The aviation industry in South Africa: A historical overview

29 Jun 2017

The insatiable needs of man necessitated his movement from one place to another and one major means by which he has been doing this is by flying in the aeroplane. The article traces the history of civil aviation in South Africa, exploring the various phases of development which the industry has gone through. It concludes that the aviation industry is indispensable to the development of tourism in South Africa and should therefore be given the proper attention it deserves.