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CEMAIR UPDATE  Rare Earth supplied storage for the   Support also came from Kimberley
          supplies to be housed in Plett, as well   where Jahn Hohne, upon hearing of the   14 June 2017
          as contributing their own donations to   disaster and the aid that was required,
          the aid relief effort. The list goes on.  mobilised his pilots and jet, flying in   Dear Mr. van der Molen,

                                            what they could to the region.These
 Corporate Social Responsibility  All these donations came from   are just a few examples of many that   On behalf of the Ratepayers
                                                                                 Association, and in fact the whole
                                            we could point out to highlight the
          Johannesburg, Cape Town and Margate
                                                                                 Plett community, I would like to thank
          and CemAir was very happy to play its
                                            unlimited kindness of strangers and
 CEMAIR AND THE FIRE RELIEF  part in getting it all to Plettenberg Bay.   friends, who have given a new energy   you and your whole team for the
                                                                                 invaluable assistance you gave in the
          Flight after CemAir flight was loaded
                                            and meaning to the words ‘community
                                                                                 recent fire disaster. We are aware of
                                            spirit’, and CemAir is very proud to be a
          with goods which were then deployed
          from Plett Airport to the medical and
                                                                                 you flew in and how readily you gave
          fire professionals and volunteers   part of that.                      the large amount of relief supplies
          working on the ground.                                                 assistance where needed - even down
 The fire that wreaked havoc in Knysna,   said Nicolene Myburgh, Head of   Invuyani Safety, who donated 102   to you manning your fire tender when
 Plett and other towns along the Garden   Schedule Services for CemAir. “Almost   pairs of firefighter gloves that were   it was needed in Kranshoek!
 Route in the first few weeks of June   immediately we were inundated with   needed for the scores of local men and
 was an unimaginable disaster. The   supplies. To give you an idea of the   women who volunteered and worked   Thank you too for arranging for
 experts are estimating that the eventual   size of the response, we flew in over 50   tirelessly on the front line, ensuring   the donations of medical supplies,
 financial toll of the catastrophe will   tonnes of donated goods."  flare ups were defused swiftly; over   CEMAIR NEWS  including oxygen bottles and
 exceed R4bn, but that figure doesn’t   100 fire safety suits, 16 Fire Survive Kit   protective gear.
 represent the priceless loss of life,   Included in the supplies that were   Bags and many pairs of gloves were   KATLEGO FLIES UPFRONT
 homes, and livelihoods that so many   donated was urgent medical   donated by Charnaud, the leading   In addition your fund raising
 have suffered. No figure could.   equipment, firefighting protective   global suppliers of fire safety protective   organisation even in Johannesburg is
 clothing and even food for animals and   clothing. Charnaud Fire Expert, Denzil   acknowledged and appreciated.
 During the fires and in the immediate   residents who were affected by the   Norkie, was flown in from Cape Town
 aftermath the generosity of the human   fires.   by CemAir to do a safety presentation   Your scheduled operation has been
 spirit right across South Africa shone   to key members of the fire support     a real boon to Plett since inception,
 through the devastation to offer   “In addition to the public, some of   team; Dischem were able to provide   and it is in times like these, when
 equipment, food, clothing, money and   whom organised hugely effective   boxes of medical supplies including   the community pulls together, that
 so much more.   drives to collect relief effort donations,”   mobile oxygen tanks, eye wash, trauma   the true character of people like
 continues Myburgh. “Our CemAir   medical kits, asthma pumps and scores          yourselves shines out bright and
 When CemAir sent out a call for   partners were also very generous,   of Vitamin B capsules, amongst other   clear.
 assistance via our social media   for instance, Swissport ground staff   necessities; Silverlab, the revolutionary
 platforms the response was incredible.   donated medical supplies and San   liquid silver treatment donated 12 boxes   We look forward to a long and fruitful
 “We posted on social media that   Lameer sent over bags of dog food.”  of spray liquid, 4 boxes of healing gel   association with CemAir.
 donations could be dropped at our   and 2 boxes of nasal spray; Sasfin went
 hangar at OR Tambo and CemAir   The overwhelming response stretched   ‘Beyond a Bank’ by donating over 30   Once again, many thanks,
 would fly the supplies into Plett,”   right across the country including   boxes of clothing, food and supplies;
                                                                                 Neville Peterson
            Dear Jenene and Marc,                                                Plettenberg Bay Ratepayers &
                                                                                 Residents Association
            Thank you so much for the great opportunity that you offered my son. You   Email:
            have really turned his dream into reality.

            I have no more words to express myself and his feeling after the whole
            experience of him flying from the cockpit. I am so excited, this is an
            experience of a life time.

            People are so amazed and keep asking how this happened; my answer to
            them is, “When you are a loyal customer to someone, you don’t know what
            blessings awaits you”.

            Now my family, friends, colleagues and church mates know that there is an
            airline that truly cares for its customers and community at large.

            Many thanks to Daniel, Theo and the cabin crew members for taking care
            of my son, teaching him all the techniques, procedures and all the other
            things that he learned in flight. Please let me know as soon as there are
            programs that will be in place where he can learn more about aviation. I am
            excited about having an ongoing relationship with CemAir.

            I will keep on flying CemAir, because it is the best airline ever.

            Thank you so much, kind regards,
            Neo Mhangwana
 CemAir flew in over 50 tonnes of relief aid to Plett Airport   Jahn Hohne's private jet off-loading medical   Alexander Forbes Retail Holdings (Pty) Ltd
 for distribution to Knysna and Plettenberg Bay.  supplies from Dischem.

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