Transport

Air Nam open to change

4 weeks ago - 22 August 2017 | Transport

Air Namibia is not opposed to a change to its operations should it be required, according to its spokesperson, Paul Nakawa.This follows a recent remark by minister of public enterprises, Leon Jooste, that a change...

Landing system still not operational

1 month - 18 August 2017 | Transport

The instrument landing system (ILS) at the Hosea Kutako International Airport has now been out of service for more than eight months, posing a danger to aircraft landing in inclement weather where visibility is very...

RCC liquidation test of governance

1 month - 08 August 2017 | Transport

Intent to liquidate the Roads Contractor Company is being seen as interference in the operations of the public entity by some ministers. This is the view of its board chairman, Fritz Jacobs, who has...

Air Nam 'not confirming' debt to NAC

1 month - 04 August 2017 | Transport

Air Namibia says it cannot “confirm or deny” owing the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) N$200 million for the use of the eight airports the latter is managing.“This is normal in any transactional business,” Air Namibia's...

Policing the corridors

1 month - 31 July 2017 | Transport

The deputy works minister James Sankwasa says the optimal utilisation of railway transport could reduce the high rate of road accidents in Namibia.Sankwasa said most accidents on Namibian roads involve trucks and sedans and that...

Commuter train under discussion

1 month - 25 July 2017 | Transport

Discussions to agree on strategies to be implemented for a planned commuter train service from Windhoek to neighbouring towns are under way by the transport...

Westair reassures Air Namibia

2 months ago - 18 July 2017 | Transport

Air Namibia will be able to continue using the four planes it leased from a French airline, which have been sold to Westair. In...

Road congress under way

2 months ago - 12 July 2017 | Transport

Namibia is hosting the second International Road Federation (IRF) Africa regional congress, with over 100 delegates attending. The three-day congress, hosted by the Roads...

Russians woo Air Namibia

3 months ago - 29 May 2017 | Transport

Following a recent courtesy call by Russian deputy prime minister Yuri Trutnev at State House, reports have surfaced that the Russian aeronautical company Sukhoi was...

Secrecy shrouds NCAA top job

3 months ago - 23 May 2017 | Transport

The former director of civil aviation, Angelina Simana, was reportedly appointed as the executive director of the newly formed Namibia Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on...

Disability Council wants meeting with Air Namibia

4 months ago - 19 May 2017 | Transport

The Disability Council of Namibia will seek a meeting with Air Namibia after a wheelchair-bound passenger could not board one of the airline's flights. ...

Air Namibia apologises to wheelchair user

4 months ago - 18 May 2017 | Transport

Air Namibia has apologised for the way it treated a teenage passenger who had been refused a seat on one of their flights because she...

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Avgas tanker breakdown causes Air...

4 months ago - 08 May 2017 | Transport

Air Namibia on Friday announced that all domestic flights out of Eros Airport will depart and arrive from or at Hosea Kutako International Airport after...

Vessel arrested at Walvis Bay

4 months ago - 03 May 2017 | Transport

JANA-MARI SMITHThe 32-year-old fishing vessel Sheriff anchored in the port of Walvis Bay has been seized as security while the matter of the vessel’s outstanding...

Changes at TransNamib

4 months ago - 28 April 2017 | Transport

Hippy Tjivikua's reign as acting TransNamib CEO effectively ended on Wednesday, a day before he claimed that he was not responsible for the mess the...

Okahandja-Windhoek road nears completion

5 months ago - 21 April 2017 | Transport

Construction of the dual carriageway between Windhoek and Okahandja is expected to be completed by the end of 2019 according to Roads Authority chief executive...

Taxis at war

5 months ago - 12 April 2017 | Transport

The Namibian Bus and Taxi Association (Nabta) and the Namibian Public Passenger Transport Association (NPPTA) yesterday staged a joint protest action when they encircled and...

Taxi drivers should not charge...

5 months ago - 05 April 2017 | Transport

The president of the Namibian Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU), Werner Januarie, has called on taxi drivers not to increase taxi fares to N$12 until...

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