General Manager: O.R. Tambo International Airport - Bongiwe Pityi
 
 

Bongiwe completed her Bachelor of Law degree in 1996 and practiced as an attorney for two years before joining the aviation industry. Her career in the company started as Manager: Landside and Car Park Operations in 2000, based at the then-Johannesburg International Airport. In 2005, Bongiwe was appointed Assistant General Manager: Durban International Airport for seven years before preparing the new King Shaka International Airport for operations. She assumed the role of Operational Readiness: Project Leader and formed part of the team that successfully delivered the first greenfield airport in the country.

Bongiwe was appointed Assistant General Manager: King Shaka International Airport in 2010. In 2012, she was sent to Guarulhos International Airport in S Paolo, Brazil and formed part of the Airports Company South Africa technical team - her role during this period was Assistant Director: Airport Operations.