Transport

Aviation security audit under way

1 day - 20 November 2018 | Transport

A four-member team from the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) was yesterday urged to not shy away from identifying gaps in Namibia's aviation security.Works and transport minister John Mutorwa told the team of experts that...

ICAO security audit in full swing

2 days ago - 19 November 2018 | Transport

ELLANIE SMIT The government and relevant stakeholders in the aviation industry will today be briefed on the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) security audit that started yesterday.The security audit of Namibia’s airspace is taking place...

New demand for fares hikes

1 week ago - 14 November 2018 | Transport

A little more than two months after taxi prices were hiked by 20% the Namibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) has asked for a further 10% increase to address continuous fuel price increases.NTTU president Werner...

N$245 million rescue plan

1 week ago - 08 November 2018 | Transport

The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) has unveiled a N$245 million rescue plan for Hosea Kutako International Airport, with the revamp expected to be finalised by October next year.The project will make Namibia's flagship airport one...

New CEO for NAC by year end

1 week ago - 08 November 2018 | Transport

The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) will finalise the appointment of a CEO before the end of this year. Former presidential spokesperson Albertus Aochamub was asked to step down as acting chief executive of the NAC...

Airports below par

2 weeks ago - 07 November 2018 | Transport

An oversight visit by the parliamentary standing committee on foreign affairs, defence and security has found serious security, infrastructure and surveillance equipment shortcomings at the...

Pilot threat probe 'exhausted'

2 weeks ago - 06 November 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia said it has “for now” comprehensively exhausted an investigation into a possible safety threat after Canadian citizen Captain Hossein Ashrafi was allegedly overheard...

Air Namibia resumes flights to Zimbabwe

3 weeks ago - 30 October 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia has resumed its flights to Zimbabwe that were cancelled because of a lawsuit in which a Zimbabwean family is suing the airline for...

Airport downgrade a major threat

1 month - 19 October 2018 | Transport

Analysts believe that if Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) is downgraded by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), it would lead to massive job losses,...

Mutorwa reinstates Gawanas-Vugs

1 month - 17 October 2018 | Transport

Transport minister John Mutorwa has reversed his decision to fire Beverly Gawanas-Vugs from the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) board.Mutorwa fired the entire NAC board last...

Leake Hangala new NAC board chair

1 month - 11 October 2018 | Transport

Transport minister John Mutorwa has announced changes to the board of directors of the Namibia Airports Company (NAC). In a statement this afternoon, Mutorwa named...

Aviation safety in shambles

1 month - 11 October 2018 | Transport

International Civil Aviation Organisation ICAO officials have made it clear that as things stand, the Namibian aviation industry in general, and not just Hosea Kutako...

Transport

Tourism on brink of disaster

1 month - 10 October 2018 | Transport

The tourism industry has called for urgent action from the highest levels of government to avoid a potential catastrophe should Hosea Kutako International Airport fail...

Air Nam suspends Zim flights

1 month - 10 October 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia has cancelled flights to Harare as an interim measure while a lawsuit in which a Zimbabwean family is suing the airline for US$1...

Air Namibia plane impounded

1 month - 08 October 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia passengers were stranded in Zimbabwe on Friday after one of its leased aircrafts was impounded as a result of an on-going legal battle....

Air Namibia employees to demonstrate...

1 month - 04 October 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia employees, represented by the Namibia Cabin Crew Union, will at lunchtime today hold a peaceful demonstration at the company’s head office in Windhoek....

Bus strife a headache

2 months ago - 21 September 2018 | Transport

Power struggles and a lack of proper structures in the association supposed to represent bus operators are creating headaches for local authorities in the north.Town...

Air Nam needs N$3bn

2 months ago - 20 September 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia needs between N$2.5 and N$3 billion to become sustainable, as unfavourable aircraft leases and non-lucrative routes take their toll on the national carrier.Since...

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