September 2016 – To celebrate Botswana’s 50th anniversary of independence, Wilderness Air was proud to take part in the Gaborone International Air Show on Saturday 24 September, giving 39 children from underprivileged homes the special opportunity to enjoy a short flight over Gaborone
On the 11th December 2015 Elfrieda Kirsten, Marcelle Janse van Rensburg, Philip Hite and Jurie Moolman took part in The Nedbank Desert Dash, a 24 hour, 396 km MTB challenge crossing the world’s oldest desert.
February 2015 – Wilderness Air Botswana is pleased to announce plans to increase its fleet with the addition of seven brand new GA8 Airvans. The first of the new aircraft, A2 – RNO Tshukudu, was delivered on 19 February 2015 and will take to the skies from the beginning of March. A fu
Meet Rose Mabiza, who joined Wilderness Air Botswana after completing her flight training in 2016 (she was one of just 15 students in the inaugural class at a start-up flying school called International Aviation Solutions | IAS – Aviation Academy).
Rose cites the company’s team spirit and the willingness of every Wilderness Air employee to help each other to grow, not just as aviators but as individuals, as one of the most rewarding aspects of her role.
Rose is a great inspiration to other local women interested in becoming pilots and has helped to raise the expectations of Motswana women in the workplace. She has also helped connect a great many of Wilderness Safaris guests to its camps, and is a valued member of the Wilderness Air team in Botswana.
Lovely to host you, Lauren The Travel Manuel!So a large part of the thrill and excitement of going to Botswana's Okavango Delta and Linyanti Concession was getting to travel to the various camps with these Wilderness Air Africa planes or 'bush taxi's of the air'. I won't lie, I felt quite green on all my short flights but nothing that ginger ale couldn't solve. And with an epic pilot like Mike, views like these and a co-pilot seat in these beauties, does a journey in the air get any better?