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AFRAA African Airlines return to a "new normal"

African aviation is slowly coming back to life. The past few months has seen unprecedented disruptions to the travel and tourism industries across the continent.

According to International Air Transport Association (IATA) Africa’s Travel and Tourism employs 24,6 million people on the continent and contributes $169 billion to Africa’… read more

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Namibia Air Namibia Air Namibia AOC licence reinstated

Air Namibia service licence is reinstated.

The statement read: “In an application before the Honourable Justice Tommasi, the Respondents were interdicted from implementing or taking any further action regarding the suspension of the Air Namibia licenses pending a hearing of the matter on 3 August 2020.

“Air Namibia wil… read more

  • Destinations

Namibia Namibia's Tourism Revival Puzzle

Players in the tourism industry and the government are at loggerheads over the introduction of a mandatory quarantine period for tourists when borders open. The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) says the move will frustrate the industry's efforts at recovery. The tug of war has sucked in minister of health and social services Kalumbi Shan… read more

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Namibia Air Namibia Air Namibia: the end?

Another page of African aviation is turning. After the financial troubles for South African Airways (technically bankrupt), after the State which will take over Kenya Airways while it was the first African airline to be privatised in 1996, the end seems to be near for 73-year old Air Namibia.

Namibian civil aviation authority suspen… read more

  • Miscellaneous

AA Travenews Should Germans travel again to Africa?

The German Development Minister Gerd Müller (CSU) has asked Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) to review the travel restrictions imposed on African countries due to the corona pandemic.

Development Minister for Review of Africa Travel Restrictions for Germans to travel to Africa. “In Africa alone, 25 million people live from tourism, for ex… read more

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Namibia Namibia expects tourism and aviation sector rebound as borders open

With the ease of global travel restrictions, the Namibian government has said tourist can now visit the Southern African country from this week albeit at a controlled level. Namibia became the first nation in the region to allow tourists into the country. It is expected that with the opening of the country to tourists the tourism and avia… read more

  • Flights

Namibia Air Namibia Air Namibia Faces Liquidity Problems

Air Namibia owes a lot of money in maintenance fees. It’s inability to pay means its A319 aircrafts are grounded until the airline can pay thousands of dollars in outstanding maintenance fees. One aircraft, the V5-ANK, has been stranded in Larnaca, Cyprus since January. Two other aircrafts, V5-ANN and V5-ANM, are sitting at Johannesburg’s… read more

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Namibia Namibia is getting ready to welcome international tourists

Namibia’s Government has extended its four-stage strategy to exit the coronavirus lockdown by a fifth stage to address exclusively the opening of points of entry and the resumption of international air travel. The country is expected to migrate to stage five on 18 September 2020. In stage five, which is intended to last until there is a v… read more

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Namibia Namibia with COVIT-19 improvements

Namibia’s President Dr. Hage G. Geingob (22 June 2020) announced that 13 of the 14 regions of Namibia will migrate from stage three to stage four of the country’s four-stage strategy to exit the coronavirus lockdown at midnight on 29 June 2020. The Erongo Region, which is currently in stage one lockdown, will migrate to stage three at midnight t… read more

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