Tourist charter flight demand goes into orbit

Fireblade Aviation, 10 years old this year, says business is booming thanks mainly to travellers who want to skip the long drive to their safari lodge

07 July 2024 - 00:00

Fireblade Aviation, the private aviation and charter company established by the Oppenheimer family, is soaring on a rising wave of demand for luxury charter services — and is kicking itself for not doing even better. ..

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