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CONTENTS                                                   EDITOR'S


                                                                                      NOTE


                                                                                      Welcome to the August/
                                   JOBURG                       BLOOMING
                                  ART FAIR                      BIOSPHERE             September issue of CemAir
                                                                                      Skynews. While June was a
                                                                                      tough month on the Garden
                              Africa's biggest                  The Garden            Route we can still look forward
                                 and best art                   Route was             with hope.
                                event to date                   officially awarded
                                                                UNESCO                At a fortuitous time and in
              PAGE 12                            PAGE 18        Biosphere status      celebration of regrowth the
                                                                                      Garden Route has been
                                                                                      awarded UNESCO Biosphere
                                                                                      status (page 18). This means
                THRIVING                        ON Y'ER BIKE                          that now almost a third of
            THORNYBUSH                                                                the Western Cape is under
                                                 Up your MTB                          biosphere protection which
               An excellent                            game                           helps with sustainable
                 bushveld                                                             support for industry and the
                experience                                                            environment.

                                PAGE 22                            PAGE 28            There are some fabulous MTB
                                                                                      routes throughout the Garden
                                                                                      Route and beyond and our
                                                                                      resident sports writer Andy
                             RIDING HIGH                        MILES HIGH            O’Sullivan unpacks what you
                                                                FINE FOOD             need to get on your bike (page
                                                                                      28).
                             MTB events
                             across the coun-                   CemAir's              Talking about growth —
                             try give back                      boutique inflight     CemAir has certainly grown.
                                                                catering              Today, you may be reading
                                                                                      this on the new route  from
              PAGE 30                            PAGE 34                              Cape Town or Johannesburg
                                                                                      to Hoedspruit. If you’re
                                                                                      wondering about where to
                                                                                      stay or planning for your next
               SHOOTING                        ON A LIGHTER                           trip be sure to read our story
                  STARS                               NOTE                            on the Thornybush Collection
                                                                                      (page 22), showcasing their
                                                                                      innovative service approach
                 The Iziko                         "Is it a bird?                     and unique engagement with
               Planetarium                        Is it a plane?                      eco-sustainability.
              undergoes an                              No!!!
                  upgrade                      It’s a Van Gogh!"
                                PAGE 40                            PAGE 46            Looking at the long-term future
                                                                                      of Africa, the Iziko Planetarium
                                                                                      in Cape Town recently
          REGUL ARS                          CEMAIR UPDATE                  6         underwent a multi-million rand
                                                                                      upgrade in line with the Iziko
                                                                            7
                                             CEMAIR NEWS
                                             ROUTE MAP & SAFETY INFO        8         museums mandate to grow
                                             CEMAIR’S FLEET                 9         the best science and research
                                             BUSINESS AND FINANCE           26        facilities on the continent. We
                                             TECH PAGE                      32        look at this upgrade on page
                                             SOUTH COAST & GARDEN ROUTE 38            40.
                                             EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT       42
                                             JUST FOR FUN                   44        And not forgetting the arts. The
                                             LETTERS TO CEMAIR              45        FNB Joburg Art Fair turns ten
                                                                                      this year and to mark a decade
                                                                                      of progress I look back at those
                                                                                      very early years of the fair’s
         CEMAIR SKYNEWS TEAM / PUBLISHER & SALES Lorna MacLeod / EDITOR Emma Jordan   growth, plus, Lucy McGarry,
         ART DIRECTOR Alice Evans JUNIOR DESIGNER Roxanne Conradie / ADMINISTRATION & SALES Kirsten   the curator of the 2017 South
         MacMillan CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Andy Sullivan, Chris Jordan, Lynette Dicey, René Connelly CEMAIR   African pavilion at Venice
         SERVICES Nicolene Myburgh COVER PHOTO Paradise by Robin Rhode                Biennale picks her top four
         Published by Mac Publishing & Consulting on behalf of CemAir. Contact +27 (0)44 533 0715, for   artists of the moment (page 12).
         advertising enquiries contact lorna@macpublishing.co.za / +27 (0)78 425 4382. For CemAir bookings
         and enquiries contact tickets@cemair.co.za / www.flycemair.co.za / +27 (0)861 CEMAIR (236 247)  So sit back, relax and happy
                                                                                      reading.
                                  the brainchild of me,  Alice, a graphic designer, designdesign,   a mother, a wife, a daughter, a sister, a friend  i am also
                                 visual artist, digital manipulator,
                                   creative, creator, daydreamer,  and in the face of deadlines
                                 thinker and all round ideas-girl. a contortionist. I have dogs,
                                 i have tattoos. Unconventional – yes. i breathe colour,
                                  a cat, two goldfish, a home, I pay taxes.
                                 think in shapes and when I design, it’s love that moves my hand love for the aesthetic,
                                  for typography, for bold lines and daring design. i get a kick out of composition  Emma
                                  and get goosebumps when I see visual harmony emerge on paper or pixel.
                                 i live to design and design to live.  What inspires me? Life, love,
                                 smiles, drinking coffee, modernity, clean lines borne of clever thought,
                                 art, illustrations, good food, great typography. Everything inspires,
                                  from manga, music, movies, a colour swatch to the shapes
                   MAC            the box. Break it down, turn it inside out and upside down
                                 of trees, birds on a wire.My ideas stem from simplicity
                                 I don’t just design, I create.  I think out of the box, I rethink
                                 a life less complicated and complemented by design that echoes such.
                                  so that at the end of it, it’s not a box but whatever it is
                                   endless love and reckless abandon.
                                  you want it to be.   Life’s short, live it with
                         Publishing
                                   paint your walls all shades
                                   Dance when people are watching,
                                  often, have fun
                                   of awesome, laugh
                                  and just
                                  be
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