All African Airways World Tour

Welcome to the All African Airways 'Great Eastern' tour


Pilots are encouraged to circumnavigate the 3rd rock from the Sun, by embarking on our Great Eastern Tour, where all legs are being flown in an Eastern direction. The tour starts and ends at our main hub, located at Johannesburg International Airport (FAOR) in South Africa.

This tour, which may be flown with any long-haul aircraft available on our fleet, consists of 21 legs, and the longest and shortest legs are 3 343 nM and 519 nM respectively. The total tour distance is 27 026 nM, and the average flight leg length is 1 287 nM. Flight legs must be flown in sequential order.

Proper planning is required for every flight leg, and all destinations are International airports, with adequate navigation systems available.

Do not delay, do your planning, and start flying today.


Initial departure: Johannesburg (FAOR) Final destination: Johannesburg (FAOR)
Number of flight legs: 21 Total distance: 27 026 nM
Longest leg: 3 343 nM Shortest leg: 519 nM
NewSky Tour Information: Click to open in a new window


Leg Departure Arrival Distance (nM)
01 Johannesburg (FAOR) Dar-Es-Salaam (HTDA) 1315
02 Dar-Es-Salaam (HTDA) Ambouli (HDAM) 1131
03 Ambouli (HDAM) Dubai (OMDB) 1076
04 Dubai (OMDB) Mumbai (VABB) 1040
05 Mumbai (VABB) Kolkata (VECC) 899
06 Kolkata (VECC) Kuala Lampur (WMKK) 1423
07 Kuala Lampur (WMKK) Hong Kong (VHHH) 1373
08 Hong Kong (VHHH) Pudong (ZSPD) 678
09 Pudong (ZSPD) Tokyo (RJTT) 938
10 Tokyo (RJTT) Honolulu (PHNL) 3343
11 Honolulu (PHNL) Vancouver (CYVR) 2351
12 Vancouver (CYVR) Los Angeles (KLAX) 940
13 Los Angeles (KLAX) Denver (KDEN) 748
14 Denver (KDEN) Chicago (KORD) 770
15 Chicago (KORD) New York (KJFK) 641
16 New York (KJFK) Halifax (CYHZ) 519
17 Halifax (CYHZ) Keflavik (BIKF) 1780
18 Keflavik (BIKF) London (EGLL) 1023
19 London (EGLL) Barcelona (LEBL) 620
20 Barcelona (LEBL) Libreville (FOOL) 2484
21 Libreville (FOOL) Johannesburg (FAOR) 1934

Success criteria

For successful completion of this tour, and to be awarded with a tour badge for your pilot profile, you must adhere to the following criteria:

Great Eastern Tour Outline

... Use any long haul aircraft on which you're rated.

... Complete all tour legs with normal simulator speed (accellerated flights are not allowed).

... Fly all legs as indicated above, in the correct sequence.

... Remember to log all your flights in NewSky.

When you're done with all 10 tour legs, please contact our Events Manager, so that we can publish your award on our website. Back to our Tours Index