July 23, 2018, Sandpoint, Idaho – Quest Aircraft announced today the appointment of National Airways Corporation (NAC) as an authorized dealer for the Kodiak in Southern and East Africa. Their territory includes Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Comoros, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. NAC is based at Lanseria International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Paul Branham, Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Quest Aircraft, noted, “We’re pleased to announce our partnership with NAC, and have complete confidence in their ability to represent and support the Kodiak in southern and east Africa. We believe there is fantastic potential for the Kodiak throughout the region. It’s a highly rugged aircraft, reliable, simple to maintain and boasts low operating economics.”
Martin Banner, CEO of NAC commented, “We are delighted that the leadership team at Quest recognizes our strengths and has appointed us to represent them in Southern and East Africa. We are convinced of Kodiak’s superior qualities and we look forward to establishing its rightful place in the market. With the launch of the new Series II aircraft, the timing of this announcement could not have been better and we look forward to working closely with Quest to achieve their success in our region.”
NAC is the largest general aviation company in Africa, offering a full range of aircraft and helicopter services, including sales, charter, maintenance, parts, international operations, air ambulance, aircraft leasing, pilot, technical and ATC training. NAC is the first South African aviation company that is an ISO 9001:2015 accredited company as well as the world’s first Flight Safety Foundation BARS Gold Standard operator.”
About Quest Aircraft Company
Quest Aircraft Company is dedicated to providing access to more people and more places by building the most rugged, reliable, turbine STOL aircraft in the business. For the past decade, the 10-seat Kodiak 100 has proven its versatility in a wide range of public, private, business and humanitarian applications. Today, the Kodiak 100 Series II continues that versatility while also boasting best-in-class safety and technology. Quest Aircraft continues to cultivate a global dealer and support network, providing customers assurance that their missions will be accomplished. The Kodiak is proudly built in Sandpoint Idaho, with a fleet of over 250 aircraft certified in over 55 countries around the globe. For additional information on Quest and the Kodiak, please visit questaircraft.com.
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