Transport

Airport downgrade a major threat

1 day - 19 October 2018 | Transport

Analysts believe that if Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) is downgraded by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), it would lead to massive job losses, particularly in the tourism sector.The other concern is that this...

Mutorwa reinstates Gawanas-Vugs

3 days ago - 17 October 2018 | Transport

Transport minister John Mutorwa has reversed his decision to fire Beverly Gawanas-Vugs from the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) board.Mutorwa fired the entire NAC board last week, but Gawanas-Vugs approached lawyer Sisa Namandje to challenge her...

Leake Hangala new NAC board chair

1 week ago - 11 October 2018 | Transport

Transport minister John Mutorwa has announced changes to the board of directors of the Namibia Airports Company (NAC). In a statement this afternoon, Mutorwa named Dr Leake Hangala as the board chair, with Advocate Irene...

Aviation safety in shambles

1 week ago - 11 October 2018 | Transport

International Civil Aviation Organisation ICAO officials have made it clear that as things stand, the Namibian aviation industry in general, and not just Hosea Kutako International Airport, fails to meet international safety standards.They say a...

Omalweendo gomatukodhila okuya koZimbambwe ga kalekwa

1 week ago - 11 October 2018 | Transport

Ehangano lyomatukodhila moNamibia, lyoAir Namibia olya kaleke omalweendo galyo okuya koHarare shaZimbambwe, omanga oshipotha shoofamili yomoZimbambwe ndjoka tayi futitha ehangano ndyoka oshimaliwa sha thika poomiliyona yimwe yiimaliwa yaUS tashi ungaungiwa nasho.Olugodhi ndoka lyomompangu olya li...

Tourism on brink of disaster

1 week ago - 10 October 2018 | Transport

The tourism industry has called for urgent action from the highest levels of government to avoid a potential catastrophe should Hosea Kutako International Airport fail...

Air Nam suspends Zim flights

1 week ago - 10 October 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia has cancelled flights to Harare as an interim measure while a lawsuit in which a Zimbabwean family is suing the airline for US$1...

Air Namibia plane impounded

1 week ago - 08 October 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia passengers were stranded in Zimbabwe on Friday after one of its leased aircrafts was impounded as a result of an on-going legal battle....

Air Namibia employees to demonstrate

2 weeks ago - 04 October 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia employees, represented by the Namibia Cabin Crew Union, will at lunchtime today hold a peaceful demonstration at the company’s head office in Windhoek....

Bus strife a headache

4 weeks ago - 21 September 2018 | Transport

Power struggles and a lack of proper structures in the association supposed to represent bus operators are creating headaches for local authorities in the north.Town...

Air Nam needs N$3bn

1 month - 20 September 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia needs between N$2.5 and N$3 billion to become sustainable, as unfavourable aircraft leases and non-lucrative routes take their toll on the national carrier.Since...

TransNamib to get new board

1 month - 19 September 2018 | Transport

The Ministry of Works and Transport has announced that it is looking for new board members for TransNamib.The current board's term will end on 3...

Transport

Taxi union wants to challenge...

1 month - 12 September 2018 | Transport

The Namibia Transport and Taxi Union (NTTU) will make a down payment to engage lawyers within the next two weeks to tackle a number of...

Overcharging rampant

1 month - 11 September 2018 | Transport

The Namibia Bus and Taxi Association (Nabta) has received numerous complaints that some taxi drivers, including illegal operators, are illegally overcharging commuters in defiance of...

Airport upgrades won't affect operations

1 month - 07 September 2018 | Transport

The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) has reiterated that the planned upgrades and construction of additional facilities at Hosea Kutako International Airport should not affect the...

Chinese offer airport billions

1 month - 06 September 2018 | Transport

The Chinese government is said to have made a tempting offer to finance the upgrading of the Hosea Kutako International Airport, which will cost N$5...

Hosea Kutako gets 3-month lifeline

1 month - 04 September 2018 | Transport

The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) has received a three-month extension, in which it should make necessary renovations at the Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) to...

Air Namibia defends suspensions

1 month - 03 September 2018 | Transport

Air Namibia has yet to explain the suspensions of two of its employees who criticised the airline's intention to recruit foreign pilots, saying the matter...

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