Transport

Angola extends Port of Luanda tender

2 days ago - 02 June 2020 | Transport

This past Friday, Xinhua reported that Angola has extended to June 30 the deadline for the submission of bids for the concession and operation of the multipurpose terminal at the Port of Luanda. It quoted...

'Withdraw taxi fare hike'

1 week ago - 26 May 2020 | Transport

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEK The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has urged the transport ministry and Road Transportation Board of Namibia to withdraw the temporary 15% taxi fare increase announced recently.The official opposition has instead proposed that taxis...

Air Namibia to jet out more foreigners

2 weeks ago - 20 May 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe national carrier is in the process of preparing repatriation flights for more foreign nationals stuck in Namibia and seeking a swift return to their home countries.The first such flight...

China offers 90% of airport funding

2 weeks ago - 20 May 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKThe Chinese government has offered to finance up to 90% of the construction and expansion of the Hosea Kutako International Airport, whose...

Commuters refuse to pay increased taxi fee

2 weeks ago - 19 May 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKCommuters are refusing to pay the recently introduced 15% taxi hike.This is according to Namibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) president, Werner Januarie.The NTTU, the Namibia Public Passenger Transport Association and Bridge Cross requested...

Air Namibia loses N$100m a month

1 month - 27 April 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKAir Namibia has confirmed losing as much as N$100 million per month in revenue since its planes were grounded because of the coronavirus pandemic.The...

Turbulent times ahead for airlines

1 month - 21 April 2020 | Transport

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released updated analysis showing that the COVID-19 crisis will see airline passenger revenues drop by US$314 billion in 2020,...

City buses remain parked

1 month - 06 April 2020 | Transport

Elizabeth Joseph WINDHOEK Public buses will remain non-operational for the duration of...

The struggle to get home

2 months ago - 01 April 2020 | Transport

Ester KamatiWindhoek The owner of a Khomasdal home shop and takeaway, Gerhard van der Westhuizen, says he is concerned about the safety of his staff,...

Air Nam, Westair grounded

2 months ago - 26 March 2020 | Transport

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKLocal airlines Air Namibia and Westair have suspended all their international, domestic and regional passenger flights.Westair's suspension would be effective from yesterday until 18...

Coronavirus: Air Namibia jets out 154 foreigners

2 months ago - 24 March 2020 | Transport

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKAir Namibia has confirmed that it flew passengers to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on a special chartered flight to repatriate stranded foreigners on Sunday.Flights to...

Buses, taxis come to a standstill

2 months ago - 20 March 2020 | Transport

ESTER KAMATIWindhoek The public transport industry is feeling the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as many Namibians opt to stay home.Warnings to avoid public...

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N$21m upgrades at Hosea Kutako

2 months ago - 12 March 2020 | Transport

To date, N$21 million has been spent on a massive congestion alleviation project at the Hosea Kutako International Airport, which kicked off at the end...

TransNamib to borrow against assets

2 months ago - 11 March 2020 | Transport

TransNamib is set to leverage its fixed assets to cover the costs of funding its N$2.5 billion strategic business plan.Government has made it clear that...

N$1bn more needed for Walvis...

2 months ago - 10 March 2020 | Transport

The Namibia Port Authority will need to spend approximately N$1 billion to allow vessels larger than 9 000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) to use the...

AaNamibia yatatu mboka ya kwatwa...

3 months ago - 24 February 2020 | Transport

Aalumentu yatatu AaNamibia ya za moshitopolwa shaKavango West, mboka ya tulwa miipandeko moAngola muNovemba gwomvula ya piti, sho ya hwikepo aniwa ondunda yamwene...

Air Namibia appoints new acting...

3 months ago - 12 February 2020 | Transport

Air Namibia has appointed its chief human resources officer, Elia Erastus, as acting CEO until a substantive CEO is appointed.According to Air Namibia, this follows...

Air Namibia suspends Luanda route

3 months ago - 06 February 2020 | Transport

The national carrier announced yesterday that it will suspend its Windhoek-Luanda route effective this Sunday due to a drop in passenger demand. ...

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