Monday, September 30, 2013

► NAMIBIA: (Video) Air Namibia takes delivery of first of two A330s from Airbus.

Air NamibiaAir Namibia (SW), the Windhoek based national airline of Namibia, has taken delivery of its first A330-200 (MCN 1451 | V5-ANO) from Airbus at a ceremony in Toulouse, France. The aircraft is the first of two A330s being leased by Air Namibia from US lessor, Intrepid Aviation, on 12-year contracts.

The aircraft will replace two A340-300s used on flights to Frankfurt, Germany, that are currently being phased out from the fleet. The aircraft is due in Windhoek on October 3 with the second, (MCN 1466 | V5-ANP), due for delivery in November.
"The high efficiency and low operating costs of the A330 makes it a perfect fit into our fleet. With an aircraft we know to be both reliable and comfortable it will offer the best flight experience to our passengers," said Ms Theopoltina M. Namases, Managing Director of Air Namibia.
The airline currently operates four A319s on regional routes, as well as two A340-300s on its flagship service from Windhoek to Frankfurt.