Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has been advised by the Fuel Consortium that the fuel line between NATREF and O.R. Tambo International Airport was contaminated with off-specification Jet A-1, rendering the fuel unfit for use by airlines.
Airports Company South Africa (ACSA), the airlines and fuel suppliers met this morning to discuss the current fuel supply challenges at O.R. Tambo International as a result of contaminated fuel received from the NATREF refinery
Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) has confirmed that a chartered MD82 flight operated by Global Aviation carrying 120 passengers and seven crew members aborted take-off at around 07h15 this morning at O.R. Tambo International Airport en route to Lilongwe, Malawi.