company. ... Comair is an airline based in South Africa. ... Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW, ICAO: EGKK) is Londons second largest airport and the second busiest airport in the UK after Heathrow. ... The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeings Commercial Airplane division. ... OR Tambo International Airport (IATA: JNB, ICAO: FAJS) is a large airport near the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. ... City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ...

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History

The airline was founded in 1995 by Chief Executive Vernon Bricknell and began operating charter services within Africa for the United Nations and the World Food Programme, as well as ad hoc passenger and cargo charters. Domestic scheduled operations were started in December 1995 under Nationwide Airlines, which is now one of four companies within the group that consists of Nationwide Air Charter, Nationwide Aircraft Maintenance and Nationwide Aircraft Support. In 2003 it inaugurated an intercontinental service with widebody aircraft [2]. 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa. ... The United Nations (UN) is an international organization whose stated aims are to facilitate cooperation in international law, international security, economic development, social progress and human rights issues. ... // World Food Programme Hunger and undernutrition claim more lives than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined—25,000 people a day, one every four seconds. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Nationwide plans to expand its international operations with flights to Munich and possibly Shanghai or Beijing. A second 767 was to enter service in November 2006, however Nationwide failed to secure the purchase. Aircraft also under consideration for the longhaul routes are the Boeing 747-400 and Boeing 777-200ER. In February 2005, the airline began updating its fleet by introducing its first Boeing 737-500 into service. It thus became the first and only operator of the -500 type in South Africa. [3] Munich: Frauenkirche and Town Hall steeple Munich: St. ... Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin:  ; Wu (Long-short): ZÃ¥nhae; Shanghainese (IPA): ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China and the eighth largest in the world. ... Beijing [English Pronunciation] (Chinese: 北京 [Chinese Pronunciation]; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; IPA: ), a metropolis in northern China, is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Cargo 360 (IATA: GG, ICAO: GGC, and Callsign: Longhaul)[] is a cargo airline based in Seattle, Washington. ... The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661 ) is an aerospace and defense corporation headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA, TYO: 7661 ) is an aerospace and defense corporation headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular medium-range, narrowbody commercial passenger jet aircraft. ...


Destinations

Nationwide Airlines currently (March 2006) serves following destinations [citation needed]:

City motto: Spes Bona (Latin: Good Hope) Location of the City of Cape Town in Western Cape Province Province Western Cape Mayor Helen Zille Area  - % water 2,499 km² N/A Population  - Total (2004)  - Density Not ranked 2,893,251 1,158/km² Established 1652 Time zone SAST (UTC+2... Durban (Zulu: eThekwini (IPA: ) is the second most populous city in South Africa, forming part of the eThekwini metropolitan municipality. ... George is the administrative capital of the Western Cape Province, South Africa. ... City motto: Unity in Development Province Gauteng Mayor Amos Masondo Area  - % water 1,644 km² 0. ... A zebra in the Kruger National Park Kruger National Park is the largest game reserve in South Africa. ... Port Elizabeth is a city in South Africa, situated in the Eastern Cape Province, at 33°58′ S 25°36′ E. The city is located on Algoa Bay, and is one of the major seaports in South Africa. ... Memorial to David Livingstone Livingstone, main street Livingstone also Maramba is a town and provincial capital in Zambia, located about 10 km from Victoria Falls on the Zambezi River. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Gatwick Airport (IATA Airport Code: LGW, ICAO Airport Code: EGKK) is Londons second airport and the second largest airport in the UK after Heathrow. ...

Fleet

The Nationwide Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (at August 2006) [4] : 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The Boeing 727 is a mid-size, single-aisle (narrow-body) commercial jet airliner. ... The Boeing 727 is a mid-size, single-aisle (narrow-body) commercial jet airliner. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular medium-range, narrowbody commercial passenger jet aircraft. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular medium-range, narrowbody commercial passenger jet aircraft. ... The Boeing 767 is a commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeings Commercial Airplane division. ...

External links

  • Nationwide Airlines
  • Nationwide Airlines Fleet
  • Nationwide Airlines Passenger Opinions

References

  1. ^ Airline Codes November 2006
  2. ^ Flight International 12-18 April 2005
  3. ^ Airliner World, April 2005
  4. ^ Flight International, 3-9 October 2006

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Nationwide Airlines Website - Privacy and Legal (1252 words)
Nationwide Airlines reserves the right to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the site and to inform advertisers of such information as well as the number of users that have been exposed to or clicked on their advertising banners.
Nationwide Airlines is not responsible for any actions or policies of such third parties and users should check the applicable privacy policy of such party when providing personally identifiable information.
Also, upon a user's request, Nationwide Airlines will use commercially reasonable efforts to functionally delete the user and his or her personal information from its database; however, it may be impossible to delete a user's entry without some residual information because of backups and records of deletions.
General News of Monday, 20 January 2003 (815 words)
Allegation number two: Nationwide told the court that the respondents – SAA, SAX and SAL were engaged in an unlawful campaign to recruit its pilots and that its competitors were engaged in prohibited practices of an exclusionary nature.
Nationwide noted tat some of the prohibited practices related to certain agreements which their competitors have with travel agents to provide override commissions and other incentives.
On Nationwide Airline’s allegation that its competitors were inducing travel agents not to do business with them, the court noted that there was no evidence that competitors were perpetrating a prohibited practice with travel agents.
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