Air Namibia to increase flight frequencies on regional routes – A319 aircraft back in business after maintenance checks
Air Namibia’s Airbus A319 aircraft which was undergoing heavy scheduled maintenance checks will start operating effective 29 July, according to the company’s Corporate Communications Officer, Twakulilwa Kayofa.
Kayofa in a statement this week said this will bring to 3 out of 4 of the A319’s in service.
“With this development, we will be re-introducing some of our flight frequencies which were withdrawn due to a reduced number of aircraft in the fleet,” he added.
The flights to be re-introduced are as follows; Windhoek – Johannesburg: Currently operating 14 flights per week; this will be increased to 21 weekly flights, as per the normal published schedule.
Windhoek – Cape Town: Currently operating 7 flights per week; this will be increased to 14 flights per week, in line with our normal published schedule. 7 of the rotations will be direct and non-stop while the other 7 rotations go via Walvis Bay.
Eros – Ondangwa: Re-introduction of the two flights per day as per schedule, one flight in the morning and the second flight in the late afternoons.
“We are also happy to announce that our domestic flights to Luderitz and Oranjemund will effective 29 July 2019 be operated from Eros Airport, and no longer from Hosea Kutako International Airport. This change will enable our esteemed clients to connect the same day in both directions via Eros, to/from Luderitz / Oranjemund and Ondangwa. Days of operation will remain the same, offering three weekly flights on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday,”concluded Xavier Masule, Interim Chief Executive Officer.