Westair to fly to Rundu, Katima Mulilo

09 March 2021 | Transport

STAFF REPORTER

WINDHOEK



Local airline Westair is expanding its services to Rundu and Katima Mulilo, and increasing the frequency of its flights to Ondangwa from Windhoek's Eros Airport.

The Eros-Katima Mulilo schedule will be twice a week on Mondays and Fridays, and flights between Eros and Rundu will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

South African airline Airlink has also announced expanded flights between Namibia and South Africa. The airline now also flies between Cape Town and Walvis Bay. Airlink flights between Cape Town and Walvis Bay are scheduled for Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Namibia Airports Company CEO Bisey Uirab welcomed the developments.

“We welcome the increase of the frequency by FlyWestair and Airlink in ensuring business continuity at our airports. Air travel is no longer a luxury; therefore, it becomes imperative to ensure air connectivity within the local boundaries and regionally in order to promote and enhance trade and investment,” said Uirab. According to him, this was part of efforts to revive the aviation industry. “We encourage other stakeholders in the aviation industry to play their part so that together we can revive our economy during the Covid-19 pandemic,” said Uirab.

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