Newsletter September 2017
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Newsletter September 2017

Newsletter Time!!!!

 

Below you will read about new developments and activities the WAIG committee is busy with, including feedback on the progress of previous matters.

Security at Wonderboom remains a challenge however we as WAIG are confident that it is moving in the right direction. Should you pick up any issues, please do not hesitate to contact airport management in this regard on the details we sent out earlier this month and should your complaint not be addressed please contact us.

We are glad to inform you that the Pay Parking Machines will soon be upgraded and you would be able to pay your parking with a Credit Card which will be more convenient for all.

We are aware that fuel at the airport is an ongoing struggle, the end of the current tender is due soon, WAIG submitted a letter to City of Tshwane to propose a possible solution to improve the current situation and it is currently under their consideration.

It is with great excitement and pleasure to inform you that Wonderboom National Airport and WAIG will be hosting its first annual Fly-In on Sunday the 29th of October 2017.

As a valuable WAIG member we invite you to make use of this wonderful network opportunity to showcase your company on the day at no cost, to fellow aviators that fly in for the day. To add value we are planning static displays and flips on vintage aircraft, a percentage of money raised on the Fly-in will go towards a charity organisation Rock of Hope. For more information please visit, www.placeofsafety.co.za/nurseries/rock-of-hope/.

We also invite you to consider sponsoring an amount of R2 000.00, the funds accumulated will be used by WAIG to market the event and to cover the cost of the logistics.
In return:

  • Your logo will be included in all promotional and marketing material.
  • Your company will be recognised pre and post the event.

Deadline to inform us in writing of sponsorship will be 5th of October 2017 at 17h00.
The media will be invited to cover the event.

We have already confirmed that landing, approach, Pax and parking fees will be waived by Wonderboom National Airport for the day (subject to a registration process); therefore, please invite your aviator friends to join us for a fun-filled day. WAIG is busy negotiating a better fuel price for the day for the visiting aircraft and we will send the details once it has been confirmed with the sponsor.

This is our first event of this nature and we will appreciate any input from our members in making this day a success.

We will be sending through more information as we confirm arrangements, please inform us timeously should you want to get involved.
Help us to help you! Please forward any outstanding issues or concerns you may have relevant to Wonderboom Airport, we would like to compile and correlate a list, which will be submitted to WBNA management. Thereafter WAIG will monitor and follow up on the status of each issue listed.

TIME TO BRAAI
It is also time for our quarterly WAIG braai, kindly sponsored by CAASA. Our planned guest speaker will be the City Manager of the City Of Tshwane Mr Moeketsi Mosola. We want to thank our airport E.D. Mr Jabulani Mapumulo for arranging this. I would like to encourage you all to attend, as our new City Manager is a very dynamic man with great aspirations for the airport and am sure you will find his enthusiasm encouraging. The details are as follows:

 

Venue: Villa San Giovanni Conference room
Date: 19 October 2017
Time: 16:45 – 20:00
Cost: Donation of your choice
Program:
17:00 CAASA introduction
17:15 City Manager
17:50 Questions
18:00 Braai

Thank you to all our members that have paid and are up to date with their membership fees. Unfortunately there is still a few outstanding. If you have not received an invoice please contact us. Please see below our fee structure.
Membership Fees
Casual member:
• Any person interested or involved in aviation, at Wonderboom Airport, Pretoria qualifies for membership. (Registered businesses are excluded).
• Annual Fee, R300.00 per member.
Aircraft and or hangar owners at Wonderboom Airport:
• Any owner and/or shareholder of any aircraft hangered at WBNA or owns/lets a hangar at Wonderboom Airport qualifies.
• In the event of more than one owner or shareholder, both can apply for separate membership.
• Annual fee, R 1000.00 per member.
Businesses
• Any business at or around Wonderboom Airport that is involved in aviation (directly or indirectly) can apply, businesses are broken up according to the
“ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT CODES OF GOOD PRACTICE of OCTOBER 2012” sliding scale.
Small Business: Up To R5 Million Turnover = Membership fee R3 000.00
Medium Business: R5 -35 Million Turnover = Membership Fee R5 000.00
Large Business: R50+ Million Turnover = Membership Fee R10 000.00

Please note membership is voluntary.
We would like to thank all our WAIG members for their continued support, together we can take Wonderboom Airport from strength to strength.

Should you have any queries please contact us on info@waig.co.za
C. Maiorana – Chairman

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