Transport

Secrecy shrouds NCAA top job

3 days 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 9 May.It is alleged that her appointment was finalised despite...

Disability Council wants meeting with Air Namibia

1 week 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. The acting CEO of the Disability Council, Meliherius Haukambe, told...

Air Namibia apologises to wheelchair user

1 week 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 is in a wheelchair. The Namibian yesterday reported that...

Air Namibia to release financials

1 week ago - 18 May 2017 | Transport

Air Namibia acting managing director Mandi Sampson says the airline would like to follow good corporate governance standards and will release a ten-year financial statement in due course. The airline has not made its...

Avgas tanker breakdown causes Air Nam rerouting

2 weeks 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 a refuelling vehicle was removed for service by the sole...

Vessel arrested at Walvis Bay

3 weeks 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 weeks 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...

Landing system fails at HKIA

4 weeks ago - 26 April 2017 | Transport

The Instrument Landing System (ILS) at Hosea Kutako International Airport has been broken for months, contradicting reports that foggy conditions were to blame for diverting...

Okahandja-Windhoek road nears completion

1 month - 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

1 month - 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 N$2

1 month - 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...

More destinations for Air Nam

2 months ago - 10 March 2017 | Transport

Condor and Air Namibia recently concluded a code-sharing agreement. This agreement will allow Condor passengers in Germany to have access to daily flight connections to...

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Brazilian warship docks at Walvis...

2 months ago - 06 March 2017 | Transport

OTIS FINCKThe public was afforded an opportunity to get a taste of life on board the Brazilian Navy’s offshore patrol vessel BNS Apa (P121) in...

TransNamib CEO search commences

2 months ago - 03 March 2017 | Transport

TransNamib will soon start the search for a new CEO following the unceremonious exit of current NamPower board member Sara Katiti.TransNamib board chairman Paul Smit...

Aviation security scrutinised

2 months ago - 28 February 2017 | Transport

Namibia's aviation security was scrutinised yesterday to identify weaknesses following an increase in the number of security breaches reported by air carriers over the past...

Aviation firms deny racism claims

4 months ago - 19 January 2017 | Transport

CATHERINE SASMAN Small private aviation firms have taken great exception to an allegation that they refuse to employ black Namibian pilots.A certain...

Pilot recruitment questioned

4 months ago - 10 January 2017 | Transport

Air Namibia is once again accused of excluding white Namibian men from recruitment as pilots while shortlisting and interviewing unsuitably qualified black candidates.The airline on...

Bus owners exploit holidaymakers

4 months ago - 05 January 2017 | Transport

Despite the annual warnings about overcharging bus passengers during the festive season, many bus operators are gouging holidaymakers desperate to return to work on time....

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