Pula Aviation, the majority shareholder of Pula Aviation Services, has acquired a shareholding in Johannesburg, South Africa-based air charter company, Pambele Aviation.
Pambele Aviation provides fully managed air charter services throughout southern Africa including Botswana, RSA, Mozambique and Namibia.
In announcing the transaction, Pula Aviation’s managing director, Nick Brown said, “The Pula Group owns and operates a growing number of safari lodges and game reserves within Southern Africa. Pambele Aviation has supported those properties with high quality aircraft management and bespoke transfers for guests traveling to these remote locations where local knowledge and expertize is vital to ensure they arrive safely at their destination. It is a natural progression of our strong relationship with the team at Pambele Aviation that we have now taken a stake in the business.”
Director of Pambele Aviation, Francois Joubert said, “I am delighted that Pula Aviation has shown its confidence in the services provided by Pambele Aviation. We have ambitious plans to expand our fleet and service offering and welcome the opportunity to work with Pula Aviation as we bring those expansion plans to fruition.”
Pula Aviation Services operates a stable of business aviation entities including Centreline, Capital Air Ambulance and ASG.