All African Airways World Tour

Welcome to the All African Airways 'Great Western' tour


All pilots are welcome to fly into the sunset, by embarking on the All African Airways Great Western World tour, where you'll circumnavigate the globe in a continuous Western direction.

This tour, which consists of 10 long haul flight legs, and covers a total distance of 19 281 nM, must be completed with any available long haul jet.

All destinations are large, International airports, fully equipped with appropriate navigation systems.

Why wait? Put on your shades and get flying today, to be awarded our beautiful tour badge.


Initial departure: Johannesburg (FAOR) Final destination: Johannesburg (FAOR)
Number of flight legs: 10 Total distance: 19 281 nM
Longest leg: 4 282 nM Shortest leg: 615 nM
NewSky Tour Information: Click to open in a new window


Leg Departure Arrival Distance (nM)
01 Johannesburg (FAOR) Cape Town (FACT) 686
02 Cape Town (FACT) Buenos Aires (SAEZ) 3718
03 Buenos Aires (SAEZ) Santiago (SCEL) 615
04 Santiago (SCEL) Tahiti (NTAA) 4282
05 Tahiti (NTAA) Auckland (NZAA) 2211
06 Auckland (NZAA) Sydney (YSSY) 1166
07 Sydney (YSSY) Adelaide (YPAD) 628
08 Adelaide (YPAD) Perth (YPPH) 1142
09 Perth (YPPH) Mauritius (FIMP) 3178
10 Mauritius (FIMP) Johannesburg (FAOR) 1655

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 Western 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