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|Hubs||King Mswati III International Airport (Manzini)|
|Parent company||Royal Swazi National Airways Corporation (RSNAC)|
|Key people||Guillermo Barrios, acting CEO|
Nokuthula Mthembu, chairman of RSNAC
Swazi Airways was an Swazi airline based at King Mswati III International Airport in Manzini. It is the successor to Royal Swazi National Airways and is fully owned by the Swaziland Government. The airline had stated in September 2016 that it would commence flights in November, flying from Manzini to destinations in South Africa and Zimbabwe. It was closed down in July 2017.
In 2013, the Royal Swazi National Airways Corporation was revived in order to create a new national airline. The former flag carrier of Swaziland, Royal Swazi National Airways, had collapsed in 1999. The Ministry of Public Works and Transport appointed Nokuthula Mthembu as chairman of the corporation.
Swazi Airways took delivery of a Boeing 737-300 in February 2016. However, in September the airline said that it would begin operations in November using regional, 50-seater aircraft. Short-haul flights to South Africa and Zimbabwe were to be operated initially.
Swazi Airways was a subsidiary of the Royal Swazi National Airways Corporation, which is fully owned by the Swaziland Government. The acting CEO of the airline was Guillermo Barrios, a Venezuelan-Canadian.
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