Cancelled Windhoek-Frankfurt flight schedule back in business
National airline, Air Namibia Monday informed the flying public and stakeholders that its Windhoek – Frankfurt flight is again operating as per schedule.
This follows an incident that involved one of the airline’s Airbus A330 – 200 over the weekend, at Frankfurt Airport, Germany.
Air Namibia in a statement Monday confirmed that the A330 landed at Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) this morning.
“The flight made a speedy turnaround and resourcefully took off for the flight back to Frankfurt at 10:00 a.m,” the statement read.
Meanwhile, according to the airline, preliminary investigations into the matter indicate that the damage caused by the incident was not a major consequence, enabling the aircraft to return back to operation.
“The investigation into the matter by Luftfrahrt-Bundesamt is however, ongoing. As per the aviation safety standards, all aircraft are thoroughly inspected to be 100% airworthy before take-off,” they said.
According to Air Namibia, safety remains at the heart of Air Namibia’s operations. “We extend our gratitude to our travellers for their patience during this schedule disruption,” they concluded.