Transport

Swakop tracks cleared after accident

4 days ago - 09 April 2021 | Transport

IRENE-MARI VAN DER WALT SWAKOPMUND The scene of the railway crash in Swakopmund has been cleared and the rail artery to and...

Americans seek N$2.3bn payment for aircraft lease

2 weeks ago - 29 March 2021 | Transport

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKGovernment is busy negotiating terms of paying N$2.3 billion for two aircraft leased from an American company by liquidated Air Namibia.Air Namibia was officially liquidated on Friday after no opposing papers were filed against...

Westair denies Geingos, Jooste links

1 month - 11 March 2021 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKWestair has denied being linked to First Lady Monica Geingos, saying she does not own any shareholding in the company.It also refuted allegations that public enterprise minister Leon Jooste was a shareholder or stood...

No Air Namibia creditor to be favoured

1 month - 10 March 2021 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKNot one single creditor will enjoy an advantage over the other, with Air Namibia’s liquidation now finalised, public enterprise minister Leon Jooste has said.This follows the appointment of Bruni and McLaren as the airline’s...

Westair to fly to Rundu, Katima Mulilo

1 month - 09 March 2021 | Transport

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKLocal airline Westair is expanding its services to Rundu and Katima Mulilo, and increasing the frequency of its flights to Ondangwa from Windhoek's Eros Airport.The Eros-Katima Mulilo schedule will be twice a week on...

Taxi union wants 10% increase

1 month - 05 March 2021 | Transport

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThe taxi union wants a 10% increase in taxi fares, effective 15...

TransNamib introduces cost-cutting system

1 month - 04 March 2021 | Transport

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKTransNamib expects its newly-developed train operation management system that to increase operational efficiency and cut costs.The Transportation Management System (TMS) will replace the TransNamib...

Govt owes Air Namibia N$4m in unpaid flight tickets

1 month - 03 March 2021 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKGovernment offices, agencies and ministries owe the bankrupt Air Namibia N$4.14 million in unpaid tickets.Of this, N$2.14 million is unlikely...

Uproar over Mberirua’s N$650k payout

1 month - 02 March 2021 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKAir Namibia’s interim CEO Theo Mberirua -who worked for the airline for just over eight months - will walk away...

Air Namibia pilots face bleak future

1 month - 01 March 2021 | Transport

FRANCOISE STEYNBERG WINDHOEKThe licences of at least 75% of Air Namibia’s pilots have expired,...

Govt silently files for liquidation

1 month - 26 February 2021 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKGovernment on Monday silently filed for the liquidation of beleaguered national airline Air Namibia despite a massive public outcry over the matter.Documents seen by...

Air Namibia pilots face bleak future

1 month - 26 February 2021 | Transport

FRANCOISE STEYNBERGWINDHOEKThe licences of at least 75% of Air Namibia’s pilots have expired, according to the Namibia Airline Pilots Association (NAPA).Speaking on ‘Kletskompas’, NAPA president...

Transport

Nevonga tells ministers off in...

1 month - 23 February 2021 | Transport

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEKIn a heated meeting mediated by Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, Namibia Public Workers Union secretary-general Petrus Nevonga yesterday accused ministers...

No Challenge Air N$107m payment...

1 month - 19 February 2021 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKLawyers of Belgian company Challenge Air said as of yesterday afternoon, they had neither received payment nor communication from Air...

Cabinet unshaken by liquidation demos

1 month - 18 February 2021 | Transport

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEKCabinet is not retreating on its decision to liquidate Air Namibia, a...

GIPF could become govt piggy-bank

1 month - 18 February 2021 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThere are currently no laws in place that stop government from turning...

Lawyers to attach Air Nam...

1 month - 17 February 2021 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKAir Namibia has not yet officially filed for liquidation as the airline...

Air Namibia can be saved...

1 month - 16 February 2021 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe Independent Patriots for Change (IPC) believes Air Namibia can be saved and that government’s decision to liquidate it does...

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