19 March 2018

Air Namibia: Operations to continue unhindered!

Namibia's flag carrier Air Namibia has released a public announcement to respond to recent media articles speculating that the airline's operations will cease.
According to the statement, Air Namibia continues to operate as per its mandate, transporting passengers and cargo between domestic destinations in Namibia, the rest of southern Africa and Europe, via Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in Frankfurt, Germany. The airline also reassures its clients and all stakeholders that flights continue to operate according to their published flight schedule. The statement also highlights that the Government of the Republic of
Namibia (GRN), which is the sole shareholder of Air Namibia, has confirmed their continued support, amongst others through the targeted subsidy allocations as announced by Calle Schlettwein, Minister of Finance, in the National Assembly as follows:
  • N$740 million for 2018/19
  • N$676 million for 2019/20
  • N$698 million for 2020/21

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