Showing posts with label Air Namibia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Air Namibia. Show all posts

Friday, January 4, 2013

► GERMANY: Air Namibia reduces its Frankfurt service from late January to March 2013.

Air NamibiaAir Namibia (SW) has announced it is to reduce its frequencies to Frankfurt, Germany from daily to 5x weekly over the period 19 January 2013 - 17 March 2013 as a result of reduced demand.  The carrier is to drop its Day 2,6 service from Windhoek to Frankfurt and its Day 3,7 services from Frankfurt to Windhoek.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

► GERMANY: Air Namibia set to take delivery of two A319s.

Air NamibiaNamibia's national carrier, Air Namibia (SW), is set to take delivery of two Airbus A319s (MSN 5366 | V5-ANM) and (MSN 5400 | V5-ANN) following a handing over ceremony in Hamburg, Germany last week.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

■ NAMIBIA: Air Namibia strike ends as pilot's union accepts management's offer.

Air NamibiaAfter nearly 2 weeks on strike and protracted negotiations that severely disrupted Namibian national carrier Air Namibia's operations, the Namibian Pilots Association (NAPA) has acquiesced to Air Namibia management's initial offer of a 5% pay rise.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012

►►► NAMIBIA: Flight disruptions as Pilot strike forces Air Namibia to issue revised timetable.

Air Namibia[SEE NEW POST FOR ADDED UPDATES] Air Namibia's (SW) pilot union, the Namibian Airline Pilots Association (NAPA), has proceeded with industrial action after a breakdown in talks with the carrier's management. The strike went into effect this morning, Friday 16 November 2012 at 00h01.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

■ UNITED STATES: Air Namibia awards $4million contract to JBT AeroTech for Airport Ground Support Equipment.

Air NamibiaAs part of its long term expansion strategy, Namibian national carrier, Air Namibia (SW), has awarded a contract worth USD4million to Chicago-based firm JBT AeroTech, to supply it with new airport ground equipment.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

► NAMIBIA: Air Namibia announces numerous changes to its timetable from October onwards.

Air NamibiaAs part of their strategy of efficient utilisation of their aircraft, Namibian carrier Air Namibia (SW) have again announced various changes to both their regional and international network, effective from October 2012 (the precise dates are subject to each individual post).

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

► NIGERIA: Air Namibia to establish direct Lagos flights next year?

Air NamibiaOver the course of the coming year, Namibian carrier, Air Namibia (SW) is allegedly to start direct flights between Namibia and Nigeria, according to the Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Dr. Harold Demuren, speaking as a proxy for Nigeria's Minister of Aviation, Stella Oduah-Ogiewonyi. He made the remarks during the recently ended 18th Aviation & Allied Business Leadership Conference, held over the weekend in Windhoek, Namibia.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

■ NAMIBIA: Air Namibia in partnership talks with Kenya Airways & Emirates as Ethiopian prepares for possible Windhoek launch.

Air NamibiaAir Namibia (SW) is reportedly in talks with fellow African carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) over the possibility of forming a partnership, reports from Windhoek say with Kenya Airways' CEO Titus Naikuni expected in the Namibian capital sometime this week.

Thursday, August 2, 2012

► NAMIBIA: Air Namibia announces sweeping changes to its African network.

Air NamibiaAs part of its efforts to rationalize its capacity and quality of service, Namibian flag carrier Air Namibia (SW) has announced various route changes to its Africa route network effective 5 August 2012.

Saturday, July 7, 2012

► ZIMBABWE: Emirates to split Lusaka & Harare; introduces 5x weekly direct cargo flights to Harare.

Dubai megacarrier Emirates (EK) is to split its current Dubai - Lusaka (Zambia) - Harare (Zimbabwe) route into two separate routes "in the near future" following very strong figures in both passenger and cargo volumes moved since the route's inauguration in February of this year.

Friday, June 22, 2012

► NAMIBIA: Air Namibia to get A330s; aims to become profitable by 2016.

Air NamibiaNamibian national carrier Air Namibia (SW) is "to soon get rid of" its ageing Airbus A340s and replace them with newer Airbus A330s in an effort to modernize and thus bring the quality and standards of the airline up to a globally competitive level - along the lines of Dubai-based mega-carrier, Emirates.

Friday, May 11, 2012

► NAMIBIA: 3 arrested for fraud at Air Namibia.

Air NamibiaReports from the Namibian press state that 3 people have been arrested for fraudulently obtaining airline tickets from a staff member at the national carrier Air Namibia (SW), who has since been suspended whilst investigations are carried out into the matter.