Dear Aviation enthusiast
Thank you for your interest in the LOUTZAVIA GROUP. Welcome to an exciting venture into your aviation experience.
Loutzavia was launched in 2004 at Wonderboom National Airport as a Flight Training Centre by Jannie Loutzis, the owner and Chief Flying Instructor, and his wife Maria Loutzis as CEO. They were joined by Henry Miles in 2005 as director of charters, sales and aircraft management.
Loutzavia is a leading group in the aviation industry who are dedicated to safety and specializing in all aspects of the aviation experience. We boast with various services in the greater aviation industry, covering the following:
Loutzavia Flight Training Centre at Wonderboom National Airport
Pilot Shop – prominent location in the Main Terminal of Wonderboom National Airport
Aircraft Hangarage and Management
Aviation Insurance consultations (Fixed Wing and Helicopter) Loutzavia Flight Training Centre
“Loutzavia operates an exclusive Flying Academy that practices the highest training standards to provide courses from PPL (Private Pilot Licence) to ATPL (Airline Transport Pilot Licence).”
Loutzavia management and instructors pride themselves on their top quality Flight training, yet they maintain a relaxed atmosphere, where career-orientated students, social flyers and prospective aircraft owners feel equally welcome and at ease. Loutzavia’s modern facilities combine the latest innovations in Training Technology together with the skills of highly competent, full-time instructors and staff to ensure that you, the Student Pilot, gain the optimum benefit from the Training Course of your choice
All of the Academy’s Flight Instructors are monitored and coached on a regular basis by Loutzavia’s in-house Designated Examiner, Jannie Loutzis. Jannie has accumulated an excess of 8000 flying hours during his 26 years flying experience. Loutzavia is currently training personnel from the SACAA, SAPS Air Wing, SAA, and the Botswana Government, to name a few.
Courses are presented on a one-on-one basis to ensure personal attention – this benefits the students by allowing them to train at their own pace. To accommodate for students with full-time employment, all of our courses are offered on a part-time basis. Loutzavia is a full-time operation, open 7 days a week, all year round. Our objective: To train highly skilled pilots within the Aviation Industry on pristine and well-maintained aircraft at an executive, friendly, family orientated training institution. Overall, Loutzavia provides exclusive Aviation services, including Pilot Training, Charters, Pilot Shop and Aircraft Sales with absolute integrity and professionalism.
Loutzavia Air Charters
Loutzavia Air Charters, situated at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria, originated from the private aviation service company Loutzavia (PTY) Ltd in 2005. Loutzavia Specializes in Air Charters, Aircraft Sales, and Pilot Training. To complete the picture we also have a splendid Pilot Shop in the Terminal Building.
With more than 20 years of flying experience, Loutzavia has become a familiar name in the Aviation Industry in Southern Africa.
Loutzavia Charters takes a hands-on management approach. The friendly ground staff strives towards service excellence.
All Pilots employed by Loutzavia Air Charters are dedicated, professional pilots who will meet the highest standards expected by our clients.
The Pilots are subject to regular proficiency training and evaluation. The proficiency checks and currency training demanded of our pilots is aimed at keeping them at the highest level of skills and capability — and they never compromise on safety.
Our pilots are mainly trained and supervised by our in-house Grade I Designated Examiner – Jannie Loutzis. In addition, all flights are overseen by the Chief Pilot and Charters Manager, Henry Miles…
The training includes:
Regular recurrent IF training
Regular CRM currency courses.
Regular Dangerous Goods currency training.
Regular proficiency checks on emergency procedures in the aircraft.
Loutzavia Aircraft Sales
Loutzavia Aircraft Sales was established as a division of Loutzavia in July 2003 by well-known Pilot and Grade I Flying Instructor Jannie Loutzis.
Since he started training future aviators, Jannie has been assisting friends, clients and even family in purchasing their dream aircraft. Whether it be a humble Cessna 150, a sophisticated twin-engine pressurized King Air 200 or even a helicopter, Jannie has a reputation for giving the best advice and helping his clients get the best value for money when buying or selling. Jannie is currently assisted in the Loutzavia Aircraft Sales Division by Henry Miles.
Henry is a well known Commercial Pilot and Flying Instructor, with over 8000 hours of flying experience and over 50 different aircraft types on his license. His flying experience and his active involvement in the aviation industry have made him a very capable adviser on specific needs when you are thinking of buying an aircraft
The guys at Loutzavia make a great team. They are certainly not salesmen or agents – they are consultants. They assist, advise and guide their clients through the essential steps and take into account in the choice of aircraft and the sales transactions. When they give their honest guidance and advice in terms of a proposed transaction, their experience, knowledge, and passion for aviation ensure top quality service to both the buyer and seller.
Other Services Include
Apart from helping you to buy or sell the right aircraft at the right price, at Loutzavia Aircraft Sales division we also offer the services listed below:
Getting an independent appraisal for your aircraft.
Assist you with your investment and the running cost that will be required to keep your aircraft flying based on your utilization expectation and the costs of operation.
Assist with the pre-purchase inspection and the checking of the logs to confirm that all the mandatory maintenance was done and that there are no nasty surprises.
Assist with getting in touch with the financial institutions to enable you to arrange finance for your aircraft purchase.
We can assist you in getting the most competitive rate for your aircraft insurance.
We will assist you with conversion and refresher training if needed.
Assist you with managing your investment in terms of utilization contracts and maintenance.
Assist with a fractional ownership program. This means that we assist our clients to become co-owners and are able to utilize an executive type of aircraft in a fractional ownership program without full aircraft ownership.
Hangarage is tough to find but with our contacts, we could probably help you to get a safe place to store your investment
Hangarage & Aircraft Management
Loutzavia has been a prominent organization in the aviation industry since 2003. It has since had the privilege of accumulating a large number of resources at Wonderboom Airport. The company’s immaculate hangarage facilities are a source of pride to both aircraft owners and the Loutzavia team.
Loutzavia proudly owns 4000m² of aircraft hangarage at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria. This includes two newly built hangars and a totally refurbished hangar. Our hangarage facility is one of our main priorities. We make a great effort to keep the hangars in pristine condition to the house and manage your aircraft.
Loutzavia believes in service excellence. Thus when you make use of our hangarage, we will also offer to manage your aircraft…
We offer the following management services to comply with our service excellence policy:
Chartering your aircraft
Cleaning your aircraft
Towing your aircraft
Refueling your aircraft
Administering your aircraft’s certification to ensure it is SACAA compliant at all times.