What We Do

What We Do

Flying into the African bush is a once in a lifetime experience. South Africa’s stunning natural landscape is never better showcased than from the air. Although the full Federal Airlines experience is not limited to your time in the air. Instead it is a full journey, with VIP service at every turn. From being collected at OR Tambo International and experiencing personalized check in to settling in our tranquil outdoor lounge and walking straight onto the tarmac to board, flying with Federal Airlines redefines what you thought you knew about air travel.


Federal Airlines offers a premium point to point shuttle service. We also offer highly customizable charter flights for both business and leisure travelers. Our offering and points of service have all been tailored and perfected to provide the best possible assistance to tour operators and top level luxury safari lodges.


Federal Airlines offers daily shuttles to South Africa’s most popular safari reserves. This includes luxury safari lodges based in Sabi, Kruger, Timbavati, Phinda and Madikwe. The flights are complemented by our exclusive shuttle service offering.

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Charter flights through Bateleur for corporate and leisure travelers are tailored to meet your every need. Our team will ensure a safe, efficient and punctual flight to a destination of your choice.


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Whether you are flying on shuttle or have chosen to enjoy a charter aircraft all to yourself, guests flying with Federal Airlines enjoy the following excellent services, ensuring that their Federal Airlines travel experience is safe and seamless:

  • Friendly, efficient and complimentary Meet and Greet service
  • Premium lounge, shower facilities and complimentary food and beverages for all passengers
  • Complimentary Excess Luggage storage Facilities available at the departure lounge for (return flights only)
  • Quick and efficient boarding and disembarking due to direct access to aircraft
  • Boutique shopping
  • Free internet access
  • The only outdoor lounge area at OR Tambo International Airport