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Comair Flight Services has taken delivery of a brand new Pilatus PC-12 NG on behalf of one of its clients and ferried it to its new home in Johannesburg. The ferry flight was a total of 23.2 hours taking the aircraft (with its new owner on board) from the factory in Stans (Switzerland) via Heraklion (Crete), Cairo and Luxor (Egypt), Khartoum (Sudan), Kilimanjaro (Tanzania) and Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe). CFS operates five Legacy PC-12s and six PC-12 NGs, making this aircraft CFS's 11th PC-12 being operated on charter. The company has PC-12s based in Johannesburg (at both O.R. Tambo International Airport and Lanseria International Airport), Cape Town and Kimberley.