Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, says Air Namibia should learn to live with what they are given while they find ways to operate at a profit.Finance Minister, Calle Schlettwein, says Air Namibia should learn to live with what they are given while they find ways to operate at a profit.

The process to appoint a full-time Managing Director at Air Namibia is likely to start all over again under the guidance of a new board that is yet to be appointed.
Air Namibia is set to release audited financial statements for the period between 1998 and 2014, Acting Managing Director, Ellaine Samson, said in Windhoek on Wednesday.

The life of a female aircraft engineer

Air Namibia has finally overcome gender stereotypes by hiring their first female aircraft engineers for the Embraer Jet (ERJ) fleet.

Air Namibia edges towards collapse

Staff of ailing national carrier Air Namibia are in panic mode as fears of a possible collapse of the airline looms large after acting Managing Director, Mandi Samson, indicated this week that they were facing severe cash flow challenges.

Samson set to become Air Namibia MD

Air Namibia’s Acting Managing Director, Ellaine Samson, is expected to be unveiled as the substantive head of the national airline, after ministers Leone Jooste and Alpheus !Naruseb gave their blessings on her appointment.

Govt travel ban hits Air Namibia

The recent travel ban on government officials will reduce Air Namibia’s potential travel demand, the airline confirmed this week.
Loss-making national carrier, Air Namibia, announced this week plans to add the Lagos and Accra route to its network, effective 25 March, 2018, despite pressure from the ministries of public enterprises and finance to scrap some of its routes.
Government is still to decide whether to order Air Namibia to continue or scrap the Windhoek-Frankfurt route on which it is losing N$300 million per year, Public Enterprises Minister, Leon Jooste, said in response to an enquiry this week.

Air Namibia unfazed by Eurowings competition

Air Namibia says it is not losing sleep over the competition posed by the arrival of low-cost airline, Eurowings, which had its maiden flight on the Cologne/Bonn-Windhoek route on Wednesday.
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