Transport

Air Namibia liquidation could attract other airlines

4 hours ago | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe potential liquidation of Air Namibia could open the door for other airlines keen to enter the Namibian airspace.This is the opinion of Plane Talking MD Linden Birns when he was asked to comment...

Air Namibia creditor rejects settlement offer

1 day - 19 October 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKBelgian company Challenge Air SA has rejected a settlement offered by Air Namibia, citing mistrust in the airline’s ability to make good on its N$400 million debt.The airline also owes the International Air Transport...

Airlink to fly between Windhoek and Johannesburg

1 day - 19 October 2020 | Transport

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKSouth African airline Airlink will start operating flights between Windhoek and Johannesburg, marking its third destination from its Johannesburg and Cape Town hubs. The flights between Johannesburg and Windhoek will start on 26 October.The...

Challenge Air eyes TransNamib assets

1 week ago - 08 October 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKBelgian company Challenge Air SA, assisted by local lawyer Sisa Namandje in the Namibian High Court in its efforts to have Air Namibia liquidated, plans on attaching TransNamib assets as bailout for the national...

Belgians apply for Air Namibia liquidation

2 weeks ago - 06 October 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK Belgian company Challenge Air SA, through local lawyer Sisa Namandje, has applied to the Namibian High Court for the liquidation of Air Namibia this week. Namandje is representing Belgian...

Air Namibia's future remains uncertain

2 weeks ago - 30 September 2020 | Transport

RONELLE RADEMEYERWINDHOEKAlthough South Africa is reopening its borders to visitors from neighbouring countries tomorrow, flights to that country will remain limited for the time being...

Air Namibia 'at war with workers'

1 month - 09 September 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEK The Namibia Cabin Crew Union is on the warpath after Air Namibia announced its intention to cut staff salaries by 50%. ...

Covid-19: Truckers miss their marital beds

2 months ago - 20 August 2020 | Transport

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKCurrent Covid-19 related regulations have made it hard for Namibian truck drivers to see their families, because often after their mandatory two-week quarantine, they...

Chinese airport loan still being discussed

2 months ago - 20 August 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKA loan offer made by the Chinese government to Namibia has still not been accepted and is still being reviewed.The Chinese government has offered...

Investigation ordered into aviation watchdog

2 months ago - 22 July 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK Transport minister John Mutorwa has called for an independent investigation into the affairs of the Namibia Civil Aviation Authority...

Massive shipment of sulphur arrives

3 months ago - 13 July 2020 | Transport

STAFF REPORTER WALVIS BAYColeman Transport was recently contracted by a local uranium mine to transport 42 000 tons of sulphur from the port of Walvis...

2 427 vehicles offloaded in Walvis Bay

3 months ago - 13 July 2020 | Transport

STAFF REPORTERWALVIS BAYA total of 2 427 vehicles have been offloaded at the port of Walvis Bay from roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) vessels from the beginning of...

Transport

Air Namibia wants its wings...

3 months ago - 09 July 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKAir Namibia has written to the Transport Commission of Namibia, demanding to know why the national carrier's air services licence has been temporarily suspended.The...

Namibia has the best roads...

3 months ago - 26 June 2020 | Transport

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKNamibia has again been ranked as having the best road infrastructure in Africa.This is according to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Quality of Road...

Hosea congestion project continues

3 months ago - 24 June 2020 | Transport

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe contractors of the massive congestion alleviation project at the Hosea Kutako International Airport are capitalising on the downtime caused by the coronavirus pandemic....

Air Namibia and NAC head...

3 months ago - 23 June 2020 | Transport

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKBoth Air Namibia and the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) have announced that their head offices will be on lockdown for 14 days to investigate...

Air Namibia and NAC head...

3 months ago - 21 June 2020 | Transport

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKBoth Air Namibia and the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) have announced that their head offices will be on lockdown for 14 days to...

Creditors circle Air Namibia

4 months ago - 10 June 2020 | Transport

RONELLE RADEMEYERWINDHOEKThe turnaround plan for Air Namibia that minister of state-owned enterprises Leon Jooste submitted to the cabinet committee on the treasury last week does...

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