Transport

The struggle to get home

3 days 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, especially when it's time for them to go home. His...

Air Nam, Westair grounded

1 week 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 April, said its CEO Henry Van Schalkwyk.According to him their...

Coronavirus: Air Namibia jets out 154 foreigners

1 week 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 and from Germany, Ethiopia and Qatar have been banned until...

Buses, taxis come to a standstill

2 weeks 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 places have struck fear in the hearts of those who...

Top Air Namibia executive resigns

2 weeks ago - 16 March 2020 | Transport

Air Namibia has announced that its general manager of commercial services, Xavier Swaniso Masule, has resigned with effect from 10 April.The process to recruit his replacement will commence soon, the airline said.“In the interim, the...

N$21m upgrades at Hosea Kutako

3 weeks 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

3 weeks 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 port

3 weeks 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 po moAngola ya mangululwa

1 month - 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 CEO

1 month - 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

1 month - 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. ...

NAC out of legal headwinds, looks ahead

2 months ago - 29 January 2020 | Transport

JEMIMA BEUKES The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) has confirmed that they have finalised...

Transport

Only one Air Nam route...

2 months ago - 08 January 2020 | Transport

10 others all making lossesThe national airline has been begging government to relieve it of the Windhoek-Frankfurt route, its biggest loss-making operation, but to no...

Shifeta wants access to Air...

3 months ago - 23 December 2019 | Transport

Tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta says Air Namibia should play open cards in its investigation of a recent incident in which six passengers and two staff...

Air Namibia warns of closure

4 months ago - 28 November 2019 | Transport

Air Namibia says it will be forced to close down if no bailout package is forthcoming from the Treasury.Finance minister Calle Schlettwein recently expressed doubt...

Calle clips Air Namibia's bailout...

5 months ago - 24 October 2019 | Transport

Air Namibia will have to fend for itself after finance minister Calle Schlettwein said government cannot afford to give in to the airline's demands for...

Air Namibia a hard sell...

5 months ago - 16 October 2019 | Transport

Public enterprises minister Leon Jooste says Air Namibia may not be an easy sell, even if the government were to consider selling the embattled airline.This...

Namibia gets ICAO safety certificate

5 months ago - 15 October 2019 | Transport

Namibia received the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) President Certificate in Aviation Security at the organisation's 40th general assembly held in Montreal, Canada, in late...

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