|Customs Now Available at Jo-burg’s Fireblade FBO
Fireblade Aviation, an FBO that opened at South Africa’s O.R. Tambo Int. Airport in 2014, has handled its first international flight, marking the culmination of years of effort & a rigorous approval process, according to the company. Present at the event were officials from the South African Revenue Service and the South African Police Service to provide the required government clearance for the flight.“We are excited to service international movements, which will complement our current domestic aircraft movements & enable Fireblade Aviation to fulfill its intended potential,” said company CEO Jonathan Oppenheimer. International handling at the Johannesburg area FBO is done through a sterile customs & immigration facility designed by & under the control of the government, located on the ground floor of the Fireblade terminal, adjacent to the business lounge.